By Marty Mulrooney
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is the eighth and final instalment of the Harry Potter film series. The second of two films based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling, the film details the epic final battle between Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes).
By Elena Cresci
Part One of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows marks the beginning of the end. When the last book of the best-selling series was released, many fans took solace in the fact that there were still more of the films left to enjoy. But now the multi-million franchise is winding down to an end with the final novel being adapted into two films. Director David Yates returns after helming Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince to see the series off. The final instalment sees the trio out of their native Hogwarts and forced into hiding as Voldermort seizes control of the Ministry and strikes terror into the hearts of the wizarding community. It’s up to ‘The Boy Who Lived’ and his friends to find and destroy the Horcruxes, fragmented parts of Voldermort’s soul, in order to defeat the Dark Lord.
By Stewart Sutherland
Sixty years old, LEGO is a brand name that almost everyone in the world should be familiar with by now. The construction toy of choice for any and all children, over the past few years the company has also loaned it’s product to other markets, such as animated films and video games. Even if you’ve never played a LEGO game before, it’s been impossible not to notice the steady stream of titles from the franchise. Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Batman and now even Rock Band have all had the plastic make-over. Their success is hard to ignore. So, when the attendant at my local retailer (EB) recommended LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, I figured I’d finally see what all the fuss was about.