Harry Potter's Quidditch comes to life in England but the main purpose of the game is to capture the "snitch." Rather than a flying gold ball, as portrayed in the books and movies, the snitch is played by a wrestler or track player dressed in yellow or gold with a sock hanging from his waist. Players must ... 07/23/2012 - 7:08 pm | View Link
Quidditch players look to capture Olympic magic Players of a real-life version of the Harry Potter game quidditch are using the Olympics to showcase their sport, which they think is worthy of being included at London 2012. Made famous by JK Rowling's wizard stories, quidditch came to Oxford as part of ... 07/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A Look at Muggle Quidditch on the Eve of the 5th World Cup Standard Quidditch—best known as the sport that Harry Potter played when he was in school at Hogwarts—obviously includes elements that don’t translate to the non-magical world: most notably, players flying ... fine handcrafted magic wands”) is ... 11/10/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
Will it get off the ground? Muggles keep the Harry Potter magic alive with real-life Quidditch matches Aside from being land-based, the muggle version faithfully follows the rules of the game played at Hogwarts, with one other exception. The golden snitch – the shiny ball with wings that Harry Potter chases – is played by a human dressed in ... 07/22/2011 - 1:46 am | View Link
The first photo is out of Denzel Washington in Antoine Fuqua’s "The Equalizer". A feature film reimagination of the classic 1980s TV series starring Edward Woodward, Washington plays ex-covert operative Robert McCall who offers his services in order to atone for his past sins.
The film was shot over the Summer and also stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo, Haley Bennett, Marton Csokas, Johnny Messner, Vladimir Kulich, and Robert Wahlberg.
After last week’s deluge of new releases, it’s very nice for certain movie column writers to have a week with just one new release (that’s not a big-name release that people have been clamoring to see for months, that is) to write about.
Just when you thought you could roll up your whip, hang up your leather jacket, and put away your fedora, here comes some of the more intriguing late-Friday news we've seen in some time: Apparently, Disney has picked up the rights to any and all Indiana Jones sequels.
It’s a growing case of ABC-you later. The sudden departure of Sam Champion from “Good Morning America” caught viewers by surprise last week and has industry insiders buzzing about a growing “brain drain” at ABC News.
Marvel took a giant gamble when they decided to knit together a bunch of superhero franchises into the mega-franchise Avengers, but their risk paid off in spades -- and now that they've collected enough clout to start talking about their releases in terms of "phases" rather than individual films, other studios are eager to get in on the interconnecting franchise action.
Break out your old synthesizer and peck out the "Axel F" melody, film fans -- after nearly two decades in and out of various stages of development, the fourth installment in the Beverly Hills Cop series has an official green light from Paramount Pictures.