"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" features one of the more soul-destroying death orgies in Fantasy-lit history, with a whole cavalcade of Potter supporting players winding up as casualties in the climactic wizard battle.
It's been more than five months since Indonesians have seen the latest Hollywood flicks on the big screen. But cinema owners say the long wait is now over, with monster hit "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" releasing on Friday.
When Larry King asked Daniel Radcliffe about filming his last scene as the title character in the "Harry Potter" movies, the actor described it as "very emotional. ... I kind of wept like a child on that last day."
If you're bleary-eyed and yawning after a late-night screening of "Harry Potter's" final movie installment, the lasting impressions of "Deathly Hallows Part II" are no doubt the only things keeping you awake today.
It's an event more than a decade in the making -- after years growing alongside "The Boy Who Lived," Harry Potter fans worldwide will clamber into theaters at midnight Thursday to behold the final battle between their hero and the Dark Lord Voldemort.
Harry Potter's final literary chapter may have come to an end, but millions of fans can now continue following the boy wizard's adventures online with the launch Thursday of an interactive e-book series.
In a surprisingly close race, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1" held on to its box-office crown Friday by grossing $20.8 million, according to early estimates. That's a 66 percent drop from the fantasy film's opening last Friday, which was inflated due to an enormous turnout at Thursday midnight screenings.
Can't wait until Friday to check out the latest installment of the "Harry Potter" film series? Well, if you have any knowledge of torrent sites at all, you should be able to view the first 36 minutes today, as a goodly chunk of the film has leaked online.
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the fall. We've got pumpkins, colorful leaves, Halloween, and whatnot. But the hands-down best thing about fall is that this is the season when the "good" movies come out.
Barnes & Noble, the world's largest book retailing chain, posted a higher quarterly profit Thursday, helped by higher sales driven by record demand for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the final book in the popular series.
Even though Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold an incredible 8.3 million copies in its first 24 hours on the American market - its author, J.K. Rowling, says reaching the finish line was bittersweet.
As millions of fans await Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the final news of their hero's fate - to be revealed once and for all 12:01 a.m. Saturday - J.K. Rowling sounds almost relieved that it is sealed.
As the clock keeps ticking toward the magic hour when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is released - 12:01 a.m. this coming Saturday - fans eager to find out whether their hero lives or dies are under attack by an invasion of spoilers.