First composed by John Williams, “Hedwig’s Theme” is the music associated with Harry Potter. Just like the 'Harry Potter' franchise itself, “Hedwig’s Theme” will probably be one of those immortal pieces off a movie magic in the twenty-first century.
‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2′ director David Yates and stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Gint talk about shooting the dark and disturbing scenes of the final film. 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2' hits theaters July 15.
Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise, is flanked by Daniel Radcliffe (l.) and Rupert Grint, and wears a sassy Rafael Lopez for Atelier Mayer dress at the world premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1' in London on Nov. 11, 2010.
Daniel Radcliffe (right) has been the face of Harry Potter – 'the boy who lived' – ever since 'Harry Potter' movie No. 1, 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,' was released in 2001. At left Radcliffe is shown in a scene from movie No. 6, 'Harry Potter the Half-Blood Prince.'
Warner Bros. has unleashed a second ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' trailer, teasing the glorious battle between good and evil. 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' will be the ultimate conclusion to the wildly popular film franchise.
Tony Awards: On a night when the hilariously profane 'The Book of Mormon' reigned supreme, the famously troubled 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' got attention both positive and negative at Sunday's Tonys.
Sequels usually are sure box office bets for summer. Johnny Depp (l.), Penelope Cruz (r.), and Ian McShane appear in a scene from 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,' about a quest for the fountain of youth. 'Tides' is the fourth film in the 'Pirates' franchise, based on a Walt Disney theme park ride.
The virtuous icon John Wayne in his Oscar-winning role as a cantankerous marshal Rooster Cogburn who helps a young girl hunt down her father’s murderer. The 1969 version of ‘True Grit,’ starring Wayne differs in style and tone from this year’s version. Wayne is a big, ornery galoot who hides his sentimentality under a carapace of bravado.
The cinematic versions of 'Harry Potter' lack the 'oomph' of the books. Film critics say some have been too derivative. Potter fans say they aren't faithful enough.