• Is there any explanation for the differences to the existing Harry Potter timeline?

    26 days ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald two facts are revealed that challenge the existing timeline: A. Dumbledore was born long after Percival was sent to Azkaban and Albus was magically bound to not fight Gellert before the duel that cost Adriana her life.
    Neither of these seems to make much sense.
    Is Rowling disregarding the existing timeline, messing up, or has she said anything else about this?
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  • Next 3 Major Franchise Sequels: 'Glass,' 'Avengers 4,' 'John Wick 3'

    Next 3 Major Franchise Sequels: 'Glass,' 'Avengers 4,' 'John Wick 3'

    26 days ago - By Movies

    The second installment in a new series written expressly for the big screen by J.K. Rowling, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is also the tenth film in the Harry Potter universe. Popular interest has been quite strong, as the movie has already earned more than $253 million at the box office worldwide.
    Three more installments in the Fantastic Beasts series await, with the next film scheduled for release on November 20, 2020. Before that happens, what other major franchise sequels will see release in 2019? Here are three upcoming sequels that all have our eager...
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  • 'Fantastic Beasts' So Far: Comparing the Stories and What They Mean for the Wizarding World

    'Fantastic Beasts' So Far: Comparing the Stories and What They Mean for the Wizarding World

    26 days ago - By Movies

    This past weekend marked the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the highly-anticipated new chapter in the so-called Wizarding World series, which was defined by the Harry Potter films from 2001-2011. Two years ago, the series was handed off to a new lead in Eddie Redmayne's magizoologist Newt Scamander - referenced in the Harry Potter books as well as in at least one of the films - resulting in the original Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
    Comparing the two films brings to mind a lot of very immediate differences, including the different strategies both take in...
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