Harry Potter Film Analysis

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Watching the first Harry Potter Film is a vivid memory I keep within me. I recall sitting around my living room with my family by my side munching on salty popcorn and entranced by the story of the boy wizard and his friends. Although I was only around the age of six or seven when I first watched it, I still remember every detail and that says something about the series as a whole. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone came out in 2001 and a decade later, in 2011, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 was released. As strongly as I can remember watching the first film for the first time, I can also easily reflect on watching the last one for the first time. I can remember feeling absolutely heartbroken that the exciting world of Harry …show more content…
Berger grew up in Los Angles, California. He was surrounded by the entertainment industry his whole life and knew he wanted to continue being involved within it. A wise family friend told him since he knew what he wanted to do and knew he would be good at it, he should spend his four college years learning about everything but the show business industry. Josh took the advice and learned a lot during his time at Harvard (casually). After the heart braking failure of not getting a job he thought he had in the bag, he decided to take a year off and go to Italy. During his time in Italy he learned to speak Italian (go figure) and also found himself unable to stay away from the industry he knew so well. Someone his family knew hooked him up with an amazing opportunity and he took it on full force. Josh went back to school to Harvard to complete his time there and was off into the real world. His best advice to students hoping to succeed in a path similar to his (or any career for that matter) is to take advantage of your connections and try your best to create some of your own. He also advised that if you are passionate about something, work as hard as possible to get to where you want to …show more content…
The Harry Potter franchise exploded in popularity in the early 2000’s and will continue to create demand for decades and decades to come. It has been one of the most prominent book series ever, and the same goes for the series of films. Not only are there books and movies about Harry Potter, but there are amusement parks, exhibits, theater plays, huge shops, merchandise, games and so much more. It really has taken over the media and created its own world or franchise that produces millions and MILLONS in revenue. At the start of the tour, they showed a short clip going back to when the Harry Potter series first caught on. Hundreds of screaming fans were jumping for joy and still to this day, there are countless numbers of die-hard fans worldwide. JK Rowling’s imagination and creativity unleashed a media

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