(again, please bear with me if I had to redirect you to another page to view the pic. I even tried Specialis Revelio to make this work, but nothing doing. Blogger really hates me.)
Can you feel how wickedly excited I am about the upcoming movie?! Wait, scratch that – I’m wickedly, shamelessly, wantonly excited about the 5th movie and the 7th book! squeee!!! If Harry’s desire of making giggling illegal does happen, I’d be guilty as hell, but the heck, I'm giggling and grinning like mad after seeing the pic. More of this, anything, to satisfy this addict!
I like OoTP as it introduced two very interesting characters: Luna Lovegood and Dolores Umbridge. Luna for me is cool, in a weird sort of way. I don't know why, but I really, really love that scene in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince when Harry asked Luna to go with him to Slughorn's party and Peeves heard it and he said: "Potter luuurves Loony!". No, I'm not a Harry-Luna shipper [I'm not a shipper at all!] but I always get a good laugh whenever I read that! [and please don't ask me how many times I have read the books. I've lost count.]
Ah, Umbridge. Nasty, foul, sweet Umbridge. There's so much satisfaction in seeing her get her comeuppance. Hahaha! Schadenfreude! Her characterization was J.K. Rowling's awesome way of telling us, in the words of Sirius Black, "... the world is not divided into good people and Death Eaters."
I hope there’s truth to the speculations that the final book will be released on July 7, 2007. How cool is that? Book 7 released on 7/07/07! Anyway, OoTP the movie will be shown in US and UK theaters on July 13, 2007. No word yet on its Philippine premiere, but I heard that the movie will be released in IMAX theater, so yeah! More reasons to be excited! The sixth movie, Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince will be released on November 21, 2008. Alan Rickman (Professor Snape to you) will be devilishly awesome in this movie!
Since the topic here is Harry Potter, I want to mention here a question J.K. Rowling herself raised on her site: Why did Dumbledore have James’ invisibility cloak at the time of James’ death, given that Dumbledore could make himself invisible without a cloak? I’m kind of tamad to post my theory on this one, as it’s kind of long and also includes my own follow up questions! But to fellow Potter-holics out there, feel free to leave a comment so that we can discuss our own theories!
And if you want more Harry Potter fix to tide you over until the next book or movie, I suggest you subscribe to Mugglecast. It's an amazing podcast and the hosts are just as obssessed [or even more! heck! they have a podcast!] as I am to discuss anything and everything HP. Subscription is absolutely free. You can set your iTunes to download the latest episodes for you. If you don't have iTunes, I think there are other programs you can use to get the episodes. Check Mugglenet for more details!
As I use to say: