We continue celebrating fandom in our 101st episode of Geeks with Kids. Advertisements
In a very special episode of Geeks with Kids, we celebrate 100 episodes by chatting about some of our favourite fandoms, what we love about them, and how we can introduce someone new to it.
Rodeo Visual Effects Company has just released a VFX breakdown on their work on the Harry Potter spin-off “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. Apparently nothing was real, not even the streets they walked down.
The venerable star of the stage and screen John Hurt has died at the age of 77. Hurt had recently battled pancreatic cancer but he was given the all-clear in 2015.
Syfy has released the newest trailer for the second season of their adaptation of Lev Grossman’s “The Magicians”. The story follows Quentin Coldwater, a magician, who discovers that the magical world from his favorite childhood books is real and poses a danger to humanity. It’s sort of like a grown up Harry Potter meets Narnia thing and…
Some mashups make you raise an eyebrow. Really?! A burger stuffed with Reese Peanut Butter Cups sounds sarcastically awesome! Some mashups are all like, “Peas and carrots? PB and Jam? We got that swagger! Let’s all meet up at the arcade and play Marvel vs. Capcom!” Ok, maybe not. Still some mashups don’t quite work,…
The official title theme music for the upcoming “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” was recently released on Pottermore. James Newton Howard starts the theme with a little of the “Harry Potter” motif created by John Williams but crafts it into a wonderful piece.
I don’t know about you but the geeks here are ridiculously excited for more of the wizarding world. And if the trailers are any indication, this movie is going to be ride. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hits theaters this November.
With Halloween on it’s way, now’s the time to start looking for fun projects to do with the kiddies. Over at SnapGuide, they have an awesome guide to make a paper Howler from Harry Potter. It’s fairly simple, so check it out.