Harry Potter Page to Screen, by Bob McCabe

Harry-Potter-Page-to-Screen-CoverFour years ago, I read Harry Potter: Film Wizardry, which was about the Harry Potter movie series as it existed by that point (ie not all eight movies). Harry Potter Page to Screen covers some of the same areas as Film Wizardry, but isn’t just an expanded version of the same book. This is a 530+ page, 7+ pound, $75 (!!!) book detailing the entire movie-making process, from casting to special/practical effects to prop and costume creation. Unlike Film Wizardry, it has no extras like stickers and cutouts (boo! my copy of Film Wizardry was actually lost in moving cross country), but has page after page of photos and information. I learned more than I could ever list in a single review, and since it’s holiday season at the moment, I’m just going to leave this as a mini-review of a book I finished in the lazy hours of Christmas afternoon. This is a fabulous read for HP fanatics, like me, and especially worth it if, like me, you get one of those 60% off coupons before you buy it. 😀

Advertisements

About Amanda

Writing. Family. Books. Crochet. Fitness. Fashion. Fun. Not necessarily in that order. Note: agender (she/her).
This entry was posted in 2014, Adult, Visual and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s