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Pushing Buttons: ‘We can survive without it’ – the gamers boycotting Hogwarts Legacy
In this week’s newsletter: The big-budget Harry Potter spinoff should be an instant play for fans of the series, but for some author JK Rowling’s statements on sex and gender have made that decision complicated

Keza MacDonald

08, Feb, 2023 @11:45 AM

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Fantastic Beasts and where to cancel them: how the Wizarding World lost its magic
With some cast members in disgrace and others at odds with creator JK Rowling over trans rights, the Harry Potter spin-off has become embroiled in controversy. Can it make it to the end of its five-film series?

Ryan Gilbey

08, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Going full meta: Nicolas Cage and the actors who love playing themselves
Whether they’re sending themselves up or shedding an off-screen persona, there is a peculiar delight in seeing an actor take on a role they were literally born to play

Ann Lee

07, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Next stop, Sylvia Plath! Why it is time to redraw the London Underground map
The official London tube map has only three stops named after women. Together with the actor Emma Watson and the author Rebecca Solnit, I’ve been working on a feminist alternative. Here’s the story behind our contribution to International Women’s Day

Reni Eddo-Lodge

07, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Hollywood stars back Emma Watson after Palestinian solidarity post
Susan Sarandon and Mark Ruffalo among signatories to letter supporting Harry Potter actor accused of antisemitism

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

13, Jan, 2022 @2:26 PM

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Emma Watson pro-Palestinian post sparks antisemitism row
Israeli officials attack actor’s message, and are accused of ‘cynical weaponisation’ of term

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

04, Jan, 2022 @5:28 PM

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Harry Potter turns 20: where are stars of the film franchise now?
We find out what happened to the young cast of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

14, Nov, 2021 @5:21 PM

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone review – 20 years on, it’s a nostalgic spectacular
The first film in the franchise is re-released into a very different world – but it’s as entertaining and exhilarating as ever

Peter Bradshaw

28, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The not so cursed child: did Harry Potter mark the end of troubled young actors?
As we reach the 20th anniversary of the magical British blockbusters, the real magic lies in the way its young stars have stayed on the rails – unlike many before them

Ryan Gilbey

22, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Prince William reveals Earthshot Prize winners in global bid to tackle climate crisis
Five global thinkers were each awarded a grant worth £1m to develop their ideas and technologies

Samantha Lock and agencies

18, Oct, 2021 @1:52 AM

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Reni Eddo-Lodge and Emma Watson to redraw London tube map with women's names
Suggestions sought for public history project inspired by similar map of New York led by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Alison Flood

21, Jul, 2020 @2:11 PM

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Novelist Marian Keyes to headline Primadonna literary festival
Celebration of female writers will have alternative wedding chapel where women can ‘marry’ themselves

Caroline Davies

28, Feb, 2020 @7:03 PM

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