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‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Movie

Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion continue their journey through the Potterverse by examining the first prequel film and its theme of secrets

Hello! (Yeah!) And welcome to Binge Mode! Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion continue their exploration of the Harry Potter universe by diving deep into the movie adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. To help guide you on that journey, here is a map of the 50th episode of Binge Mode: Harry Potter. It’s not quite as detailed as the Marauder’s Map, but don’t fear: The podcast is just as magical.

On this episode of Binge Mode, after taking a journey on the Hogwarts Express and entering the Restricted Section to teach us about the Beasts companion book, Mallory and Jason analyze the movie via seven big questions and awards:

  1. The Big Idea
  2. Best Connection to Original Canon, Worst Connection to Original Canon
  3. The [Extremely Goblet Voice] “I Love Magic” Award for Best Use of, Depiction of, or Introduction of a Magical Ability or Item
  4. The “HE WAS THEIR FRIEND!” Award for Most Effective Snapshot of Angst (or Romance)
  5. Sights and Sounds (Most Notable Hair, Costume, Score, or CGI Element)
  6. Best Quotes
  7. Winner of the Movie

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