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Viral Video: Part 2 of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

This last installment in the excellent “Harry Potter” movie series looks like it is going to be the best–at least from the special effects bursting out of this new trailer.

It seems that no innovative digital wizardry was left on the drawing board, from giant flame monsters to sparkly explosions to a lovely delicate floating flower.

Ah, magic.

Enjoy:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work