#Potterheadreadalong19: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them + Free Bookmarks

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was one of my favorite movies of 2016.

I’ve seen it about 3 times now and I’m planning to rewatch it this year too. There were so many things that I loved about this movie and this post will be part of my #Potterheadreadalong19 challenge.

 

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Considering that it had been a long time since we had gotten another movie set in the Wizarding world, Newt’s suitcase was one of my favorite aspects! I loved seeing the magical creatures inside and how big it is in there.

 

 

 

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mischievous little things, Nifflers. Although I was pretty sure I wouldn’t be able to handle them I couldn’t stop thinking about how much I would love to have a baby Niffler (and we got to see them in Crimes of Grindelwald).

 

 

Autism Spectrum

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Everytime I think about Newt he strikes me as autistic. It just felt obvious from the moment we met him. Now, J.K. Rowling hasn’t confirmed this (as far as I know), but I read an article where Eddie Redmayne also pointed this out. I love Newt with all my heart, and I think having a character on the Autism spectrum is wonderful for fans to connect with. I know of a few people who have stated this.

 

 

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Since the Harry Potter days, the magical creatures have always been a favorite. I loved seeing Newt dealing with them and looking after them. I loved the variety in magical creatures too!

 

 

Obscurus

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Seeing an Obscurus was quite unique. I’ve always wanted to go deeper into this concept, and seeing it on-screen was a good take. When a magical child tries to suppress their magical abilities (or are abused into doing so) you get an Obscurial. What really happened to Ariana Dumbeldore that we don’t know?

 

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Although I’ve seen Harry Potter about a thousand times I still couldn’t get over the magic. Being back in the wizarding world brought back so many nostalgic memories. I was worried that the movie wasn’t going to be magical enough but it was perfect!

 

 

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Free Printable Bookmarks

Made these a few years back. Really enjoyed making them, and I hope you enjoy using them 😊

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If you happen to print these out do share them with me on Twitter, Instagram or email!

 


 

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What did you love about Fantastic Beasts?

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9 thoughts on “#Potterheadreadalong19: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them + Free Bookmarks

  1. Bookish Rita says:

    This is such a fantastic post, and thank you for including the GIFs! I never watched the movie because I was scared I wouldn’t like it and would think less of Rowling (even less) and of the HP world. But now I think I might have to watch it… Newt sounds like a great character. Eddie Redmayne is one of my favorite actors, and from what you described Newt as, I think he must play the role really well!

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