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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates and written by J.K. Rowling. The movie takes place in the wizarding world of Harry Potter but is set 70 years before the events of the original series. The story follows Newt Scamander, a magizoologist, and his adventures in New York City during the 1920s. He arrives in the city with a suitcase full of magical creatures, but when some of them escape, chaos ensues. Newt must navigate the dangers of the city and the threat of exposure to the non-magical population, all while trying to recapture his escaped creatures.

The film stars Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, alongside Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, and Colin Farrell. It received positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success, grossing over $800 million worldwide. The success of the film led to a sequel, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald," which was released in 2018.

The film's screenplay was written by J.K. Rowling, the author of the original Harry Potter series, and marks her debut as a screenwriter. The film was produced by Heyday Films, which produced all of the Harry Potter films. The visual effects in the film were praised for bringing the magical creatures to life, and the film's score, composed by James Newton Howard, was also well received. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards, for Best Production Design and Best Costume Design.

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Anna Miko

Anna Miko enjoys writing more than reading books. But most of all she likes to write movie and series reviews. Being fond of classic cinema, she nevertheless is the author of many research works on contemporary visual arts. She also writes short essays on new movies and series helping others to navigate the world of modern cinema.

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