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Blu-ray Review: Amazing Gift Set For ‘Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection’

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CHICAGO – Do you have a diehard “Harry Potter” fan in your family? No, I don’t mean someone who likes Harry Potter. I’m talking someone who is DEVOTED to the world created by J.K. Rowling. Because it takes some serious devotion to commit to the “Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection,” a new Blu-ray box set from Warner Bros. that includes a stunning THIRTY-ONE DISCS along with numerous physical collectibles, new special features, and a marvelous case. It’s incredibly expensive but also incredibly cool.

HollywoodChicago.com Blu-ray rating: 5.0/5.0
Rating: 5.0/5.0

Where do we start in analyzing this set? It’s massive. Those willing to open their wallets and empty their bank accounts will find, of course, all eight of the films and all of the previously released special features that were included in the individual editions of each film. But that’s not it. It’s not just a repackage. The collection also includes five hours of new special features, which are separated on three discs. The “Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection” bonus disc includes some great features like the “50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments,” in which the cast count down their favorites, and “The Harry Potters You Never Met,” which highlights the stunt peopler who took the place of Harry, Ron, and Hermione so mant times.

Harry Potter: Wizard's Collection was released on Blu-ray on September 7, 2012
Harry Potter: Wizard’s Collection was released on Blu-ray on September 7, 2012
Photo credit: Warner Bros.

The set also includes the final two parts of the “Creating the World of Harry Potter” mega-featurette that has spanned the Ultimate Edition releases of the films over the last few years — “Story” and “Growing Up.”

Finally, fans will adore the physical collectibles, like a book of the many labels featured throughout the series, a collection of sketch prints that detail concept art from the film, and a full color 24” x 36” map of Hogwarts printed on fabric.

Check out this clip before you pick up your copy and look below it for all of the details on what should be one the most cherished gift sets of the holiday season:

Synopsis:
The magical film franchise is now available in a spectacular limited-edition collectible box set. The most comprehensive Harry Potter movie collection yet features all eight films, exclusive never-before-seen content and must-have memorabilia. This new limited and numbered 31-disc collection contains all eight Harry Potter movies on Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet Digital Copy and more than 37 hours of special features including all previously released materials and more than 10 hours of new to disc bonus content, and 5 hours of never-before-seen material. In addition to the theatrical release of every film, the collection also includes the extended versions of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; and the 3D versions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Parts 1 and 2.

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Special Features:
o Documentary Series Creating the World Of Harry Potter on Each Film, Including The Never Before Released Part 7: Story and Part 8: Growing Up
o Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - Behind The Magic
o Harry Potter: On The Road
o Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - Behind The Magic
o Hogwarts’ Last Stand
o Previously Released Behind The Scenes Featurettes, Interviews, Additional Scenes and Much More!
o Exclusive Hidden Bonus Disc
o When Harry Left Hogwarts (Extended Version)
o 50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments: Definitive Version
o Secrets Revealed! Quidditch
o Secrets Revealed! Hagrid
o The Harry Potters You Never Met
o Label Collection
o Catalogue Of Artefacts
o Horcrux Locket
o UltraViolet Redemption Code
o 5 Sketch Prints By Production Designer Stuart Craig
o 8 Concept Paintings
o Blueprint Poster Of Hogwarts Castle
o Map Of Hogwarts And The Areas Surround It

“Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection” was released on September 7, 2012.

HollywoodChicago.com content director Brian Tallerico

By BRIAN TALLERICO
Content Director
HollywoodChicago.com
brian@hollywoodchicago.com

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