The Brit List: Summer of London – Movies

The premiere of 'The Making of Harry Potter' tour in London (Rex Features via AP Images)

The Royal Summer‘s already underway with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and we’re less than 60 days from the Olympics. But as our on-air host Asha Leo (@ashaleo) says, there’s more to the Summer of London than corgis and track shorts.

London’s influence on cinema cannot be underestimated. Here’s a look at how the world of movies will celebrate the Summer of London, both in Britain’s capital and around the globe:

NEXT: “The Making of Harry Potter” Tour

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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