‘Harry Potter’ Gets An Honest Trailer

Who is cute enough to replace this lot?

Who is cute enough to replace this lot?

Apologies if you’ve seen this already, but it’s too good to pass up on, especially the bit with the Academy Awards nominations.

A while ago we mentioned the phenomenon of Honest Trailers, in which major movies are given an irreverent boot in the goolies by YouTubers screenjunkies, using a fake trailer as a steel-toecapped boot.

The appearance of the Harry Potter franchise among their subjects is well past overdue, and so it’s with no small delight that we can show you this:

Naturally it diminishes the fun of the films in no sense whatsoever.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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