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As I mentioned in the comments, the technique used to alter the appearance of film in post production is called 'Colour Grading', and is a process used in most if not all movies. This was a practise that was used even before the advent of digital editing, but was the result of what was referred to as 'Colour Timing'. Colour Timing is still used in analogue ...


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The spell (used in the movie) was used in the presence of spiders. It's really that simple, I think. I used a Search function on my PDF of the book and it produced "No results." It seems to be an invention of the film and one only used in the presence of spiders. Why would Harry use it when there were no spiders around?


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There are a few reasons why they all chose to take the form of Harry, but these are entirely explained in the books as opposed to the films. I'll start with my own speculation, before moving on to evidence from the book. I believe if they disguised him as, for example, his cousin Dudley, it would look especially suspicious. Imagine if Voldemort and the ...


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As explained here: http://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/29428/in-the-battle-of-the-seven-potters-why-didnt-harry-take-the-polyjuice-potion Being Harry was in-fact one of the safest people to be in that situation; given that there were extremely strict orders to capture Harry and not kill him! Having more than one Harry was only a ploy to confuse the ...


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I think there are a few possibilities here. The first possibility is that Snape could have fudged it as @Liath suggested in his answer. However, the OWLs were external exams marked by external examiners. Although Snape has influence over the teaching of the course, the actual examination was done independently (similar to the GCSE system in UK which Rowling ...


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" I could not understand why he portrayed himself as angry, ferocious, tough and mischievous to his students? " First, among other things, because he was a high-IQ, low-social-IQ geek, who had to develop a tough bullying exterior to survive all his life. He clearly hated incompetents (thus total offense at Neville's entire existence). He disliked ...


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While the (lack of) protection of the cloak's wearer from the spells was well explained in KeyBrd's answer, the invisibility was not, so I'd like to address that. It was established throughout the books that the cloak is an exceptional one, not losing its properties, etc. However, some devices can penetrate it. One of them is Moody's magical eye, as ...



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