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A Highly Scientific Analysis of the New Harry Potter Trailer

Grab a Butterbeer and check out FYA's highly scientific analysis of the new Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trailer!

A Highly Scientific Analysis of the New Harry Potter Trailer

So apparently at the MTV Movie Awards last night, Sandra Bullock kissed Scarlett Johansson and Twilight won a bunch of awards and WHO CARES BECAUSE THERE IS A NEW HARRY POTTER TRAILER OMGGGGGG.

Given the global and cultural importance of this trailer, we here at FYA decided to give it our usual scientific treatment, where we analyze every little detail and offer our typical intellectual insight because IT'S HARRY MOTHERCUSSING POTTER.

Let us begin our study with a viewing, shall we? (Sorry it's a little large for our site. But the magnification is ideal for research purposes!)

Now that we've all viewed the subject, I'd like to report my first response, as a scientist:


Now that I've gotten that general summary out of the way, let's break it down to the salient points:


HEDWIG! SOB! Dang, trailer, that's just cold.

I wish that part had been in slow motion, like how they do in action movies with AC/DC or ZZ Top playing in the background. BADASS WIZARDS Y'ALL.

LORD! VOLDEMORT! And I mean the lord in an exclamation way, not a title. Isn't there, like, a spell that can fix yr nose? I mean, if Hermione can do it, I'm pretty sure the Dark Lord can handle it. Just sayin'.



Whoah, wait. Is that a STACHE I see? Nice Ron. Well done.

Did anyone else... ok nevermind. Um anyway what about those eyebrows, huh?

Hermione, where did you learn that fashion spell and HOW CAN I MAKE THE MAGIC HAPPEN IN MY CLOSET?

Dude, Ron, that was way harsh. Also check out Hermione's scarf! Who knew there were hipster wizards? Imagine all of the American Apparel that's been hiding underneath those cloaks...

BEST. SCENE. EVER. I remember reading that part for the first time and thinking, "I cannot WAIT to see this on the screen." In other words, there better not be any ghetto CGI up in here! Studio, y'all best respect the Rowling!


Did anyone else think of New Moon during this part? Anyone? As a scientist I felt the need to disclose my reaction, no matter how heinous. That's because I have ethics. And also because I've played the New Moon drinking game a dozen times.

Where exactly in the book is this movie gonna stop? The end is gonna make me mad, isn't it? ISN'T IT? DAMN YOU WARNER BROTHERS.

Thus ends my scientific report. Subject was viewed, evaluated and declared to be AWESOME. In a totally excruciating way obvs cos WHEN WILL IT BE NOVEMBER 19TH?!! Probably never. SIGH.

I now invite my fellow scientists to share the results of their research in the comments! Intellectualize away!

Posh Deluxe's photo About the Author: Sarah lives in Austin, TX, where she programs films at the Alamo Drafthouse. Sarah enjoys fancy cocktails, dance parties and anything that sparkles (except vampires).