Angel Shaw is a Core Features Senior Writer on Screen Rant's Movies/TV and Harry Potter teams. She holds a bachelor's degree in language interpreting and is passionate about all things culture and communication—especially in how it relates to popular media throughout history (from Shakespeare to Friends to Game of Thrones).
Angel specializes in Harry Potter and the Wizarding World franchise, having read the books and watched the movies too many times to count. She especially enjoys writing book-to-screen analyses, which has expanded to other franchises such as The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger Games.
While Angel could analyze the plot and characters of the Harry Potter books all day, she is passionate about any of the comforting binge-worthy classics. Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Pirates of the Caribbean, and all Disney has to offer are never far from her heart.
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It would have been great to see Neville take down Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter, but Mrs. Weasley was always the perfect woman for the job.
Fans of the Harry Potter series have been discussing hidden details for decades, but there are some small, strange facts that no one ever talks about.
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Action movies from the 1990s are easy to love, but after decades of ever-improving technology and changes in society, they don't rewatch the same way.
Legolas' character differed between the Lord of the Rings books and movies, but Orlando Bloom managed to capture his most important mannerisms.
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