Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The film adaptation, directed by Chris Columbus, launched an eight-film series that’s grossed almost $8 billion worldwide and tonight Miller Outdoor Theatre is offering the chance to relive the magic. Come out and see if the film Roger Ebert called “a red-blooded adventure movie, dripping with atmosphere, filled with the gruesome and the sublime, and surprisingly faithful to the novel” still holds up. Spoiler: It does, so make plans this week to binge-watch all the other films too.
It’s hard to believe, but this year is the 20th anniversary of the release of the first Harry Potter book, J.K. Rowling’s