The statue may have gone the way of the Whomping
Willow but the towers remain, topped by all manner of statues once used to fool the marauding Scots into thinking that the castle was bristling with warriors.
She seizes a fat minnow in her razor-sharp bill, stuns the flopping fish by whomping
it against the plastic pot and swallows it headfirst, then and there.
HARRY POTTER(TM) WHOMPING
WILLOW(TM) GAME: ("Finalist" Family
Here the incredible Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride and an encounter with a Whomping
Willow and Dementors awaited, and it left me feeling utterly exhilarated and in desperate need of a glass of frothy butterbeer in the Three Broomsticks tavern next door.
Attractions here include the Forbidden Journey ride plus animated whomping
willows, dragons and giant spitting spiders.
The taste runs the gamut from spicy, dark Dunkelweizen - a smooth, dark German beer made from wheat and barley - to Face-off Double IPA - a hops-heavy brew with a whomping
Previous innovations included tree dynamics for the Whomping
Willow and fur simulation software used for werewolf transformation.
They will also escape a dragon attack, have a close encounter with a Whomping
Willow - then play in a Quidditch match.
Pleading soul vocals and whomping
disco grooves give way to shimmering synths and bells, followed by eruptions of energy, and on and on.
How many Ford Anglias were destroyed to recreate the Whomping
Willow crash scene in the Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets film?
Screenwriter Steve Kloves remains largely faithful to Rowling's book, galloping through all of the big set-pieces including a visit to the wizarding village of Hogsmeade, a memorable encounter with the Whomping
Willow and a trip to the Shrieking Shack.
It is a good idea to respect ancient trees, especially if they have a temper like the Whomping
Willow,'' the author said, referring to characters and locations in her popular books about boy wizard Harry Potter.
The next second Voldemort grabs them away under the whomping
It begins with a separated jet engine, monstrously alone, spinning out of the firmament, whomping
into the roof of a suburban home and (incidentally) suspending linear time--the sheerest aerial paranoia.
For example, the Weasleys' flying Ford Anglia in which Ron and Harry travel to Hogwarts and wind up in the branches of the Whomping
Willow had the potential to look particularly naff while Dobby the house elf who appears,