The final Harry Potter movie marked the end of an era this summer, and Warner Brothers is trying to punctuate the epic saga’s conclusion with an Oscar blitz.
A series of “For Your Consideration” ads have been released with the intention of lobbying voters to nominate Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won Best Picture, so Warner Bros. certainly has a chance to gain some critical recognition for the franchise.
Here’s the latest ad the Academy should ignore at its peril:
Considering the impact it has on the film world, awards in some of the many applicable categories seem likely, but only time (and voters) will tell.
Will the marketing push succeed? Should it? You tell us …
Should Harry Potter be nominated for Best Picture?