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The Fantastic Masculinity of Newt Scamander

Newt Scamander, protagonist of the Harry Potter spinoff, is an unconventional male hero. He performs a refreshingly atypical form of masculinity, especially for the lead in a fantasy adventure story.

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• Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
• Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
• Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
• Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
• Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
• Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)
• Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010)
• The Matrix (1999)
• Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour (2010)
• Thor: The Dark World (2013)
• Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
• Star Trek (2009)
• A Beautiful Mind (2001)
• Back to the Future (1985)
• Sherlock: The Blind Banker (2010)
• Sherlock: A Study in Pink (2010)
• MTV After Hours Hufflepuff PSA (2016)


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Writer/Producer: Jonathan McIntosh
Motion Graphics: Jonathan McIntosh
Logo Design: Justin McIntosh
Outro music: Jonathan Mann