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Need a 'Potter' refresher? Seven films in six minutes

What's a horcrux again? Who really betrayed Harry's parents? Slate V offers a quick recap so fans heading for the final film will have all plot points fresh in their minds.
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Even "Harry Potter" uber-fans can be forgiven if they've mixed up some of the plot points in the decade-long series. After all, the enormous books were whittled down into eight films, so Hollywood had to move kind of fast to get the young wizard's story told on-screen.

While prepping for the eighth and final film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," we found this Slate V video extraordinarily helpful. Some dedicated moviewatcher took all seven movies so far and essentially ran them through a video juicer, writing out the absolute highlights and providing a smooth narration to take us through the highlights (and lowlights).

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The commentary's also pretty funny — quidditch is dubbed "jai alai on flying brooms," Harry and Tom Riddle engage in "wizard IM conversations" via the disappearing ink in Tom's diary, and Draco Malfoy is rightly crowned a "big douche."

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