If it’s been a while since spending time in the Harry Potter universe, there are a few things you could do to refresh your memory. You could dust off those huge, well-worn paperbacks and page-turn for a few weeks. You could spend a day or two cramming in all eight Potter films and have John Williams “Hedwig’s Theme” song ringing in your ears the whole time.
Or you could just watch this 13-minute video. Uploaded to YouTube this week by user Kees van Dijkhuizen jr., the clip re-edits and combines all the high points of the Hollywood titles into what can be seen as either an extended trailer with lots of spoilers or a short film that moves at a breakneck pace.
Conveniently, as Collider noted, the clip has been timed to the debut of the pricey Wizard’s Collection DVD set. But if you don’t feel like shelling out several hundred dollars for the discs or you just want a decent CliffsNotes-style primer on all the major plot points, faces and themes of the franchise, the 13-minute summary works just fine.