Your Friday Five For April 11–15

Let’s rank stuff!

Will Leitch
3 min readApr 15, 2022


We are now ranking things, every Friday. We will attempt to stick to rankings of things that have some sort of connection to the news of that week, but we can’t guarantee anything. Want us to rank something? Put it in the responses, or email us at

Hogwarts movies

  1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 (2011)
  5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2011)
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1 (2010)
  8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
  9. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)
  10. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
  11. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald (2018

Johnny Depp wasn’t the problem with the new films … but you know, he didn’t help.

NBA Playoff Teams, Ranked by How Much You Should Be Cheering For Them to Win the Title

  1. Phoenix Suns
  2. Memphis Grizzlies
  3. Golden State Warriors
  4. Milwaukee Bucks
  5. Minnesota Timberwolves
  6. Chicago Bulls
  7. Toronto Raptors
  8. Philadelphia 76ers
  9. Denver Nuggets
  10. Cleveland Cavaliers
  11. Miami Heat
  12. Boston Celtics
  13. Los Angeles Clippers
  14. New Orleans Pelicans
  15. Atlanta Hawks



Will Leitch

I write about these tumultuous times 2x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin.