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Collectormania Photos

Posted by: Melissa
October 10, 2003, 12:43 PM

CBBC Newsround has some great photos from this year's Collectormania.

Official Emma Thompson Info

Posted by: Melissa
October 10, 2003, 09:00 AM

We announced it on Monday, but now we've got the official press release announcing Emma Thompson as Trelawney. Enjoy!


BURBANK, CA, (October, 9, 2003) – Academy Award-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility,Continued...

Coulson Interviews

Exclusive: with Matthew Lewis

Posted by: Melissa
October 09, 2003, 12:29 PM

Victoria, whose interviews with Christian Coulson and the Phelps twins were posted here on TLC over the weekend, also spoke with Matthew Lewis at Collectormania IV and has brought it back for us!
Matthew Lewis looks nothing like Neville Longbottom in real life. A mop of curly hair above a set of very piercing eyes and,Continued...

More on John Williams/Mexico City Concert

Posted by: Kristin
October 09, 2003, 07:05 AM

TLC reader Cristobal writes to give more info on Fran's report of John William's December concert at the Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli.
heard the news on radio and after that I confirmed
with a staff member of the Mexico City Filarmonic
Orchestra. And the point is as follows:

John Williams'llContinued...

Critics and Harry Potter

Posted by: Melissa
October 08, 2003, 01:21 PM

Michael Duff of the University Daily turns the microscope around to study and categorize the critics of Harry Potter.


Italian Book 5 to be Environmentally Friendly

Posted by: Kristin
October 08, 2003, 01:19 PM

Italian Harry Potter publisher Adriano Salani details plans to help make the Italian edition of HP5 more environmentally friendly. TLC reader Enrico kindly translated the article for us, and asks that we forgive his English (which looks quite good to me). Thanks, Enrico!

The "Horrible Harry Potter Affair"

Posted by: Melissa
October 08, 2003, 12:57 PM

Gere Goble of the Mansfield News Journal discusses the flood of angry mail that followed a posting on TLC. The article is actually focused on another subject, with the Potter part found further down the page.
I learned about that in a big way in the Horrible Harry Potter Affair. I wrote a column a while back inContinued...

Harry Potter and the Maze of Corn

Posted by: Melissa
October 08, 2003, 12:40 PM

Harry Potter fans can spend a "Harry Potter Day" fighting their way through a giant corn maze at Escobar's Highland Farm in Rhode Island!
Thanks, Amy!

More Quidditch World Cup

Posted by: Kristin
October 08, 2003, 06:57 AM has a summary/review of the new game, as well as images.
Thanks to Sean and Lauren for the link!


BBC Films Website Update

Posted by: Kristin
October 07, 2003, 09:47 PM

Sandra points us toward this BBC summary of the next Potter movie, which is worth a click just to see the artwork.
Thanks, Sandra!

The Forgotten Car

Posted by: Kristin
October 07, 2003, 09:43 PM

Richard Harris' widow recently received a £329,000 parking bill for a car the late actor parked in a New York car park and then forgot about.
Thanks, Deirdre, for the link!

John Williams in Mexico

Posted by: Kristin
October 07, 2003, 09:38 PM

Fran from reports that John Williams will be in Mexico City to direct the "Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México", one of Mexico's most important Orchestras, December 19, 20 and 21 at the Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli.
Fran tells us: although Ticketmaster doesn'tContinued...

Potter Publishing Magic

Posted by: Kristin
October 07, 2003, 09:31 PM

Publishers paid special tribute to J.K. Rowling at Germany's Frankfurt Book Fair.
Thanks to Katie and Dianne for the link!

Computer Game

Posted by: Kristin
October 07, 2003, 06:57 AM

Do you enjoy making Harry, Hermione, and Ron room together in a three bedroom house in the suburbs that has faulty plumbing, and with neighbors who periodically appear to eat all of their food? If so, The Sims newest expansion pack, Makin' Magic, will make your free-time all the more entertaining.

Just For Fun

Posted by: Kristin
October 07, 2003, 06:49 AM

Hate the paperboard election signs that clutter every roadway from here 'til November?
TLC reader Madhuri sent this in, and while it's not the news, it is grin-provoking. Thanks, Madhuri!

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