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New PoA Image in Entertainment Weekly

Posted by: Melissa
April 23, 2004, 07:45 PM

Kaylan from One Take Watson scanned in an image from the April 30 issue of Entertainment Weekly - you can find it here. Robbob also tells us about an article in that issue, which has EW's predictive "good" and "bad" news:

THE GOOD NEWS A provocative, potentially electrifying makeover.Continued...


John Irving Thinks JKR Deserves Medal

Posted by: Melissa
April 23, 2004, 04:10 PM

John Irving, author of A Prayer for Owen Meany and The World According to Garp, is speaking next Friday at the 27th annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture in Indianapolis, and the Indianapolis Star has an interview with him in this Sunday's edition. He speaks about the Harry Potter books, saying:



Set Tour Videos

Posted by: sue
April 23, 2004, 02:35 PM

Several walk-through movies of sets from the " Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban " film were found on the official POA site. Requires quicktime to view. Thanks to everyone who sent these in!
Shrieking Shack


Lupins Classroom

Astronomy Classroom

POA Soundtrack Titles

Posted by: sue
April 22, 2004, 08:44 PM has now listed the music titles for the POA soundtrack. Note: As they contain movie spoilers, click below to read them. Thanks Aaron!
Track List
1. Lumos! (Hedwig's Theme)
2. Aunt Marge's Waltz
3. The Knight Bus
4. Apparition on the Train
5. Double Trouble
6. Buckbeak's Flight
7. A Window to the Past
8. The WhompingContinued...

Webby Awards

Posted by: sue
April 22, 2004, 04:50 PM has been nominated for a Webby Award in the category of "Community". Acknowledging the best of the web, the award winners will be announced on May 12th. Congratulations to the whole FictionAlley team!
Congratulations also go to Leaky Editor in Chief B.K. DeLong, who helped to develop the MIT OpenCourseWareContinued...

POA Soundtrack a Enhanced CD

Posted by: sue
April 22, 2004, 01:37 PM is reporting that the soundtrack for POA will "contain both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files."

Entertainment Weekly Top 10 Summer Movies

Posted by: sue
April 22, 2004, 12:23 PM

Entertainment Weekly has listed their "Top 10 Summer Movies". POA is ranked 2nd, behind "Spiderman 2". The short article, which you can read below, lists reasons for us to watch POA including " A streetwear-clad, angry, "punk rock" Harry, (in Radcliffe's words) ".Continued...


GOF Filming Update

Posted by: sue
April 22, 2004, 08:54 AM

The Daily Record is reporting that a two-day film shoot in the Scottish Highlands for GOF will take place in June. "Actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the teen wizard in the hit movie series, will be filmed chasing a dragon through Glen Nevis, near Fort William."
Most of the filming for GOF will take place in Exmoor,Devon,Continued...


More PoA Images

Posted by: Kristin
April 22, 2004, 06:43 AM

Schattenfell from HarryPotter-Xperts reports that they have available images from the German 2004/2005 calendar - many we've seen before, including those we reported yesterday, but some we haven't. Enjoy!


Set Report VI: Great Things

Posted by: Melissa
April 21, 2004, 09:50 PM

Set Report Part VI: Great Things is uploaded...and features some familiar faces, including a full interview with Robbie Coltrane (bits and pieces of this interview have been kicking around the Internet. Here it is all at once). Enjoy!


Weekly Reader Interviews Daniel Radcliffe

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2004, 01:02 PM

Weekly Reader has this interview with Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter).Weekly Reader, used in schools in the US, has a feature (April 23rd issue,Grade 4) about training the animals in the Potter films, which you can read below. Thanks Robin!
Animal Action
"Gary Gero says he has the best job in the world.Continued...


Official HP Website Updates

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2004, 09:09 AM

The Official POA website has been updated. New wallpapers, screensavers, a "What's your Boggart?" survey, and a "Patronus Charm" game are found in the Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom. Also, the Wizard Shop now has such products as the Hot Topic shirts available.

Movies PoA Set Visit Report

Posted by: Kristin
April 21, 2004, 06:35 AM has up a report of their visit to the Prisoner of Azkaban set at Leavseden - readers will recognize many of the questions from TLC editor Melissa's visit to the same set.
The trio of young actors have definitely become more confident since their tenuous first days as HarryContinued...


Larger Versions of PoA Posters

Posted by: Kristin
April 21, 2004, 06:26 AM

Mugglenet has larger images of the English versions of the posters we let you know about earlier this week - thanks to TLC reader Clare for the heads up!

Trailer for PoA Video Game Up

Posted by: Melissa
April 20, 2004, 03:49 PM

Electronic Arts has a trailer up for their new Prisoner of Azkaban game. It looks exciting, but it also looks like the game will contain some spoilers for the film. Thanks to Marvolo for the tip!

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