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Australian Fans Screen for Charity

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:18 AM

Fans in Melbourne, Australia, will have a chance to see PoA with their fellow enthusiasts and help the homeless at the same time.
Hanover Welfare Services is hosting a screening on June 10, at the Classic Cinema at 9 Gordon St., Elsternwick, Melbourne, Australia. Tickets are $20, and include a champagne-and-appetizerContinued...


BBFC Classifies PoA

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:06 AM

Earlier this week, we reported on the CBBC story about the rating for PoA. We already knew that the BBFC had given Prisoner of Azkaban a PG rating - on the page, they also noted that the film contains "scary scenes and mild language". We also learn from the PoA page that the film, unspooled, is 12,737 feet long (plusContinued...

A Car Sits in Birmingham

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 11:01 AM

From May 28 to June 6 at the NEC Birmingham on stand 9 - 040, the British government will be showcasing a blue Ford Anglia - the same type of car seen in Chamber of Secrets - and kids and parents will be able to have their photo taken with the star-car. More information is available at

Another Pre-Release Screening for Charity

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 10:46 AM

RowM is organizing a screening of PoA on Thursday, June 3 in New York City, and all profits are going to the Damian Corrente Memorial Youth Foundation. The event will be held at the Kips Bay Loews theater at 570 Second Avenue between 30th and 33rd Streets. The preshow party starts at 5pm, and the screeningContinued...

Free Tickets to PoA Previews from MTV

Posted by: Melissa
May 14, 2004, 10:39 AM

Alex let us know that Mtv's TRL Craveworthy Page is giving away free tickets to see Prisoner of Azkaban on June 2 - you can put your name down for the tickets - which are given out on a first come, first serve basis - here. I've already entered myself for the Miami screening, and hopefully I'llContinued...


New TV Spot

Posted by: Kristin
May 13, 2004, 10:48 PM

Brand new website Dementor's Closet has the TV spot described earlier today. To view, click through to the website, right click on the Windows Media file, and choose 'Save Target' to save to your computer.
Thanks so much to Spirit for hosting!


More New Images

Posted by: Kristin
May 13, 2004, 10:06 PM

Morgana and Annie are back with more new scans - thanks, girls!

If Not Manhattan, How About Michigan?

Posted by: Kristin
May 13, 2004, 09:39 PM

Starfish Family Services is a human services agency that helps families and children throughout southeast Michigan. The organization is having a special fundraising screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at 12:01am Friday, June 4th at the Palladium Theater in Birmingham, MI. Ticket prices rangeContinued...


Short PoA Spot Clip

Posted by: Melissa
May 13, 2004, 08:42 PM has posted a very short and cute clip of Hermione smacking Harry's hand in PoA.


Harry Potter and the Fight for Free Speech

Posted by: Melissa
May 13, 2004, 07:47 PM

The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE) is organizing a fundraiser around the June 4 release of Prisoner of Azkaban, selling limited-edition T-shirts and buttons emblazoned with the slogan: "Fight for Harry Potter and Free Speech for Kids!"
This is an issue nearContinued...


Daniel Hates Harry?

Posted by: Kristin
May 13, 2004, 06:08 PM

Yesterday the Daily Record posted an article "I Hate Being Harry Potter", claiming to have interviewed Daniel Radcliffe. reports that sources have confirmed the article was a fabrication, and suggests that readers be on the look out for bogus articles in the coming weeks.
Thanks, Jenna!


Trio AOL Chat

Posted by: sue
May 13, 2004, 06:00 PM

We've gotten word that AOL is having a " AOL Celeb Connect " chat with Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint. Your questions can be submitted. The date of the chat is not yet confirmed, and we will update as soon as we can. Thanks candicain!


Even More New POA Images

Posted by: sue
May 13, 2004, 05:48 PM has posted a batch of new POA photos. Thanks guys!
* Hermione, Harry, and Dumbledore
* Harry and Hermione
* Ron
* Hagrid
* Snowflakes candy
* Sirius (1)
* Ron (2)
* Sirius (2)


New Trailer Description

Posted by: sue
May 13, 2004, 05:34 PM

We've received several emails about new POA commercials that are starting to air. Kate writes us with details of one commercial that includes Harry eating the pepper imp candy. Click below to read the details. Thanks Kate!
* Lots of new new footage, including a funny scene of all of the guys from Harry's dorm inContinued...

POA Soundtrack Preview

Posted by: sue
May 13, 2004, 05:15 PM

Simon writes us to say that Classic FM radio will preview the POA soundtrack Saturday, May 15th at 9-12AM (GMT). Thanks Simon!

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