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Lupin in Love with Lily?

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 11:30 PM

The Baltimore Sun has a new interview with PoA screenplay writer Steve Kloves. Speaking about Professor Lupin, whom Steve Kloves describes as " Harry's extended family", the article continues:
Kloves says that when he first met Rowling, he told her he intuited that Lily "was quite special" and thatContinued...


PoA Breaks US Opening Day Record

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 04:13 PM is reporting that Prisoner of Azkaban broke the US opening day record previously held by Spiderman by taking in $ 41.2 million dollars on Friday. Thanks to everyone who sent this in!


Viktor Krum cast?

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 04:02 PM

Many TLC readers have sent us this story from Novinite that says Stanislav Yanevski has been cast in the role of Viktor Krum in the upcoming Goblet of Fire film.


Percy Weasley Redeemed?

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 01:53 PM

The BBC has posted a new interview with actor Chris Rankin( Percy Weasley). Included in the article were two bits of interesting news.
Goblet of Fire film news :" I'm not really sure what's going on with that at the moment. Some photography as started, but I think the majority of principle photography kicks offContinued...


Fan Fiction in the News

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 09:57 AM

The Miami Herald has an article about the popularity of Harry Potter related fan-fiction on the internet. Titled "Harry Loves Draco ? Only in Fan Fiction" , the article contains an interview with Leaky's own Heidi Tandy, who is also a co-founder of Fiction, one of the largest fan-fiction sites onContinued...

New Floo Update

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 09:06 AM

The Floo Network page has a new update to go with its new look. The trivia questions are all about Quidditch, so check them out! Please Note: Our link to the Floo page isn't working properly right now, so please use this link.


Video Interviews and Clips

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2004, 08:54 AM

Several websites have let us know they have some clips up related to PoA.
Dementors Closet just posted Emma Watson's appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly from yesterday. has Nick U-Pick and the E! Behind the Scenes special that aired on Thursday afternoon. has a big behind the scenesContinued...


Today Show Interviews

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2004, 08:07 PM

The Today Show has posted the latest of their PoA cast members video interviews to include those of Gary Oldman and Emma Watson. Also, MSNBC has their review of Prisoner of Azkaban posted as well. Thanks Hiroko!


PoA and People

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2004, 05:31 PM

The new issue of People Magazine is out, and they give Prisoner of Azkaban 3 out of 4 stars. Also in the magazine are a few small articles including one that calls Daniel Radcliffe " Most Likely to Succeed." Thanks to everyone who sent this in!


Emma Watson AOL "Star of the Week"

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2004, 05:19 PM

Emma Watson is Moviefone's "Star of the Week." Thanks Elly!


David Thewlis Interview

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2004, 05:09 PM

The Washington Post has a new interview with actor David Thewlis(Remus Lupin).
Why did they offer you this role?

I don't really know. I had been considered for the role of Professor Quirrell [which Ian Hart played in the first movie, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"], so I suppose somebody obviouslyContinued...

Finally, Sue's Review

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2004, 04:36 PM

Last and probably least, comes this review. I've only today watched the film , and these are my immediate thoughts. It was a very fine film, not the greatest ever, but the best of the Potter films to date. Be warned, spoilers o'plenty.
Bottom line, a fine film by a fine film maker Alfonso Cuaron.
My review probably won'tContinued...

Where To Go & What To Do at the NYC IMAX

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 02:25 PM

Further to my post last night, here's the instructions for those attending the POA IMAX NYC screening tomorrow at 3:30.
First, one reminder - the show is sold out. If you do not have tickets, but you want to get into the standby line, follow the instructions below, but do not get into the regular line.Continued...


Prisoner of Azkaban: Melissa's Review

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 12:58 PM

Yet another TLC review here (the embargo has expired, in case you hadn't realized. :) Click below for my Prisoner of Azkaban review; spoilers of course!
Reviw: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
By Melissa Anelli

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a film. It’s not simply a movie,Continued...


Prisoner of Azkaban: Megan's Review

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 11:05 AM

Like Kristin, I was fortunate enough to see Prisoner of Azkaban early. Here is my review (spoilers within).
Film Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
-Megan Morrison

Alfonso Cuarón’s film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban takes an important page out of the books.Continued...

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