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Prisoner of Azkaban: Heidi's Review

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 10:45 AM

As Heidi is running around NY getting things ready for tomorrow's IMAX showing, here is her review of PoA. Spoilers! It's written from a Mom-Of-Small-Child perspective. Enjoy!
This is not an ordinary review; I could babble for pages about the
cinematography and the revised sets and the Whomping WillowContinued...


Prisoner of Azkaban: Kristin's Review

Posted by: Kristin
June 04, 2004, 10:31 AM

Along with TLC managing editor Melissa Anelli, I had the great pleasure of seeing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at the cast and crew screening this past Saturday, and the incredible good fortune to be invited to attend Sunday's London premiere at Leicester Square with Melissa and TLC editorContinued...


EW: OOtP Film News

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2004, 09:40 AM

The new issue of Entertainment Weekly is on newstands and has a photo of Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter on the cover of the magazine that reads " Inside The Scary New World Of 'Azkaban' --What's Next For The Series. " The issue contains its review of the movie( B+ ) , a feature on the film, and other variousContinued...


More on the Australia Rating Controversy

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 07:26 AM

Fandomer Liz Barr was interviewed on the Australia Broadcasting Commission's radio station earlier this week about Potter-y issues, including the 15 rating.
We looked over the justifications from the board, and learned that their reasons for determining a "horror" element in the film were varied;Continued...

Of course, it's not perfect...

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 07:09 AM

MovieMistakes has a list of continuity errors in PoA - vote, and if you see one, you can add your own. Thanks to the many readers who sent this in!

WARNING: The Knight Bus Sometimes Moves Quite Speedily

Posted by: Melissa
June 04, 2004, 07:00 AM

Now that the film is out in most of the world, there will be posts in the Comments Sections here on TLC which contain our readers' reviews and thoughts on the movie - the overall, the general, the specific, the Frog Chorus. While we will try to keep actual spoilers out of our posts for aContinued...


Ministry of Mayhem

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2004, 11:00 PM

Tom Felton, Jamie Waylett and Joshua Herdman will appear on Ministry of Mayhem (UK television) this coming Saturday morning.

Just a few more reviews

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2004, 10:46 PM

Praise comes from Slate Magazine for PoA. The reviewer notes that "he contrasts are higher, the blacks deeper, and Cuarón irises in and out of many scenes like a silent Expressionist master. The colors reflect a new uncertainty..."
And Salon Magazine's take is that "Alfonso Cuaron finally decantsContinued...

Harry Potter Madness Is Back, Newspaper Reports

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2004, 10:43 PM

The Star-Telegraph in Texas reports that

Potter fans are expected to wait in line for hours today at theaters nationwide to see a midnight screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Through the efforts of a sizable online fan base devoted to the popular Harry Potter books and movies, timeContinued...

BBC Reports on Virus Preying on Potter Fans

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2004, 10:38 PM

The BBC reports that a "pesky computer virus is taking advantage of the excitement surrounding the latest Harry Potter film."
The Netsky.P worm is enjoying a resurgence by disguising itself as a Potter game, say anti-virus experts, and Netsky.P, which only affects Microsoft Windows PCs, reliesContinued...

Finalization of Info for POA IMAX NYC on Saturday

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2004, 10:32 PM

Hi all! This post is specifically directed at those who have tickets for POA IMAX NYC on Saturday afternoon, and those who do not have tickets, but would like to try and get in anyway.
For those who have tickets - please be at the theater early. We are going to distribute tickets between 2:00 pmContinued...


Reminder: PoA TV Today

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2004, 01:31 PM

PoA related TV today
* E! Behind the Scenes 4:30pm (est)
A behind the scenes look at the making of PoA
* Nickelodean U-Pick Live 5-7pm (est)
many readers have emailed saying the trio is due to appear


PoA Review Roundup

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2004, 01:19 PM

We've gotten many emails about all the new reviews that are being posted for Prisoner of Azkaban. Several more reviews that have been posted include MSNBC, The Boston Herald, and Newsday. If that wasn't enough for you, Rotten Tomatoes has a huge roundup of PoA reviews. Many thanks to everyone who has sent these in !


UK Chat with the Cast of PoA

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2004, 10:09 AM

CBBC Newsround will be having a live chat with cast members of PoA on Friday, June 11th. Lucky UK residents can submit their questions here.


More Video Interviews

Posted by: sue
June 03, 2004, 10:02 AM

BBC Films,, and all have Prisoner of Azkaban features on their websites with articles and video interviews with the cast of PoA. Thanks to everyone who sent these in!

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