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Oscar Update #2: PoA Loses Best Score Oscar to Finding Neverland

Posted by: Melissa
February 27, 2005, 10:06 PM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban did not win the Best Original Score Academy Award for which it was nominated, its second and final nomination of the night. Finding Neverland won instead. PoA's score was written by John Williams, who has been nominated for an OscarContinued...

Film Awards

Oscar Update #1: PoA Loses Visual Effects Oscar to Spidey

Posted by: Melissa
February 27, 2005, 09:56 PM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban did not win the Best Visual Effects Oscar for which it was nominated. Spider-Man 2 took the award.
There's still the Oscar for Best Original Score to go, so stay tuned. Either way we'll have screengrabs from tonight's event later onContinued...

Honors/Awards

Reminder: Oscar Awards Tonight

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2005, 11:09 AM

Tonight, tonight won't be just any night...it's Oscar night! Just a quick reminder that as we told you previously Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has been nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for awards in two categories: "Best Visual Effects" for the team of RogerContinued...

Happy Birthday Timothy Spall

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2005, 09:17 AM

We would like to say Happy Birthday to actor Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) who is enjoying his 48th birthday today. Cheers!

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Mini-HBP Synopsis Circulating

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2005, 05:54 PM

We are aware that a snippet about HBP has been posted on MuggleNet andis making the rounds, purportedly from a catalog called Publishers Quality Library Service (which is a real catalog, just not the type of publication first news of the book is expected to show up in - for OotP it was in an actual Scholastic product,Continued...

GoFFilm

Horntail Photos

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2005, 04:58 PM

Thanks very much to Emma-Watson.net for sending us the following photos of the GoF Horntail:

Horntail 1
Horntail 2
Horntail 3

New Mattel Images

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2005, 04:56 PM

...courtesy of Row M. Enjoy! (And thanks Alex!)

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

HBP to be Forest-Friendly, Greenpeace reports

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2005, 01:10 PM

Greenpeace is reporting that they recently asked Bloomsbury, UK publisher of the Harry Potter books, to print HBP on 100 percent "ancient forest friendly paper", which includes recyled fibre, with any non-recyled content coming from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) pulp. Greenpeace writesContinued...

Events

Jason Isaacs Plays Celebrity Golf in South Carolina

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2005, 01:00 PM

Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) is one of the stars set to play golf at the Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament on April 11 at Barefoot Resort's Dye Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Baseball Hall of Famers Johnny Bench and Ozzie Smith, ProContinued...

GoFFilm

Followup: More Delays in Scotland Goblet of Fire Filming

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2005, 07:46 AM

The Press and Journal has a short followup article about the delays in filming for the Goblet of Fire film in Scotland due to snow and cold. The delay of a week in the filming of "the last sequences" of the new Potter movie in the area around Glencoe has put a bit of a damperContinued...

Absolutely Spiffing Birthdays

Posted by: sue
February 25, 2005, 07:37 AM

Let's hear it for two fellows who are celebrating their 19th birthday today, James ( Fred Weasley) and Oliver Phelps (George Weasley). Happy Birthday!

GoFFilm

DVD Game "Scene It?" Photos and Information

Posted by: sue
February 24, 2005, 07:20 AM

Row M has updated their Toy Fair coverage with more Goblet of Fire related product information and photos. There is a detailed description up now about the DVD Potter film game called "Scene-It?"

As with other games in the Scene It? series, the Harry Potter version asks players to answer DVD-basedContinued...

Charity

HP Cast Donates to Help in Tsunami Relief

Posted by: sue
February 24, 2005, 06:49 AM

Members of the Harry Potter cast are opening their closets and donating clothing for a charity fundraiser to help in Tsunami disaster relief efforts. Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has contributed this autographed Harry Potter Crew T-shirt from the Philosopher's Stone film to be auctioned offContinued...

New HP Ringtones in the States

Posted by: Melissa
February 22, 2005, 06:46 PM

(Note: We have been notified that these ringbacks are not legally authorized.)

GoFFilm

Filming for Goblet of Fire Delayed in Scotland

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2005, 05:50 PM

Filming for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is still continuing in Scotland, but has been hampered due to bad weather . According to The Press and Journal "The cold has even brought filming of the new Harry Potter movie to a standstill. Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire has been delayedContinued...

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