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PotterCast 200: Half-Blood Prince Reactions from PotterCast

Posted by: Edward
July 15, 2009, 12:40 PM

 

PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is here now with out 200th episode, featuring Melissa, Sue, John, and Frak's reactions to the just released Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film.  After attending a showing of the film last night, Melissa, John, and Frak are interviewedContinued...

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Catch the New Half-Blood Prince Quidditch Widget from EA

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 12:18 PM

Attention Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game fans! EA has now launched a fun new Quidditch Training Widget. You can download it here, or play online here as EA says that fans can "test your reflexes on dodging Bludgers, shooting the Quaffle and grabbing the Snitch. ChallengeContinued...

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Variety: Half-Blood Prince Takes in 20 Million at Midnight Showings, Beats Dark Knight Update: Now 22 Million

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 11:44 AM

Well those sold-out showings at midnight certainly proved popular: Variety is reporting that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was a huge hit, "taking in as much as $20 million when opening at 12:01 a.m. Wedneday at the domestic B.O., according to early estimates.ThatContinued...

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Popular Mechanics on Special Effects Used in Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 11:27 AM

Popular Mechanics has a new article online today that gives some new insight regarding the special effects used for two scenes in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince done by Double Negative. As seen in the many trailers and clips from the film, HBP features an attack on the MillenniumContinued...

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BBC Radio One Harry Potter Day Now Live, Due From Set of Deathly Hallows, Video with Dan, Emma

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Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 07:40 AM

As we've reported several times  previously, to celebrate Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince WHICH IS IN THEATERS RIGHT NOW, UK BBC Radio One is holding an all day marathon Harry Potter Day today, featuring new interviews due from the cast duringContinued...

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Jim Broadbent Confirms Return as Slughorn for Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
July 15, 2009, 07:05 AM

The BBC has a new interview with actor Jim Broadbent about his role as Professor Horace Slughorn for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince where speaks very highly of the Trio of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. "I've worked with younger, they didn't seem young, they'reContinued...

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WB Set to Cross One Billion Mark as Half-Blood Prince Opens with 3,000 Midnight Showings

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 10:59 PM

The exceptional popularity and box office draw of the Harry Potter films is never more evident tonight than in a new article from Screen Daily which states that "Warner Bros is on the cusp of crossing the $1billion domestic milestone as it launches Harry PotterContinued...

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IMAX 3D Releases List of Venues for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 10:38 PM

In a new press release, Warner Bros has announced that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: The 3D IMAX experience is the widest IMAX international release ever, opening in 62 theaters internationally. As stated before, three cities here in the US will see the film openContinued...

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New Photos, Interview with Trio in USA Today

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 10:06 PM

The USA Today has a new feature online containing new interviews, these new photos and section where the Trio and Tom Felton weigh in on their favorite scene from a Harry Potter film. In the main article which features on the lives ahead post-Potter, the piece also notes how far the Trio has come inContinued...

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Half-Blood Prince Review Roundup

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 07:04 PM

Earlier this morning Joe from UK Rottentomatoes.com emailed about the collection of reviews they have on their website for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Hours later and a slew of reviews are still pouring in, with the movie "98% Fresh on the Tomatometer which makes it the freshest film of the franchiseContinued...

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IGN and the Top 25 Harry Potter Characters

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 06:54 PM

As a fun way to help build excitement before the release of Half-Blood Prince, IGN has created their Top 25 Harry Potter characters. Noting that they selected and listed the characters "based on overall fan reaction, impact on the franchise (novels and films weighed equally), character relevance to theContinued...

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Soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Now Available

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 04:09 PM

The soundtrack for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince composed by Nicholas Hoooper is now available at retailers everywhere and on iTunes. As announced previously, if you purchase the actual CD of the music, you will receive "free digital download of the soundtrack in 5.1Continued...

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Emma Watson: Has No Plans to Design Own Line of Clothes, Voted Best Dressed for June

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 03:24 PM

She's got style she's got class, she is one of the best dressed for June 2009, or so says Teen Vogue of actress Emma Watson. The magazine owled to let us know the news, plus share with us two quizzes: one on Harry Potter, and one on Emma Watson.

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More of Leaky's HBP Premiere Coverage

Posted by: Melissa
July 14, 2009, 02:53 PM

More from our Half-Blood Prince premiere coverage is now online at our YouTube channel, and is now available for download here in our video galleries.

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RTE Radio Interview with Evanna Lynch

Posted by: sue
July 14, 2009, 01:19 PM

Actress Evanna Lynch was a guest with Ryan Tubridy this morning on RTE radio discussing the premiere held last night in Ireland for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Update: You can now listen to this radio interview here in our galleries.  In a long interview, Evanna discusses dancing, life goingContinued...