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Lord Voldemort Number One Movie Villain According to Moviefone

Posted by: Edward
July 11, 2008, 03:48 AM

Voldemort is the number one Movie Villain of All Time according to a new list online from AOL Moviefone. Portrayed by actor Ralph Fiennes, Lord Voldemort came in at the number one spot, hexing out his fellow villainous rivals, which include the characters of Hannibal Lecter from “SilenceContinued...


Dan Radcliffe Makes Hospital Club 100 List

Posted by: Edward
July 07, 2008, 08:05 PM

Previously we reported actor Dan Radcliffe was among those included on The Hospital Club’s hot list of nominees for their inaugural ranking of 100 British creative figures. The Independent now has a follow up online which lists the top 40 individuals chosen, placing the Harry Potter actor at numberContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Followup: More on JK Rowling Honor from City of Edinburgh

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2008, 12:57 AM

Last August we reported that the city of Edinburgh, Scotland was seeking to honor J.K. Rowling for her contributions to literature. Tonight the Scotsman has more on this, as they report the Harry Potter author will be “immortalised in a Hollywood-style “walk of fame” inContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: A British National Treasure?

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2008, 11:50 PM

The Sunday Telegraph and the British Library have launched a new online contest to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the library’s opening at its new site in St Pancras, in London, England. Open to the public, they are seeking votes on who should be considered a National Treasure in various categoriesContinued...


Actor Dan Radcliffe, "GoF" Director Mike Newell Nominees on Hospital Club Hot List

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2008, 11:55 AM

Harry Potter actor Dan Radcliffe, “Goblet of Fire” director Mike Newell and Potter producer David Heyman are among those included on the hot list of nominees for The Hospital Club 100. Described as a “private social professional network for those workingContinued...

Film Awards

Reminder "Order of the Phoenix" and Saturn Awards Tonight

Posted by: sue
June 24, 2008, 02:04 PM

A reminder that Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has received a slew of nominations at this year’s Saturn Awards, which are due to be presented tonight in Los Angeles, California.

As we reported previously back in February, these many nominations for OotP include a nodContinued...


Entertainment Weekly Celebrates 1,000th Issue with Dan Radcliffe on Cover

Posted by: sue
June 20, 2008, 04:25 PM

Entertainment Weekly is celebrating their 1,000th issue, Harry Potter style. The new issue of the magazine features this photo of actor Dan Radcliffe as Harry Potter in “Goblet of Fire” along with several other icons such as Bono from U2, Johnny Depp as EdwardContinued...

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Included on's List of Greatest Books

Posted by: Edward
June 19, 2008, 07:02 PM

The Telegraph is reporting today that the third Harry Potter novel, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” has been voted one of the Greatest Novels of All Time according to a new survey carried out by The UK retailer polled 2000 readers,Continued...


Dan Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths Attend Tony Awards Tonight in NYC

Posted by: sue
June 15, 2008, 11:27 PM

The red carpet arrivals are well underway in New York city for the Tony Awards, with actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) making comments to the press upon his arrival tonight. As reported previously, both Dan and actor Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will be presenting an awardContinued...


Reminder: Radcliffe and Griffiths To Present at Tony Awards Tonight

Posted by: Edward
June 15, 2008, 03:08 PM

We have a quick reminder for you this morning that actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon) will be presenters at tonight’s 62nd Annual Tony Awards airing on CBS at 8 p.m. EST. As we reported previously, a live video stream of the red carpetContinued...


Order of the Phoenix, Radcliffe, Watson, JKR Nominated for Annual SyFy Awards

Posted by: sue
June 13, 2008, 01:40 PM

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix has received a few nominations this year at the annual SyFy Genre Awards. Dan Radcliffe is nominated for Best Actor, and Emma Watson received a nod for Best Actress for their performances in the fifth Harry Potter film. “OrderContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Entire Text, Video and Audio of J.K. Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2008, 08:27 PM

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better. “

So said Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling today as she delivered a moving commencement speech at Harvard University today, focusingContinued...

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Streaming Video of J.K. Rowling Speaking at Harvard Commencement Now Live

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2008, 05:49 PM

A reminder now, that as we told you yesterday, live streaming video of J.K. Rowling giving her commencement speech at Harvard University will be available via this link. The stream is now live with J. K. Rowling giving her commencement address at Harvard University. Readers canContinued...

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J.K. Rowling to Receive Honorary Degree at Harvard Today

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2008, 11:07 AM

As noted previously, J.K. Rowling will be giving the commencement address at Harvard University today at 2:30pm (EST). The Harvard Crimson has a preview of the event, and notes that the Harry Potter author will also be receiving an honorary degree today. The paper, which also has a new photoContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

"Philosopher's Stone" Publication Included on List of Top Cultural Moments in Britain

Posted by: Edward
May 22, 2008, 03:19 PM

The Press Association of the UK is reporting that the first novel in J. K. Rowling’s series, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” was named the third ‘Top Cultural Moment’ of the past twenty-one years in Britain via aContinued...

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