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Azkaban Leads Saturn Award Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 07:01 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban lead the way as nominations for the 31st Annual Saturn Awards have been announced. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films nominated Azkaban for a total of nine awards including Best Fantasy film, Best Directing for Alfonso Cuaron, Best WritingContinued...

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Harry Potter Gets Two Kid's Choice Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 06:44 AM

Variety is reporting today that Harry Potter has received two nominations again this year for the 18th Annual Nickelodeon "Kid's Choice Awards". Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received a nomination for Best Movie, while the Harry Potter novels were nominated for Best BookContinued...

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Award Watch: PoA in the BAFTAs

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 09:13 AM

As previously reported, Prisoner of Azkaban is up for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding Film of the Year. Now WB is urging fans via newsletter to vote for it as Orange Film of the Year shortlist, which you can do here.

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Oscar Watch: Variety Talks Potter Chances for Winning Awards

Posted by: sue
February 07, 2005, 12:54 PM

As we told you previously, the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film was nominated for Academy Awards this year in two categories: Best Visual Effects, and Best Score. Variety now has two articles about each of these categories, and talks about the chances for Azkaban toContinued...

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Potter Coming to Mini-DVD in Spring

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2005, 04:11 AM

Home Theater Mag reports that Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban will be among spring releases of miniDVDs, the 3-inch (8cm) discs that are growing in popularity. The new, smaller discs are said to go with new, handheld DVD players popular among young teens.

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Take a Tour of Hogsmeade

Posted by: sue
January 27, 2005, 11:46 AM

The official Warner Brothers Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban website has been updated with a new tour of a snowy Hogsmeade. According to their newsletter, as you take a walkthrough of Hogsmeade you can find new wallpapers, buddy icons, and screensavers. To enjoy your own Hogsmeade walkthrough, click here. ThanksContinued...

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Prisoner of Azkaban Receives Academy Award Nominations

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2005, 09:07 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received two nominations today for awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film was nominated for "Best Visual Effects". The film score by composer John Williams was also nominated as "Best Score."Continued...

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Azkaban Gets the Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: sue
January 22, 2005, 10:45 AM

Website Rotten Tomatoes.com has given the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film an award. The third Potter movie received the Golden Tomato Award as it was named as overall "Best Reviewed Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2004". The website notes:

"While the previous Potter movies were respectfullyContinued...

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Prisoner of Azkaban and the Moviefone Awards

Posted by: sue
January 22, 2005, 10:31 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received four nominations at this year's Moviefone Moviegoer Awards. The film was nominated for "Best Picture", and "Best Family Film". Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger, was nominated as "Best Supporting Actress".Continued...

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Prisoner of Azkaban Receives British Academy Awards Nomination

Posted by: sue
January 17, 2005, 08:02 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received four nominations today from the Orange British Academy Film Awards. It was nominated as a contender for "British Film of the Year". The third Potter film was also nominated for "Best Achievement in Special Effects",Continued...

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Oscarwatch: Prisoner of Azkaban on shortlist for Best MakeUp

Posted by: sue
January 13, 2005, 07:53 PM

Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short list of films to be considered for the Best Makeup Awards at this year's Oscars. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is one of seven films listed. The others are The Aviator, De-Lovely , Hellboy,Continued...

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New Gary Oldman Interview

Posted by: sue
January 05, 2005, 12:43 PM

IGN Film Force has a new interview with actor Gary Oldman (Sirius Black). While the interview is mostly about his role in the new Batman Begins movie, there is a brief mention of his work in the Potter films.

"Playing Sirius Black in last year's Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and now Gordon in Batman,Continued...

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Warner Brothers and Harry Potter: Good for Business

Posted by: sue
January 05, 2005, 06:49 AM

The Hollywood Reporter has a new report about the financial success that Warner Brothers had in 2004, due in part to the Harry Potter films. According to the article, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was the studio's top domestic money maker, making more than 294 million dollars. TheContinued...

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Baltimore Sun: PoA and "The Year of the Screenwriter"

Posted by: sue
January 03, 2005, 02:59 PM

The Baltimore Sun recently published their review of what they considered to be the best films of 2004, focusing on the screenwriters of these films. In particular, attention was given to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The film was chosen as one of their top ten, calling it "A studio-madeContinued...

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Azkaban Yahoo's Tops for 2004

Posted by: Melissa
January 03, 2005, 10:16 AM

PoA was selected the most popular movie of the year by Yahoo! Movies, beating out such film sas Shrek 2, The Incredibles and Spider-Man 2. Not bad!