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Early and Spoiler-Free Review of Team StarKid's "Holy Musical, B@man"

Posted by: Edward
March 20, 2012, 06:10 PM

This weekend, Leaky was in attendance at one of the preview showings for Team StarKid's latest production "Holy Musical, B@man," and is now able to share this early--and spoiler free-- review of the musical.  The full performance will be online care of YouTube in April, followingContinued...

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...

Half-Blood Prince Review Roundup: Radcliffe Has Never Been Better Than Here

Posted by: sue
July 07, 2009, 10:03 AM

There are a whole host of new reviews for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince online today before the UK premiere of the film later today in London. Most are very positive about the film, notable are comments from the Telegraph that remark on performances from bothContinued...

Screen Daily on Half-Blood Prince: Technical Wizard of a Film

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2009, 08:24 AM

Two more reviews of the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to tell you about this morning, these from Screen Daily and The Hollywood Reporter. While THR is more like a summary of the plot with scant few remarks on the actual film, their bottom line reads "a jerky startContinued...

Variety Review of Half-Blood Prince: Indispensable Rickman Delivers

Posted by: sue
July 05, 2009, 04:33 PM

Variety has now posted their review of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and it contains much praise for the sixth installment in the Harry Potter film series. Noting that director David Yates "displays noticeably increased confidence here, injecting more real-world gritContinued...

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" a New York Times Notable Book of the Year

Posted by: sue
November 25, 2007, 03:28 PM

The New York Times has now released their annual compilation of the 100 Notable Books of the Year, and this list includes Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The December 2 print edition of the Sunday Book Review will include the entire list, however you can accessContinued...

Leaky to Ask First Question at J.K. Rowling Web Chat on Monday

Posted by: Melissa
July 24, 2007, 10:23 PM

As many of you have noted, you can currently submit questions to J.K. Rowling for a live Web chat the author will be doing on Monday. This morning, Jo and Bloomsbury invited Leaky to ask the first question, an awesome and intimidating honor, as most of the staff here has more questionsContinued...

"Order of the Phoenix" Press Report Videos and Reviews Now Online

Posted by: Edward
June 30, 2007, 05:15 AM

A slew of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix press reports, reviews and interviews with the cast by many news outlets from around the world are now online. Our amazing video galleries angels have been hard at work again and the gallery now features no less than a bakers dozenContinued...

Entertainment Weekly Reviews Goblet of Fire DVD

Posted by: sue
March 03, 2006, 12:03 PM

The new issue of Entertainment Weekly contains their review of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD, giving it a B+ grade. We have the full review below which will be in the new issue of the magazine, due on newsstands on Tuesday.

Who are the Harry Potter movies for, anyway? It couldContinued...

Sneak Preview of the Goblet of Fire DVD

Posted by: sue
February 10, 2006, 02:12 PM

Lizo, from CBBC Newsround, was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire DVD, and has now posted his thoughts and review of the new disc, along with some great scoops on what is ahead for us. He writes:

"Highlights include the inspired choice of writer/directorContinued...

Goblet of Fire Wins Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: sue
January 13, 2006, 09:20 AM

Film Site Rotten Tomatoes has handed out their yearly awards, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire received their Golden Tomato award in the category of "Best Reviewed Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2005." These awards are given " to recognize the year's best-reviewed films." GobletContinued...

Half Blood Prince Ranks on Stephen King's List

Posted by: sue
December 16, 2005, 09:19 PM

Potter fan and best selling author Stephen King has posted his 10 Favorite Books of the Year list for his Pop of King column he writes for Entertainment Weeklymagazine. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is ranked at number five. He writes:

"The miracle of the Harry Potter seriesContinued...

Goblet and PotterCast: Send us your reviews!

Posted by: Melissa
November 18, 2005, 02:48 PM

So, you're all seeing Goblet of Fire right now, and we want to hear about it - we want to play YOUR review on our next PotterCast. Here's what you do: Call us, and leave a voicemail with your name, where you're from and a NO LONGER THAN ONE MINUTE review of Goblet of Fire. We'llContinued...

Major Reviews for Goblet of Fire

Posted by: sue
November 17, 2005, 06:59 AM

Many of the major reviews for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire have now been released. Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times and noted film critic Roger Ebert have all posted positive reviews for the fourth Harry Potter film.
David Ansen of Newsweek is positive of the film saying this is the "funniest,Continued...

Wrap-Around of GoF Premiere Coverage

Posted by: Melissa
November 07, 2005, 06:26 AM

Lots of publications, shows, and websites posted coverage overnight of the GoF premiere yesterday. Thanks to everyone who sent us links!
ThisIsLondon has a review, photos from the red carpet, a smattering of quotes and some fan commentary. They also featured the views of kids and parents who'd seen theContinued...

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