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Salon Article

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 05:23 AM

Salon has the Associated Press article about the premiere on its front page.

Pics from Rex Features

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 05:16 AM

Rex Features has a set of premiere pictures, including some interesting typos (Rupert Grinch?), some fun combinations of people (Tom Felton with Julie Walters), and yes, another picture of Sean Biggerstaff in his kilt, which we only mention because we'd love to know which clan the tartans is from. Any answers?

Emma Watson, the Non-Shipper!

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 01:11 AM

From The Times (UK) -- It lasts only three seconds, but one scene in the new Harry Potter film had fans agog after its premiere in London last night: could the way Hermione hugs Harry be the first sign of love? Or does her heart really belong to Ron Weasley? ... Emma Watson, the 12-year-old actress who plays Hermione,Continued...

"It was much more incredible."

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 01:04 AM

Website NineMSN News reports that "for the lucky ones invited to see the premiere of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in London on Sunday night, the verdict was a resounding thumbs-up."

Two Online Reviews of "Chamber of Secrets"

Posted by: Leaky
November 04, 2002, 01:00 AM

Hannah McGill of The Herald gives the film a positive review, calling it a "much more confident affair" and notes that it "is a loyal, loving adaptation; a striking technical accomplishment; and a spectacle worthy of its audience's anticipation." The Independent's John Walsh,Continued...

Premiere Web Cast Links

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2002, 03:49 PM

Thank you Brendon for these!

Windows Media Player
56K Modem (slow)
100K DSL (medium)
300K Cable/LAN (fast)
Real Player
56K Modem (slow)
100K DSL (medium)
300K Cable/LAN (fast)

Premiere pics

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2002, 02:44 PM

John ran home from the premiere and sent us a load of pics for your and our amusement - here you go!

Alan Rickman (the back of his head, anyway)
Luke Youngblood (Lee Jordan)
Sean Biggerstaff (...in a kilt...)
Chris Columbus
Christian Coulson
The Crowd
Daniel Radcliffe
David Bradley
Emma Watson
Jamie Waylett
Eleanor Columbus
Miriam Margoyles
MattContinued...

Images from the premiere are

Posted by: Leaky
November 03, 2002, 01:46 PM

Images from the premiere are now up on the Official Site.

CNN has a story up

Posted by: Leaky
November 03, 2002, 01:15 PM

CNN has a story up about the premiere as well.

Earlier today we asked about

Posted by: Leaky
November 03, 2002, 01:07 PM

Earlier today we asked about the pin that resembled an appleor a tomato and a reader just emailed us to explain the following:

Regarding Daniel's lapel decoration. It's is neither an apple nor a tomato but a poppy. Every year the Royal British Legion sells these paper poppies for remembrance day 11th NovemberContinued...

If you missed the premiere webcast...

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2002, 01:01 PM

...not to worry, there'll be clips on the official site soon enough. (At least - I hope so, as I missed it.) We'll get you the links ASAP.

Rowling: Book 5 ready very, very soon

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2002, 12:43 PM

Newsround, as usual gives us great coverage of the Potter premiere, with a quote from JKR to make all of us squeal:

Newsround's Lizo quizzed her on the next book in the series and as well as saying she enjoyed the film, revealed that the book would be ready very, very soon.

Yahoo on London Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 03, 2002, 12:42 PM

Click here for Yahoo's report and slideshow of the CoS premiere in London.

Behind the Scenes

Posted by: Leaky
November 02, 2002, 11:03 PM

From The Sun comes this interview with production designer Stuart Craig, who reveals the technical aspects of the some of the effects used in Chamber of Secrets.

"Chamber of Secrets" World Premiere

Posted by: Leaky
November 02, 2002, 10:56 PM

The Canada Newswire is carrying a list of guests who are scheduled to appear at the Chamber of Secrets premiere in Leicester Square, along with information on the satellite coordinates.

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