Leaky News Archives for July 2003
Newsround reports that Red Nose Day has shattered previous donation records compliments of Harry Potter and others.
The The New York Times reports on illegal downloading of HP5.
Yes, we know the A.S. Byatt debate is overdrawn, but it's still fascinating to watch unfold: Salon.com has published two pages of letters in response to Charles Taylor's Byatt rebuttal.
Even though he isn't making an appearance in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film, Sean Biggerstaff has kept busy biking for charity. Biggerstaff, who portrayed Oliver Wood in the first two Harry Potter films, managed 110 miles without a broom.
Philip Hensher with The Spectator reviews Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, which he calls a crowd-pleaser...but not a classic.
An article at Guardian Unlimited looks at the role "tweenagers" have been given in the movie industry...Harry Potter crew included.
The Harry Potter films, have proved you can create a big-budget franchise aimed at a core audience that has only pocket money to spend.
Toby Jones and James and Oliver Phelps will attend Collectormania4 this October. Toby Jones was the voice of Dobby in the film version of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and James and Oliver Phelps portray Fred and George Weasley in the films.
The Ledger has an article discussing the legalities of downloading books, including Harry Potter.
An interview spoof with Kiki the spider who "played" Aragog in CoS.
(Editor's Commentary: Love the "picture" of Kiki working!)
Yahoo! Movies discusses the June 4th release date for Harry Potter and if a certain comic strip cat will have to compete against him for box office glory.
John Leonard of The New York Times reviews Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix.
Harry Potter is one of Australia's 100 favourite books reports the Daily Telegraph.
Today's Get Fuzzy comic features Rob reading OotP (in past strips Rob has read HP AND worn a Gryffindor shirt.)
Thanks to Charlotte and Cindy!
Electronic Arts recently announced a new expansion pack for The Sims tentatively titled "Makin' Magic" with all sorts of impressive features. Sounds a lot like "your world - my world, your parent's world" - Harry's world.
Some of my favorites include:
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