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Sunday Mail Columnist: "Grown-Up Harry Fans Are Potty"

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 08:12 PM

Sunday Mail columnist Elaine Smith fires the newest salvo against adult Harry Potter fans, deeming them "potty" and claming that the books themselves "books are great for kids but asking me to read them for my own pleasure would be like inviting me to take up majorettes."Continued...

GoF Review Round-up

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 07:23 PM

Lots more reviews are hitting newspapers, magazines and the internet this week, in advance of the release of Goblet of Fire. While our summary will be as spoiler-free as possible, please note that all of the reviews listed here will contain some degree of spoilers for the film.
The Scotsman's review was generally positive.Continued...


UK's Telegraph Uncovers Facts on Emma's Dress

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 07:18 PM

The Telegraph reports that 20's actress Anna May Wong was the original owner of the dress Emma wore to last week's London premiere.

Like Emma, Miss Wong, pictured in a similar dress, stood at 5ft 6in and also started her acting career as a child star, in a silent film, The Red Lantern - producedContinued...


Red Carpet Photos from the Gof Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 05:12 PM

Yahoo has posted 20 photos from the Red Carpet in New York here. Check out the great shots of Ralph Fiennes with Dan Radcliffe! Thanks, Alba :-)
UPDATE: Mugglenet reports that WireImage has just put up a gallery of photos from inside the arrivals area at the premiere.


First Images From the NYC Premiere

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 05:02 PM has one of the first photos from the premiere on their site - you are warned, though, that the image is huge.
Yahoo News also has a bunch of photos of the cast and other stars from the red carpet, as does ABACAUSA (thanks to Kristin from Dazzling Emma for the tip).


A Report Direct from the Scene of the Podcast...

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 03:35 PM

Greetings from NYC! MuggleNet and The Leaky Cauldron have successfully entered both the Ziegfeld Theatre for the US Premiere of Goblet of Fire and the Barnes & Noble Union Square in preparation of tonight's live podcast! We plan on updating this newspost as the night goes on, but already weContinued...


A Small Red Carpet Report

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 03:04 PM

We just got a report that our own Sue is inside the Ziegfeld, and the stars are arriving in their limos to the cheers of thousands in NewYork City this afternoon. Photos, interviews and first-person accounts will be coming through the weekend.


Ministry of Mayhem Clips

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 01:16 PM

Jo from sent us video clips from this morning's "Ministry of Mayhem" program. This segment consists of film clips and interviews with Robert Pattinson, Clé Poé, Stanislav Ianevski and Katie Leung, and this one features Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson.

Film Awards

Mike Newell Receives BAFTA/LA Award

Posted by: Melissa
November 12, 2005, 12:44 PM

Yahoo Entertainment News reports that Goblet of Fire director Mike Newell was awarded the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing by BAFTA/LA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles). The special award was presented to Mr. Newell by Oscar® winner Cate BlanchettContinued...


Goblet of Fire World Premiere Report and Details: All on PotterCast #12

Posted by: Melissa
November 11, 2005, 11:18 PM

Since we're all on the road, and people from Leaky and MuggleNet are converging on NYC in preparation for tomorrow's LIVE NYC PodCast, PotterCast #12 is a bit different than our usual format: instead of the usual segmented piece, this week's 'cast is oneContinued...


Dan Radcliffe on TRL

Posted by: Melissa
November 11, 2005, 09:35 PM has posted a video of Dan Radcliffe on MTV's "Total Request Live." Thanks guys!


New GoF Clip - Ron's Dress Robes

Posted by: Melissa
November 11, 2005, 07:03 PM

On today's Ellen Degeneres Show, another Goblet clip was premiered. This one shows Ron's - erm - delight as he receives his "new" dress robes. Check it out here. Enjoy!
Thanks again to the ever-lovely Jas of



Posted by: Melissa
November 11, 2005, 04:28 PM

We're pleased to add another city to the list of GOFIMAX events - and since it's in Scotland, it'll be the first one on the clock. The Glasgow Science Centre will be hosting a very special, very secret guest at their noon show on Saturday, November 19. Costume and trivia games will be taking place in the theaterContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

Dan Radcliffe Interview on Argentinian Television

Posted by: Melissa
November 11, 2005, 04:26 PM

André from very kindly sent us this video of Daniel Radcliffe being interviewed on Argentinian television. The interview is in English, with Spanish subtitles. Enjoy!

Special Showings of GoF for Charities in NYC and Chicago

Posted by: Melissa
November 11, 2005, 02:00 PM

Starworks Foundation is hosting a sneak preview showing of GoF on Thursday, November 17th at 6 p.m. at the Loews Lincoln Square with a preview party beforehand as a fundraiser for the foundation. Tickets are still available to this event; General Admission tickets begin at $100, $50 ofContinued...

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