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Daniel Radcliffe Announces BAFTA Nominations, "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Up for 4 Awards

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 17, 2012, 03:45 PM

Daniel Radcliffe was joined by actress Holliday Grainger to announce the nominees for the 2012 British Academy Film Awards. To see video of Radcliffe and Grainger announcing the nominees, see below:

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" was also nominatedContinued...


"Law Made Fun Through Harry Potter's Adventures" by Karen Morris and Bradley S. Carroll

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 13, 2012, 09:29 PM

Can't get enough of Harry Potter? Curious about the Law?

Law Made Fun Through Harry Potter's Adventures
explores the intersection of Harry Potter's adventures and Muggle law (or the law of our society).

The book recounts vignettes from the Harry Potter series,Continued...


December Contest Winners Announced

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 11, 2012, 11:21 PM

For Leaky's December contest, our team asked you to select any Hogwarts professor and reveal what they would see if they looked into the Mirror of Erised.

The winners have now been chosen, and their entries can be read at the bottom of this page. Congratulations to the following!

First Place: RC Kirzner
Second PlaceContinued...

Film Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Wins Four People's Choice Awards

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 11, 2012, 11:00 PM

The people have voted, and tonight "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" became the recipient of four People's Choice Awards. The final film in the Harry Potter series won the following categories:

  • Favorite Movie
  • Favorite Action Movie
  • Favorite Ensemble Movie Cast
  • Favorite Book Adaptation


New Books for Harry Potter Book Club, Jo's Book Nook

Posted by: Rosi
January 11, 2012, 06:33 PM

Start the year off reading with the Harry Potter Book Club and Jo's Book Nook! The former is reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (take part here) whilst Jo's Book Nook is reading And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, with a discussion of that book as well as Christie's otherContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Nominated for Blockbuster of the Year at British Film Awards

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 11, 2012, 04:47 PM

The London Evening Standard's British Film Awards have announced the nominees for the Blockbuster of the Year award, voted on by the public. "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is one of 12 films nominated in the category. Fans can vote on this page. The winner will be announcedContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

MTV Rough Cut Interview with Daniel Radcliffe, SNL Promos

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 11, 2012, 11:25 AM

While promoting his new film, "The Woman in Black," actor Daniel Radcliffe was interviewed by MTV about the Harry Potter film's chances at being nominated for an Oscar and meeting his "How to Succeed..." successor Darren Criss. Radcliffe also took part in another installment of MTV's popularContinued...


Tom Felton to Voice Digital Guide for WB Studio Tour

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 10, 2012, 10:59 AM

Warner Bros. Studio Tour have announced that actor Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) will serve as the voice for the digital guide as part of the Making of Harry Potter tour.

The handheld audio-visual guide will include never before seen, behind-the-scenes footage and "contains fascinating facts aboutContinued...

DH Film

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Receives Nominations from Visual Effects Society

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 09, 2012, 11:25 PM

The Visual Effects Society has nominated "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" in five of its categories for their 10th annual VES Awards.

The categories include:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
Captain America: The FirstContinued...


Steven Spielberg Recalls His Early Involvement with the Harry Potter films

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 09, 2012, 10:44 PM

Digital Spy has published excerpts from an interview director Steven Spielberg gave regarding his early involvement with the development of the first Harry Potter film. Spielberg told BBC Breakfast that he was given the opportunity to direct the Harry Potter films, and workedContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Severus Snape!

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 09, 2012, 02:24 PM

According to J.K. Rowling's calendar, today marks what would have been Prof. Severus Snape's 52nd birthday. Let's all take a moment to raise our glasses of butterbeer to honor a very brave man.


Video: "The Woman in Black" Set Interview

Posted by: Mel
January 07, 2012, 07:18 PM

A new, very interesting video of set interviews for "The Woman in Black" has appeared online. The video discusses the impetus behind filming "The Woman in Black," as well as the legacy of Hammer Films. Dan Radcliffe, his co-stars Ciaran Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore) and Janet McTeer, James Watkins (director),Continued...

Film Awards

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Wins Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 06, 2012, 08:35 PM

"Deathly Hallows: Part 2" became the first Harry Potter film to receive the Golden Tomato award for being the best reviewed major film at Rotten Tomatoes in 2011. The final Potter film received a 96% rating. The rating was determined from over 200 reviews written by critics.

While the thought of winningContinued...


UPDATED: Dan Radcliffe Interviewed by Parade Magazine

Posted by: Mel
January 06, 2012, 07:18 PM

UPDATE: We now have an image of Dan Radcliffe in Parade here in our galleries.

In a new interview, Dan Radcliffe speaks with Parade about a variety of subjects, including his romantic life:

Daniel Radcliffe opens up about life after Potter, falling in love, and fame in this weekend's issue of PARADE. AndContinued...

DH Film

BAFTA Longlist Released, "Deathly Hallows: Part 2" Contender in 11 Categories

DH Film
Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 06, 2012, 12:28 PM

The British Academy Film Awards, commonly referred to as the BAFTA Awards, released their longlist of contenders for the 2012 ceremony. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" is up for possible nomination in 11 categories, including Outstanding British Film and BestContinued...

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