Archive for the ‘Film Awards’ Category

Oscar Buzz is Brewing Over Gary Oldman’s Churchill in ‘Darkest Hour!’

Sep 08, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Events, Fans, Film Awards, Films, HP Cast, Movie Reviews, Movies, News, Oldman, Review

Gary Oldman takes his upcoming historic drama Darkest Hour to a heady string of festivals this season. He accompanies a host of other Harry Potter alums making waves in the industry this year, but he may prove to be the festival darling this time around, with a standout performance as Winston Churchill that is already generating steady …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Actors Charm at Film Festivals Worldwide

Sep 08, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Bradley, Branagh, Events, Fans, Film Awards, Films, Gleeson, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, HP Cast, Isaacs, Movie Reviews, Movies, News, Release Parties, Round-Up, Smith, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Waterston

Harry Potter series alums have been remarkably busy over the last year, putting out an enviable body of work that could easily fill the docket of one film festival alone. However, this awards season will see this list of intriguing, dramatic, hilarious, and mysterious films featured at a variety of prominent festivals, drawing both accolades …read more!

Emma Watson Awarded at Teen Choice Awards 2017!

Aug 17, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Felton, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Movies, News, Watson

The 2017 Teen Choice Awards took place on Sunday night in LA, and after 63 million Twitter votes, teen icons from the film, music, TV, sports, fashion, comedy and internet were honoured as Choice artists of the year. Emma Watson had her talents as an actress rewarded at the event, winning four awards total, not including …read more!

Happy Birthday to Producer David Heyman: Revisiting Leaky’s Exclusive ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Interview

Jul 26, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Birthdays, DH, Directors, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Filmmaker Birthdays, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Interviews, News, Producers, TLC Interviews, Yates Interviews

David Heyman, acclaimed British film producer and common denominator behind the production of all eight Harry Potter films, as well as the first and upcoming second of the Fantastic Beasts series, celebrates his 56th birthday today. Heyman’s importance to the film aspect of the Wizarding World cannot be overstated. He has been referred to over …read more!

Happy Birthday to Jim Broadbent

May 24, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Birthdays, Birthdays, Broadbent, Film Awards, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, HP Cast, Movies, News, Television Programmes

Today we celebrate the 68th birthday of the talented British actor James “Jim” Broadbent, best known to the Potter fandom as Potions Professor Horace Slughorn. Whether this head of Slytherin was loathed, adored or something in between, the actor brought J.K. Rowling’s character to life in all of his humanness, (when he wasn’t a chair). …read more!

Emma Watson Wins First Ever Gender-Neutral Acting Award

May 09, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Film Awards, Films, Media, Movies, News, Watson

For this year’s MTV Awards, the gender specific acting awards were eliminated in favor of new gender-neutral Best Actor in a Movie and Best Actor in a TV Show awards. Emma Watson was honored to win the Best Actor in a Movie Award for her performance as Belle in Beauty and the Beast. For Watson, a …read more!

A Musical Collaboration for Cursed Child Playwright Jack Thorne and La La Land Director

Apr 29, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Broadway, Coltrane, Directors, Exclusives, Film Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, Jack Thorne, Movies, News, Spall, Television Programmes, Theater, Walters, West End

It doesn’t look like playwright Jack Thorne has any intention of slowing down since Broadway-bound Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s, record-breaking achievements at the Olivier Awards earlier this month. Thorne’s got an excellent collaboration coming up with one academy award-winning director, and we can’t wait to see the outcome! In addition to the best play …read more!

Weekly Roundup: Moving on From Ginny, Campaigning for Mental Health & More

Apr 28, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Bradley, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Margoyles, News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Spall Interviews, Tennant, Thewlis, Waterston, Wright

This week has seen the potential casting of Newt’s brother (Theseus Scamander) in Fantastic Beasts, Evanna Lynch returning to the stage in a Disco Pigs revival this summer, Jude Law speaking on his excitement to play Dumbledore and other projects, announcements of an 85th birthday tribute concert for John Williams, Tom Felton with The Flash at Silicon Valley Comic Con, awards …read more!

Watch ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Composer James Newton Howard at Work!

Apr 25, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Composers, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Movies, Music, News

Earlier today, the Harry Potter Film Twitter directed us to the Fantastic Beasts Youtube channel to  watch the ‘fantastic’ composer of Fantastic Beasts throw out a few bars from the soundtrack of the film. He will perform with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra at Karlovy Film Festival on 30th June 2017. He will be honoured with a well deserved …read more!

Michael Gambon Misses IFTA Awards, David Heyman and Ciaran Hinds Present

Apr 10, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Farrell, Film Awards, Films, Gambon, Heyman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Miller, Movies, News, Producers, Warner Bros.

Many familiar faces gathered at Dublin’s Mansion House for the Irish Film and Television Academy Awards Saturday evening, but one was notably missing. Michael Gambon was set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, but was unable to attend after being hospitalized earlier in the week. The Irish Mirror shared the IFTAs statement on the disappointing turn …read more!

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