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Alan Rickman to Receive Queen's Honour: Report proves false

Posted by: sue
December 29, 2008, 03:46 PM

UPDATE: Several readers let us know the full list has now been published and unfortunately the name of Alan Rickman is not included. We do not know if he declined the honor, or the Daily Mail article was simply incorrect, and we will update with more if we can.

Actor Alan Rickman is apparently on a list forContinued...


Ralph Fiennes Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award

Posted by: sue
December 18, 2008, 09:05 PM

Congratulations are in order tonight, for actor Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) who has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. Ralph Fiennes was nominated in the "Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries" category, for his performance in Bernard andContinued...


Golden Globe Nominations for Thompson, Gleeson, and Fiennes

Posted by: Edward
December 11, 2008, 07:24 PM

The nominations for the upcoming Golden Globe Awards were announced today, and a number of actors from the Harry Potter films were among those honored for their work in various film and television projects.  Actress Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) has been nominated in the categoryContinued...

Film Awards

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" Wins European Film Award

Posted by: sue
December 07, 2008, 06:06 PM

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix was a winner at the European Film Awards. The BBC reports the fifth Harry Potter movie "received the People's Choice Award - the only prize decided by ordinary cinemagoers.

Its British director David Yates thanked the European Film AcademyContinued...


Jason Isaacs, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters Nominated at Satellite Awards

Posted by: sue
December 01, 2008, 09:16 AM

Congratulations are in order today for several actors from the Harry Potter series who received nominations at the Satellite Awards for their work in other films and television series.

First, Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) was nominated as Best ActorContinued...


Bonnie Wright Attends British Academy Children's Awards

Posted by: sue
November 30, 2008, 07:30 PM

Actress Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) attended the British Children's Academy Awards held tonight in London, England. She presented the CBBC Me and my Movie Award, with a new photo of Bonnie at this event available here. You can also see more photos of Bonnie at this event Continued...

Film Awards

David Thewlis Receives Richard Harris Award tonight in London

Posted by: sue
November 30, 2008, 05:20 PM

Previously we reported actor David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) would be recognized at the British Independent Film Awards. This event was held tonight in London, England where David was presented with the special Richard Harris Award for his outstanding contributions to British film. Congratulations David! Photos of David atContinued...


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Nominated for Independent Bookseller Award

Posted by: sue
October 29, 2008, 02:19 PM

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has been nominated for the Independent Bookseller Book Prize in the Children's book category. The Times reports the winner of this award, "given to the writer of the book most enjoyed by customers of specialist bookshops acrossContinued...


David Thewlis to Receive Special Honor from British Independent Film Awards

Posted by: sue
October 28, 2008, 10:47 AM

The British Independent Film Awards will recognize actor David Thewlis with a special honor next month. The BBC is reporting that David, who portrays Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter films, "will be recognised for his outstanding contribution to British film with anContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling "Can't Imagine" Leaving Edinburgh

Posted by: sue
September 20, 2008, 12:35 AM

The Telegraph has a new photo of author J.K. Rowling with the Edinburgh Award, which was presented to the Harry Potter author tonight in Scotland. Reuters also has a few small photos of Jo at this event here. The Scotsman is reporting that Jo with her husband, Dr. Neil Murray, attended the gala dinnerContinued...

J.K. Rowling

City of Edinburgh to Honor J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
September 18, 2008, 08:57 PM

Previously, we told you J.K. Rowling was to be honored with the Edinburgh Award, given by the city in Scotland where she resides. Update This event is now confirmed for tonight, Friday, September 19 in Edinburgh, with the The Herald reporting the following statement from JKR : “It is an absolute honourContinued...


"Order of the Phoenix" Nominated for People's Choice at European Film Awards

Posted by: Edward
August 29, 2008, 07:10 PM

The “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” film has been included on a list of nominees for the People’s Choice Award at the 21st Annual European Film Awards. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the fifth Potter film faces such films as “WelcomeContinued...


Watson, Rowling, "Order of the Phoenix" Film Winners at SyFy Awards

Posted by: Edward
August 24, 2008, 05:34 PM

As we reported previously, the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” film and a number of its cast, along with Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, were nominees at the 2008 SyFy Genre Awards. These virtual awards allow fans to vote for their favorite film, series,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling Wins Mythopoeic Society Award; Named Among 50 Best-Loved British Authors

Posted by: Edward
August 19, 2008, 03:41 AM

There are two pieces of news online tonight regarding Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling and honors she recently received. First, the Mythopoeic Society, which is a non-profit agency promoting the study and enjoyment of mythic literature, has chosen Ms. RowlingContinued...


Emma Watson Wins Constellation Award

Posted by: sue
July 15, 2008, 02:31 PM

Congratulations are in order today for actress Emma Watson who won a Constellation Award as “Best Female Performance in a 2007 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series,” for her performance as Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” The Constellation AwardsContinued...

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