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GoF Receives "American Values" Award

Posted by: Melissa
January 24, 2006, 10:06 AM

Conservative media organization Magic Picture Frame Studio has created its own awards, the American Values Awards, for film and television productions that "depict stories of love, honor, commitment, good versus evil, and the triumph of the human spirit." Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire isContinued...


Leaky Shortlisted for Yahoo! UK Entertainment Find of the Year

Posted by: Melissa
January 20, 2006, 12:09 PM

yahooawardthumb.jpgWell, it only took us two weeks to remember to tell you and there are only five days left to vote, but at least we're in under the deadline: Leaky is very thrilled and honored to have been chosen by a panel of judges as one of the finalists in the Yahoo! UK and Ireland 2005 FindsContinued...

Film Awards

Goblet of Fire Receives Three BAFTA Nominations

Posted by: sue
January 19, 2006, 07:26 AM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was nominated today for three BAFTA awards. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts are recognizing the fourth Harry Potter film in the categories of" Achievements in Special Visual Effects", "Production Design", and "MakeupContinued...


Potter Actors Receive Olivier Award Nominations

Posted by: Melissa
January 18, 2006, 10:40 AM

Three Harry Potter cast members have been nominated for Laurence Olivier Awards, the most prestigious theater awards in the U.K. Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley) received a nomination for Best Actor in a Play for Heroes, which was also nominated for Best Play. David Bradley (Argus Filch)Continued...


GoF is Now One of Top 10 Grossers of All Time

Posted by: Melissa
January 17, 2006, 09:21 AM

Box Office Mojo reports that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has entered the list of Top 10 Worldwide Grossers of All Time, in the tenth spot with $867.2M. CoS is in eighth place with $876.7M and SS/PS is in third with $976.5. PoA is not in the top ten, but appears on the list in the sixteenthContinued...

Film Awards

Goblet of Fire Wins Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: sue
January 13, 2006, 09:20 AM

Film Site Rotten Tomatoes has handed out their yearly awards, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire received their Golden Tomato award in the category of "Best Reviewed Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2005." These awards are given " to recognize the year's best-reviewed films." Goblet wasContinued...


Jim Dale Named Children's Audiobook Narrator of the Year

Posted by: Melissa
January 11, 2006, 09:14 PM

Publisher's Weekly has named Jim Dale, narrator of the US Harry Potter audiobooks, Children's Audiobook Narrator of the Year. In a short question and answer article in that publication's January 2 issue, Mr. Dale discusses winning a GRAMMY award, what he most enjoys about recordingContinued...


Katie Leung Nominated for Asian Excellence Award

Posted by: sue
January 11, 2006, 08:16 PM

Actress Katie Leung has been nominated by the "Asian Exellence Awards" for her performance as Cho Chang in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Katie is nominated in the category of "Outstanding Newcomer." This category is open to the public and you can vote for Katie via thisContinued...


"Goblet of Fire" in Consideration for Sound Editing Oscar

Posted by: sue
January 09, 2006, 06:13 PM

Today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sent out a press release announcing the list of films in consideration for an award in the category of sound editing, and this list included the newest Harry Potter movie. In the category of "Achievement in Sound Editing," HarryContinued...


"Goblet of Fire" Award Nominations from Visual Effects Society

Posted by: sue
January 09, 2006, 12:58 PM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has been nominated by the Visual Effects Society (VES) for five awards this year. These awards are in the categories of:

  • * Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture
  • * Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Motion PictureContinued...


IMDb Best of 2005 Results

Posted by: Melissa
January 06, 2006, 01:34 PM

Earlier this week we told you about a poll on IMDb for the Best of 2005. Well, folks, the results are in and (once again) Harry and his fans have risen to the top! GoF was voted Best Picture (English Language), Best Family Movie and Best Popcorn (Most Entertaining) Movie. In second place were Daniel Radcliffe for BestContinued...

Book Awards

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Wins Oppenheim Award

Posted by: sue
January 04, 2006, 12:45 PM

We know this news is slow in coming but The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 2006 Platinum Awards were announced and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was named as one of the best books for children in the" Early School Years" category. The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio is an independentContinued...


Coltrane, Staunton to Receive OBE Award

Posted by: Melissa
December 30, 2005, 11:53 AM

Actors Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid) and Imelda Staunton (widely rumored to be cast as Dolores Umbridge in Order of the Phoenix) will be made Officers of the prestigious Order of the British Empire, the order of chivalry of British democracy. This honor, conferred in the New Year's Honors List, acknowledgesContinued...


"Goblet of Fire" Soundtrack on Top Ten List

Posted by: sue
December 30, 2005, 10:02 AM has ranked the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire soundtrack as one of their top ten of the year. Of this score by composer Patrick Doyle, they note: "Williams is out, but Doyle is in - and while it's much different than the first three Harry Potter score, his score works wonderfullyContinued...

Harry in Entertainment Weekly's List of Top Entertainers of 2005

Posted by: Melissa
December 24, 2005, 11:01 PM

Entertainment Weekly magazine has named its "Top 15 Entertainers of 2005," and our beloved Harry has the number nine slot! Thanks to all who sent this in!
Update/Correction: Ack. The spot on the list was for all things Harry -- specifically the GoF film and HBP, notContinued...

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