Extremely reliable sources tell TLC that the launch party for the release of the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD will be on November 18 at The Honourable Society of Middle Temple in London. Cast and crew of the film are expected to attend.
Emma-Watson.net has scans of the UK 2005 Prisoner of Azkaban calendar.
While there, scroll down to view a collection of nice high res photos from the Wimbledon premiere, which Emma Watson attended.
Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron will accept the Raul Julia HOLA Founders Award, presented by the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors on September 20th in New York City.
Thanks to Michelle and Nelly for the link.
Box Office Mojo has Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban listed at #15 of All Time World Wide Movie box office grosses with $780.9 million. The first Potter film, Sorcerer's Stone, is ranked at #3 with $976.5 million. Chamber of Secrets is ranked at #7 with $876.7 million dollars.
"The huge 1/24 scale model of the Hogwarts exterior was expanded by around 40%. Under the Production Design of Stuart Craig and Model Unit Art DirectionContinued...
The new issue of Entertainment Weekly has a article about this year's summer movies and Prisoner of Azkaban is mentioned as one of the best. Film critics Lisa Schwarzbaum and Owen Gleiberman discuss the best of the summer films:
OWEN: "Look, this was easily the best summer movie seasonContinued...
A.O. Scott writes:
"Prisoner of Azkaban," the third-highest-grossing release of the summer so far, includes the season's scariest creatures, the wraithlike Dementors, who may also be emblematic figures of an age in which, it often seems, we have everything to fearContinued...
Instead of on the expected Nov. 23 release date, British HP fans can get their hands on the PoA DVD/VHS on November 19, reports CBBC.
Eleven weeks after release, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has taken in over $500 million. According to the Hollywood Reporter, PoA is only the tenth film to top $500 million outside of the U.S., making it the third most successful film in Warner Bros' history.
Thanks to Angel for the link!
In the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King gives his opinion on summer films; he writes that PoA is one of only four four-star films of the summer, and the other three, in his opinion, are Fahrenheit 9/11, The Manchurian Candidate and Shrek 2.
The Official WB Harry Potter website now has a trailer up for the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD. Shown are new glimpses of the features and games to be included on the DVD including an updated Hogwarts Timeline, as well as scenes from the making of the movie. There is also a brief clip of JKR again stating that thingsContinued...