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"Deathly Hallows: Part 2," David Yates Win at Empire Awards 2012

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 25, 2012, 09:21 PM

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" won the top prize at the Jameson Empire Awards for Best Film. Director David Yates also picked up an award for Best Director for his work on the final "Harry Potter" film.

The ceremony in London was attended by several Potter cast members, including Matthew Lewis, Bonnie Wright and Evanna Lynch. Daniel Radcliffe, who is currently shooting "Kill Your Darlings" in New York, sent a video message thanking everyone for their votes. According to BBC Newsbeat:

Daniel Radcliffe was unable to attend the ceremony to receive the Harry Potter prize, but left a video message, saying: "I've always been quite a harsh judge of the series, but I was over the moon with this final film; I think we went out on a high note."
Picking up the best director prize, Yates added: "Anyone who's ever directed a movie like this knows that it's a huge great family that helps bring these movies to fruition and makes them what they are."
Gary Oldman (Sirius Black) also won Best Actor for his work in the film "Tinker Tailor Solider Spy." Photos from the event can be seen at Empire's website.

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23 Comments

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first!!!!!!!
thats really awesome!! congrats hp!

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Yay! Congratulations!

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on March 25, 2012, 10:08 PM report to moderator
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That’s totally awesome!

Posted by MissWeasley8 on March 25, 2012, 10:13 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations to all involved. It’s about time.

Posted by Hogwart Alumni on March 25, 2012, 11:39 PM report to moderator
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CONGRATS! Well deserved! Despite all the snubbing going on.

Posted by . on March 26, 2012, 01:38 AM report to moderator
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Thats wonderful, well earned HP, well earned. And congrats to Gary Oldman too, so glad that he won. =)

Posted by LunaLuver on March 26, 2012, 01:47 AM report to moderator
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It’s about time! Very well deserved, CONGRATS! :D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on March 26, 2012, 03:27 AM report to moderator
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I’m glad that there are at least some institutions that recognize HP deserves, well… recognition :P haha Congratulations!

Posted by CloakKnight on March 26, 2012, 03:48 AM report to moderator
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Finally the awards that really do mean something as they are voted for by film fans, well done to David Yates, and I’d like to thank him for making Deathly Hallows 2 such a fitting end to the series, he did full justice to a wonderful story.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on March 26, 2012, 05:35 AM report to moderator
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Oh yes, forgot to say, very very pleased that Gary Oldman won best Actor, it’s well deserved.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on March 26, 2012, 05:36 AM report to moderator
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Oh yes, forgot to say, very very pleased that Gary Oldman won best Actor, it’s well deserved.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on March 26, 2012, 05:36 AM report to moderator
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CONGRATS! thats awesome for you!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on March 26, 2012, 07:59 AM report to moderator
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I think it’s great. For both HP and Gary Oldman well deserved awards!

Posted by muggle..andproudofit =:) on March 26, 2012, 09:31 AM report to moderator
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Very well deserved… Congratulations all around!

Posted by Won_Two on March 26, 2012, 10:21 AM report to moderator
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Cool! Congrats to everyone involved!

Posted by MoonlitFox on March 26, 2012, 12:20 PM report to moderator
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