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Museum of Modern Art to Show All Harry Potter Films
Posted by Megs

Starting on July 9th, The Museum of Modern Arw will be holding an event called “A View from the Vaults: Warner Bros. Today.”  In this series they will be celebrating Warner Bros studio by showing some of their most iconic films.  According to the website, “This selection of Warner Bros. productions from the past 20 years, all drawn from MoMA’s collection, illustrates the studio’s continuing commitment to the artistic and commercial legacy of the four Warner brothers, some 90 years later.

The Harry Potter films will be shown from Saturday July 21st through Friday July 26th at the following times and locations:

View the full list of films (including the Batman and Lord of the Rings trilogies) here at the MoMA Website! Tickets can be purchased up to a week in advance either online or at the main lobby information desk.

Thanks SnitchSeeker!

Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter Films, Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Airing on ABC Family in May
Posted by Megs

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I will have it’s television debut on Sunday May 12th during ABC Family’s Red Carpet Weekend.  The full lineup is as follows, other films will be airing before and after, such as Hocus Pocus, Hairspray and Twilight, we’ve only listed the Potter times below:

Saturday May 11th

  • 1:00pm – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • 4:30pm – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • 7:30pm – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Saturday May 12th

  • 9:30am- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • 1:00pm- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • 4:00pm- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • 7:30pm – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter Films, Order of the Phoenix
Video: Wand Week at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
Posted by Megs

This week is Wand Week at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter and to celebrate the Harry Potter Facebook page released a video on how to use a wand with Paul Harris, who choreographed the wand battles in the final film. The studio tour also had a special guest today, Chris Rankin! He was on hand, along with Paul Harris, to answer fan questions on the Warner Bros Studio Tour Twitter.

Delve into the world of wand making, spell casting and wizarding duels this February, during our first ever Wand Week.

  • Special effects and choreography experts from the Harry Potter film series will be involved in creating the activities for Wand Week.
  • Discover how fight scenes were developed and the incredible amount of planning that went into each wand movement.
  • Original moulds, concept art and wand designs will be showcased in the attraction.
  • For the first time, Ollivander’s authentic costume (as worn by John Hurt) will be on display at the entrance of his famous wand shop.
  • Our knowledgeable staff members will be on hand to share many of the behind-the-scenes secrets of the most successful film series of all time.

Wand Week will take place from Saturday 16th to Sunday 24th February, limited tickets available, book your tickets today.

Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter Films, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Harry Potter Cast Members Attend Sky Movies HD iPad Screening In The Great Hall
Posted by Megs

Yesterday Sky Movies along with WB Studio Tour held an event in The Great Hall to celebrate the fact that Sky will be the only channel broadcasting all eight Potter films this holiday season.  This morning they have sent over some photos of Jessie Cave and Oliver Phelps at the event as well as a press release. Our correspondent Patrick was there as well, so I’m sure we’ll be getting a report and some photos from him as well, stay tuned!

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Sky has also revealed that they will have a lot of behind the scenes footage as well as an interview with Daniel Radcliffe.  All the details may be read in the press release below:

Harry Potter™ stars Jessie Cave and Oliver Phelps (Lavender Brown and George Weasley in the films) yesterday attended a special screening of the Harry Potter™ films at the Great Hall set at Leavesden.

To celebrate all eight of the Harry Potter™ films being available on Sky’s set-top box, on the comprehensive TV On Demand service and Sky Go, the award-winning multiplatform TV service, Sky Movies HD hosted a screening event in the famous surroundings, allowing fans to choose their own film from theseries to stream on iPad throughout the evening.

The films are also available to NOW TV customers subscribing to the Sky Movies monthly pass. NOW TV offers easy and flexible access to Sky Movies across PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, YouView, Xbox and selected Android smartphones, with films available to stream instantly. Customers who subscribe to Sky Movies via Virgin Media, UPC and TalkTalk are also able to enjoy the entire Harry Potter™ film series.

In addition to the complete Harry Potter™ box-set, Sky Movies is also offering viewers the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes, onto the sets and red carpet premieres with a range of original Potter related programming. In addition to the original movie trailers and special on-set and premiere reports, viewers will be able to hear from the star of the spellbinding franchise himself in Sky Movies’ brand new, in-depth interview Daniel Radcliffe: Being Harry Potter.

Daniel Radcliffe: Being Harry Potter will premiere on Friday 9th November, exclusively on Sky Movies Showcase HD, alongside all eight Harry Potter™ films, now also available across Sky Movies HD.

Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Half-Blood Prince, James and Oliver Phelps, Jessie Cave, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Deathly Hallows Ultimate Edition Available Exclusively at Target
Posted by Megs

We previously reported that the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Ultimate Editions would be released on October 16th.  Today, however, my friend, Michael R, let me know that he bought a two pack containing both films today at Target! They cost $49.99, the retail price is $69.99, and they are available exclusively at Target until January.

According to BFE, there are 6 discs (4 BD / 2 DVD + UV Digital Copy) and special features are as follows:

Part 1

  • Maximum Movie Mode: join host Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), and other members of the cast and crew, on an interactive journey through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. Plus, revisit important moments from the previous films to prepare for the final battle that takes place in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
  • Exclusive sneak peek of a scene from the upcoming film  gt;Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
  • Dan, Rupert and Emma’s Running Competition: while filming the escape scene from the Snatchers in Swinley Forest, Dan, Rupert and Emma engage in a little competition of their own. With colorful commentary by Director David Yates, see the competitive spirit on set and this hilarious rivalry between the three leads.
  • The Seven Harrys: see how Daniel Radcliffe recreated the personalities of the different characters that transform into Harrys in the Privet Drive scene.
  • On the Green with Rupert, Tom, Oliver and James: accompany Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley) and James Phelps (Fred Weasley) for a round of golf and get a glimpse into their 10-year friendship that developed while making the Harry Potter films.
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Promotional Trailer: join Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and other cast members from the Harry Potter films on their first visit to the Grand Opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
  • Additional scenes
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1: Behind the Soundtrack

Part 2

  • Maximum Movie Mode: Blowing Up Hogwarts– Hosted by Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom): Includes 9 Featurettes
  • A Conversation with J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe
  • The Goblins of Gringotts
  • The Women of Harry Potter
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
  • Pottermore Preview
  • Deleted Scenes

Below, find a video of a fan unboxing their set:

Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter Films, Products
Release Date Set for Deathly Hallows Ultimate Editions; Double Feature Coming Soon
Posted by Megs

We now know the release date for the Ultimate Editions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 and 2.  Amazon’s page has been updated to state that, what appears s to be the Ultimate Editions, will be released on October 16th.  You can pre-order both for $30.99 and $31.47 respectively on Blu-Ray. (Part 1, Part 2) Thanks to Hypable for the tip!

We have discovered that there will also be a Part 1 and 2 two pack released on the same day and is priced at $24.99!

Fans will also recall that the Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection will be released next Friday, September 7th!

 

Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter Films
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