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2009-08-16 11:20:45

The Harry Potter books by British author J.K. Rowling have expanded beyond the literary world into scholarly and religious realms, an author says. Russell W.

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2009-07-30 22:57:57

The way newspapers are represented in the Harry Potter books could have a negative impact on young people's understanding of journalism, U.S.

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2009-07-27 15:02:59

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the highest-grossing film in the United Kingdom so far this year, Warner Bros. Pictures International said Monday. Taking into account the $8.5 million it made this weekend, the movie has now grossed $54 million since it opened in U.K.

2009-07-18 13:12:49

The latestHarry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, has earned $107 million in its first three days in U.S.

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2009-07-16 14:42:19

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth film in the iconic film franchise, conjured up $22.2 million from U.S. midnight screenings Wednesday.

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2009-07-16 12:15:00

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth film in the iconic film franchise, conjured up $22.2 million from US midnight screenings Wednesday.

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2009-07-15 10:35:04

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth installment in the magic-themed movie franchise, has earned a glowing review from the Vatican's newspaper. L'Osservatore Romano published a critique Tuesday praising the filmmakers for drawing a clear line of demarcation between good and evil, making clear that good is right, and that in some cases this involves hard work and sacrifices, The Times of London reported. The L'Osservatore reviewer also said the movie promotes the values of...

2009-07-13 10:14:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Potter is successfully casting his spell on moviegoers across the country, selling out more than 1,000 showtimes on Fandango, from San Francisco to New York, from Anchorage, Alaska to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

2009-07-09 09:30:00

LOS ANGELES, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, reports that nearly 500 showtimes of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (opening next Tuesday night at midnight) are sold out across the country. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) The sixth Harry Potter movie currently represents: Fandango's fastest-selling title of the year;65% of daily ticket sales on Fandango (followed by Bruno, which opens tomorrow and accounts...

2009-07-07 08:15:00

LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, opens next week (on Wednesday, July 15) - but the film already represents 61% of daily ticket sales on Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination.


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