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Rush To Receive Top Honour At Santa Barbara Film Festival

Oscar winner GEOFFREY RUSH will be the guest of honour at California's Santa Barbara International Film Festival next month (Jan11) when he will be presented with the prestigious Montecito Award.The Australian actor, who stars in...

Rush Launches Sydney Walk Of Fame

GEOFFREY RUSH was on hand in Sydney, Australia on Sunday (05Dec10) to unveil the city's new walk of fame honouring the country's most famous stars.A series of 21 bronze plaques have been set into the...

The King's Speech Dominates Independent Film Awards

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at last night's (05.12.10) Moet British Independent Film Awards.The Tom Hopper-directed drama about the stuttering British King George VI, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter...

Movie Reviews The King's Speech

Amid all the hoopla surrounding an abundance of big-budget movies occupying theater marquees this weekend, a small film called The King's Speech , being released only in Los Angeles and New York, is quietly garnering...

Geoffrey Rush: 'King's Speech Is A Bromance'

Geoffrey Rush thinks 'The King's Speech' is a "bromance" movie. The Australian actor - who plays therapist Lionel Logue in the movie about Britain's King George VI and his prohibitive speech impediment - believes the...

Colin Firth's Rotten Cabbage Fears

Colin Firth is worried he will get "rotten cabbages" thrown at him. The actor - whose new movie 'The King's Speech' has led to suggestions he may get an Oscar nomination next year - is...

Helena Bonham Carter Loves Royal Roles

Helena Bonham Carter loves playing queens so she can pretend to be a royal. The British actress - who plays the Queen Mother in new movie 'The King's Speech' alongside Colin Firth (King George VI)...

The King's Speech Wins Top Award In Toronto

Putting the Weinstein Bros. back on the Oscar track again, their The King's Speech, directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth as Britain's World War II King George VI and Geoffrey Rush as his...

Colin Firth Film Wins Toronto Award

Colin Firth's 'The King's Speech' has won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival.The movie - which sees Firth play Britain's King George VI alongside Geoffrey Rush as speech therapist Lional Logue and...

Rush To Star In Drowsy Chaperone Movie?

Oscar winner GEOFFREY RUSH is in talks to take hit musical THE DROWSY CHAPERONE to the movies, according to new reports.The Australian star will lead the cast of the comedy Broadway show when it's adapted...

Gemma Ward Joins Pirates

Gemma Ward is set to star in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'.The Australian model - who had her breakthrough movie role in 2008's horror film 'The Strangers' - will play a mermaid in...

Kate Bosworth Gets Goodnight Role

Kate Bosworth has been cast in 'Goodnight Moon'. The 27-year-old actress will star alongside Leslie Mann in the semi-autobiographical drama written and directed by newcomer Elgin James. Juno Temple, AnnaSophia Robb and Chris Coy are...

Rush Honoured With Film Award

Actor GEOFFREY RUSH was honoured for his contribution to the Australian film industry on Saturday night (01Aug09) at a ceremony in Melbourne.The Pirates Of The Caribbean star received the Raymond Longford Award, named after the...

Ratings For Tony Awards Jump -- So Do Nba's

Broadway's Tony Awards ceremonies made a game attempt to compete against the NBA finals Sunday night. The CBS telecast, which aired from 8 00 p.m. to 11 00 p.m. averaged 7.3 million viewers, 18 percent...

Billy Elliot Storms Tony Awards Nominations

The stage adaptation of Billy Elliot has dominated the shortlist for the 2009 Tony awards, with 15 nominations.The Broadway production of the West End musical - based on the hit British film - is nominated...

By on 05 May 2009

Rush Reaps Critics' Praise For Broadway Debut

GEOFFREY RUSH is the toast of the New York theatre world - his Broadway debut in EUGENE IONESCO's EXIT THE KING has been lauded by critics - with the Australian actor outshining his co-star SUSAN...

Rush To Make Broadway Bow With Sarandon

Aussie actor GEOFFREY RUSH is to make his Broadway bow opposite fellow Oscar winner SUSAN SARANDON in EUGENE IONESCO's EXIT THE KING. Rush will reprise his role as the king in the play, which was...

Dame Helen Mirren And Russell Brand Take On The Tempest

Dame Helen Mirren and Russell Brand are among the cast members of an experimental upcoming film of Shakespeare's The Tempest.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Julie Taymor's take on the Bard sees Mirren as Prospera, a...

Aussie Stars Pay Tribute To Ledger

Fellow Australians CATE BLANCHETT and GEOFFREY RUSH have paid tribute to HEATH LEDGER after learning of his death at the age of 28. Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment on Tuesday (22Jan08)...

Gibson Shuts Down Australian Production Company

A movie production company launched by Mel Gibson and Australia's leading talent agency, Shanahan Management, to make movies in Australia featuring some of the country's top stars, including Nicole Kidman, Toni Collette and Geoffrey Rush,...

Pirate Plunder Falls On Last Film

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is top of the US box office, but its sales are still likely to disappoint its studio backers.The third film in the piratical franchise, which stars Johnny Depp...

By on 28 May 2007

Movie Reviews: Pirates ... At World's End (Pt. 2)

A second wave of reviews for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End came ashore today, and by and large they are much more propitious than the first. Washington Post critic Stephen Hunter, who was...

Rush Reveals All About Sex-change Pirates Monkey

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed one of the film franchise's biggest secrets - his character's male monkey pal is a girl. The Aussie actor loved working with his simian companion in...

Blanchett Used Humour To Land Husband

CATE BLANCHETT instantly knew husband-to-be ANDREW UPTON was the man for her when he laughed at a dirty joke she told him. The humorous story thawed icy relations between the pair because they initially took...

Jackman Pulls Hair To Spark Tears

Hollywood star HUGH JACKMAN has an odd way of preparing for teary film scenes - he tugs at his own pubic hair. The upbeat actor admits he struggles to conjure up tears on cue for...

Clooney Honoured By Hollywood Stars

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY was toasted by a host of fellow stars when he received the 2006 American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills on Friday (13OCT06). The lavish event, which was held to raise money...

Rush Protests Eyesore Tower Block

Australian Oscar-winner GEOFFREY RUSH is leading a campaign against plans to build a 15-storey towerblock near his home in Melbourne. The SHINE star is furious developers have ignored planning guidelines and is calling on his...

Urban And Kidman Top Aussie Rich List

Country star KEITH URBAN has made a surprise appearance at the top of Australia's rich list, beating off competition from fellow Antipodeans RUSSELL CROWE and ERIC BANA. The 38-year-old singer's recent success in America has...

Blanchett To Reprise Elizabeth I Role

Hollywood actress CATE BLANCHETT is returning to her role as QUEEN ELIZABETH I in new film THE GOLDEN AGE - the sequel to 1998 movie ELIZABETH. The SHEKHAR KAPUR-directed biopic, which will begin filming next...

Rush's Daughter Dolls Up Oscar

SHINE star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed he gave his Best Actor Oscar to his 13-year-old daughter ANGELICA to use as a plaything. Angelica even dresses the nine-year-old gong in Barbie underwear. Rush reveals, "You know...

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