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The Things They Say 20011

26th January 2011

"As an Australian, I'm as excited to be recognised and honoured by the Academy as my character must have been when his London speech therapy business flourished when the future King of England happened to...

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John Hawkes Is The Surprise Oscar Nominee For 2011

25th January 2011

John Hawkes, the 51-year-old American actor whose previous roles have included appearances on 'Psych', 'Monk' and 'Without a Trace', has been nominated for the 'Best Supporting Actor' award at this year's Academy Awards. Hawkes' was...

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Mark Ruffalo Pleasantly Surprised By Oscar Nomination

25th January 2011

Mark Ruffalo, the 43-year-old American actor, says he was "pleasantly surprised" to hear his name amongst the list of nominees for 'Best Supporting Actor' at next month's Academy Awards. Ruffalo received the nod for his...

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The King's Speech Leads Oscar Nods

25th January 2011

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bowed and curtsied to The King's Speech today (Tuesday) as they bestowed 12 Oscar nominations on the movie, including best film, best director (Tom Hooper),...

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Christian Bale Stopped From Doing His Own Stunts

18th January 2011

CHRISTIAN BALE, the acclaimed British actor who walked away with the GOLDEN GLOBE award for 'Best Supporting Actor' at Sunday night's (16th January 2011) ceremony, says he wanted to do his own stunts during the...

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Rush Feared The King's Speech Would Flop

14th January 2011

GEOFFREY RUSH almost turned down a role in acclaimed new movie THE KING'S SPEECH because he thought the film would be a major failure.The picture, starring Colin Firth as stuttering British monarch King George VI,...

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Rush Is Mad For Broadway

12th January 2011

Oscar winner GEOFFREY RUSH is set for another mad turn on Broadway.Two years after wowing critics with his portrayal of a mad monarch in Exit The King, the Aussie star will return to the New...

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The Social Network Dominates National Society Of Film Critics Prizes

10th January 2011

Facebook movie 'The Social Network' has scooped four prizes from the National Society of Film Critics. Jesse Eisenberg - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the film - beat off stiff competition from both...

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The King's Speech Leads Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2010

'The King's Speech' has received seven Golden Globe award nominations. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, the movie - which tells the tale of a king suffering from a speech impediment -...

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Rush To Receive Top Honour At Santa Barbara Film Festival

7th December 2010

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...

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Rush Launches Sydney Walk Of Fame

6th December 2010

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...

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The King's Speech Dominates Independent Film Awards

6th December 2010

'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...

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Movie Reviews The King's Speech

26th November 2010

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...

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

26th November 2010

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...

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Colin Firth's Rotten Cabbage Fears

22nd October 2010

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...

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Helena Bonham Carter Loves Royal Roles

22nd October 2010

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)...

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The King's Speech Wins Top Award In Toronto

20th September 2010

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...

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Colin Firth Film Wins Toronto Award

20th September 2010

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...

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Rush To Star In Drowsy Chaperone Movie?

13th September 2010

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...

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Gemma Ward Joins Pirates

14th June 2010

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...

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Kate Bosworth Gets Goodnight Role

22nd April 2010

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...

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Rush Honoured With Film Award

3rd August 2009

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...

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

8th June 2009

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...

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Fascinating Fact 7472

4th June 2009

Australian actor GEOFFREY RUSH was feted for his Broadway debut in EXIT THE KING on Tuesday (02Jun09) when he was presented with a Theatre World Award during a ceremony in Manhattan, New York.

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Billy Elliot Storms Tony Awards Nominations

5th May 2009

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...

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Rush Reaps Critics' Praise For Broadway Debut

28th March 2009

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...

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