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Russell Crowe's Directorial Debut Wins At Australian Oscars

Russell Crowe has been given the seal of approval for his directorial debut The Water Diviner after the drama landed the coveted Best Picture prize at the Australian version of the Oscars on Thursday (29Jan15).The...

Predestination Is Early Winner At Australian Oscars

Ethan Hawke's sci-fi thriller Predestination was among the early winners at this year's (15) Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards after landing three prizes in the technical categories.The film took three early...

Chris Hemsworth To Be Honoured At Australian Gala

Chris Hemsworth is to receive a special award at an annual gala celebrating Australians in Hollywood.The Thor star, who hails from Melbourne, will be honoured with the Excellence In Film Award for his career achievements...

Birdman Leads The Way In International Aacta Nominations

Birdman looks set to win big at the international leg of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards after scooping seven nominations.The drama is up for the coveted International Best Film prize...

Russell Crowe's Directorial Debut Is Highest-grossing Australian Film Of 2014

Russell Crowe is celebrating after his directorial debut became the highest-grossing Australian film of 2014 in just six days of release.The Gladiator star stepped behind the camera to direct World War Ii drama The Water...

Russell Crowe's Directorial Debut Scores Big At Australian Oscars

Russell Crowe's directorial debut The Water Diviner looks set to dominate the upcoming Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards after scoring eight nominations.The World War Ii drama, which marks Crowe's first stint...

American Hustle Leads International Aacta Nominations

Crime caper American Hustle has proved a big hit Down Under after scoring seven nominations for the upcoming international leg of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards.The film is leading the...

The Great Gatsby Leads Aussie Oscars Nominations

The Great Gatsby looks set to dominate the third annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards next month (Jan14) after landing 14 nominations, including Best Film.Aussie director Baz Luhrmann's film failed to live...

The Great Gatsby Leads Aacta Awards Nominations

Baz Luhrmann's big budget re-imagining of The Great Gatsby looks set to dominate the upcoming Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards after scoring a massive 14 nominations.The movie version of F. Scott...

Investigation Launched Over Alleged Russell Crowe Bust-up

Officials at a venue in Sydney have launched an investigation into allegations Russell Crowe was involved in a bust-up after the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards.The Hollywood actor jetted Down Under...

The Sapphires Dominates Aacta Awards

Chris O'dowd's musical comedy The Sapphires was the big winner at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards in Sydney on Wednesday (30Jan13).The film scooped six trophies at the prizegiving, including awards...

Jennifer Lawrence Skips Awards Ceremony As She Battles Pneumonia

Jennifer Lawrence missed out on picking up a top trophy at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) Awards on Saturday (26Jan13) after she was struck down with pneumonia.The star revealed earlier this...

Russell Crowe To Host Australian Academy Awards

Russell Crowe is to host two of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts' (Aacta) upcoming trio of awards ceremonies.The Gladiator star will front the Aacta International awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (26Jan13),...

Silver Linings Playbook Dominates Australian Academy's Film Nominations

Bradley Cooper's new movie Silver Linings Playbook looks set to dominate the upcoming Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) awards after landing five nominations in the international categories.The Hangover star has received a...

The Sapphires Leading Australian Film Awards Nominations

Chris O'dowd's new movie The Sapphires looks set to dominate the upcoming Australian Academy Of Cinema And Television Arts (Aacta) Awards after scoring a massive 12 nominations.The Irish funnyman has landed a Best Actor nod...

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