Russell Crowe

Keith David Stops by ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

Actor and director Keith David stopped by Once on This Island this week, and post for a photo backstage with some cast members.<p>The photo was posted …

Entertainment

17 Things You Never Knew About Peter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings' Trilogy

Today, when motion-capture performances are commonplace, it's hard to remember what a sensation Andy Serkis's Gollum was when we first met him 15 years ago this week, in "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers."<p>Released on December 18, 2002, the middle installment of Peter Jackson's first J.R.R. …

Movies

Minnie Driver Slammed Matt Damon For His Comments On Sexual Misconduct

Driver called her Good Will Hunting co-star's comments "utterly tone deaf and as a result, systemically part of the problem."<p>"I do believe that there’s a spectrum of behavior, right?" Damon said in the interview. "And we’re going to have to figure — you know, there’s a difference between, you know, …

Hilarie Burton

The kids gatecrashing professor's BBC interview and other top trending stories of 2017

The biggest news stories of the year are not necessarily the stories that gain most traction on social media.

News (Ireland)

Eminem drops second track from new album Revival: Listen to 'River', featuring Ed Sheeran

Eminem just dropped his new album <i>Revival</i> and released a second single titled '<i>River</i>' which features Ed Sheeran. This is the first time pop-star Ed …

Celebrity News (India)

WATCH: The Chase bloopers have been released and they are hilarious

Loading the player...<p>ITV are treating fans of <i>The Chase</i> to a one-off special episode of bloopers from the quiz show, which will feature all of the …

Audrey Hepburn

Azealia Banks Debuts New Podcast 'Bruja Delbloque'

Beyond being a super talented rapper, Azealia Banks is perhaps most known for being embroiled in controversies throughout the years, both with fellow female rappers like Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim and those outside the music industry, like Russell Crowe.<p>Now, rather than have her words taken out of …

Azealia Banks

Jessica Chastain feared Weinstein comments would kill her career

Jessica Chastain was shocked to get nominated for a Golden Globe — but not because she didn’t think she deserved it.<p>“To be honest, I’m mainly …

Jessica Chastain

Ed Sheeran Calls Working With Eminem the 'Highlight Of My Career,' Reveals Plans for Album Inspired by Springsteen's 'Nebraska'

Sheeran also has a musical film in the works.<p>Ed Sheeran has had a red-letter 2017, bookending the year with No. 1 Hot 100 hits, starting with the …

Music

The weird stories behind some famous Aussie band names

Picking a band name can be pretty hard. You have to be able to pick a name that is memorable, represents your brand, is catchy, and most importantly, …

Brutal

Why Eminem and Ed Sheeran Have Russell Crowe to Thank for Their New Collab

<b>Eminem</b>’s his new album <i>Revival</i> features a collaboration many fans didn’t see coming, “River” with <b>Ed Sheeran</b>.<p>And there’s actually a third, even less …

Ed Sheeran

A trickle-down approach to taxation rewrites Robin Hood

George F. Will didn’t say “trickle down” in his Dec. 7 op-ed, “A tax plan worth a try,” though he is more of a Reaganite than he admits. Thus “how changed tax incentives will affect corporations’ and individuals’ decisions” is the key to the Republicans’ tax “wager” that he described, and that is …

Opinion

Ed Sheeran Reflects On His 'Mad' Year, Says Working With Beyoncé Was 'Pretty F--king Cool'

Ed Sheeran has undoubtedly had a massive year, accruing more than 6 billion Spotify streams and being named <i>Billboard</i>’s top artist of the year, in …

Ed Sheeran

30 Commitment Quotes to Supercharge Your Life

<i>Commitment quotes to keep you on track – at work, at home, at life.</i><p>Whether you’re committing yourself to a career, a partner, or (gasp!) both, it’s a …

Motivation

15 Ridiculous BTS Green Screen Superhero Movie Moments

Like many of us, we are sure that you often find yourself in awe at the spectacle you witness on screen when watching a superhero movie. Truth be …

Comics

Gladiator star Russell Crowe offloads mansion to ex Danielle Spencer

The <i>Gladiator</i> and <i>Master and Commander</i> star, whose Hollywood career has meant long absences from Australia, has transferred ownership solely to …

Robin Hood First Look: Time For Yet Another Robin Hood Movie

Ready for another <b>Robin Hood</b> movie? It’s been about seven years since the last one, so I suppose it’s time for Robin to break out his bow and arrow …

Movies

Russell Crowe Jokes About 'Sodomizing' Co-Star On-Set. She Defends Him

Jacquie McKenzie has leapt to Russell Crowe's defense over the 'violent and explicit' sex scenes they filmed. It's an important discussion for the …

Culture

Russell Crowe tells off-colour awards show gag about 'sodomising' actress co-star

Russell Crowe had remarks he made during a speech at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards cut from broadcast, according to …

Geoffrey Rush

Jacqueline McKenzie clarifies Russell Crowe's comments: 'It was not a #MeToo moment'

‘There were no blurry lines on that awkward day back in 1991,’ McKenzie says after Crowe stirs up controversy with his Actaa speech<p>Australian actor Jacqueline McKenzie has clarified comments made by Russell Crowe on Wednesday night at the Aacta awards, where he told what was perceived to be a tone …

Feminism

Dangal named Best Asian Film at AACTA Awards; Russell Crowe hails Aamir-starrer 'beautiful and empowering'

Sakshi Tanwar received a warm hug from the chairman of the jury and Hollywood star Russell Crowe who proudly took the stage to present the Best Asian …

Indian Cinema

Russell Crowe apologises for bad AACTAs gag

Russell Crowe has apologised for a joke made on stage at the <b>AACTA Awards</b> that raised eyebrows and was too hot for the broadcast.<p>Crowe joked about …

TV (Australia)

Crowe apologises for ‘sodomising’ anecdote at AACTAs

December 7, 2017 7:00PM<p>RUSSELL Crowe was forced to apologise yesterday for the bizarre anecdote about filming a sex scene he told the crowd at …

Geoffrey Rush

9-year-old Indian actor is the youngest winner of Best Actor Award in Australia

Sunny Pawar, the charismatic nine-year-old boy who played the lost boy Saroo Brierley in the Nicole Kidman-starrer Lion was a surprise winner at …

Nicole Kidman

Hollywood’s Other ‘Open Secret’ Besides Harvey Weinstein: Preying on Young Boys

Last week, former child actor Corey Feldman (<i>Stand by Me</i>, <i>The Goonies</i>) tweeted that he’d been asked for a statement about Harvey Weinstein’s …

Hollywood

Russell Crowe jokes about 'sodomising' female actor – audio

‘I was sodomising Jacqui McKenzie on the set of Romper Stomper,’ began Russell Crowe from the stage, in a controversial moment which was cut from the broadcast of Wednesday night’s Aactas, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts awards, in Sydney. The actor’s story, to a film and TV …

Entertainment

Aactas 2017: Lion blitzes Australian film awards, and calls for 'real change' in industry

Weinstein Company-distributed film wins all 12 of its categories, and accepts awards with call for change – followed by tone-deaf moment from Russell Crowe<p>Oscar-nominated film Lion dominated the 2017 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) awards on Wednesday, winning in each of …

Geoffrey Rush

'Are you kidding me?' Actors denounce the ibis in Australian bird of the year poll – video

There was not a lot of love for the ibis on the red carpet for the 2017 Aacta awards in Sydney on Wednesday. Nominees were asked to cast their votes in the Australian bird of the year poll – and passions ran high. <br>• Lion blitzes Aacta awards as Russell Crowe comments cut from broadcast

Aacta's populist problem makes its best film choice a fait accompli

There were notable snubs again this year and the most popular movie always wins. Still, quibbles aside, Lion is a great film<p>A long time before any of the guests at last night’s Aacta awards donned their Sunday best and walked the red carpet, everybody knew which film would win the lion’s share of …

Filmmaking

Australian directors call for Treaty with First Australians

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards recognised film, television and documentary screen craft beauty on Wednesday at …

Indigenous Australians