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2011-08-18 08:30:00

SYDNEY, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media can download footage from tonight's launch event from 11.30pm EDST at: http://www.youtube.com/user/AustFilmInstitute International interest in Australia's best film and television productions and practitioners is expected to increase, following the launch tonight of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Launched by the Australian Film Institute (AFI), AACTA is a dynamic new peak peer assembly for leading Australian...

2010-11-08 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release of the new movie, The King's Speech, starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, it is most timely to highlight the plight of those who stutter and the resources that are available to them. This incredibly complex disorder affects more than three million people in this country alone. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC96095) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101108/DC96095) The movie deals...

2009-02-03 07:01:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Movie buffs around the world now have an opportunity to lick their favourite Oscar winning actors by purchasing their own stamps of Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe and Geoffrey Rush. The special edition of the Aussie stamps makes essential movie memorabilia and can be bought online at www.auspost.com.au/legends The four Australian Academy Award(R) winners have each received a 24-carat gold replica of the stamps and all were thrilled...

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2009-01-22 10:41:26

Postage stamps featuring the pictures of four Australian Oscar winners went on sale Thursday, the Australia Post announced. Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Geoffrey Rush are already household names, Australia Post Managing Director Graeme John said in a statement. These four outstanding Australians have captured the imagination of millions of people around the world with their award-winning performances. The actors are to be honored at various Australia Day events and each...

2009-01-22 07:01:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Four of Australia's most celebrated actors Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman AC and Geoffrey Rush will be immortalised on postage stamps released in Australia today. The four Academy Award winners have been named the 2009 Australia Post Australian Legends in recognition of the outstanding contribution they have made to Australian entertainment and culture. Australia Post Managing Director Graeme John said the 2009 Australia Post...

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2009-01-14 12:34:25

Oscar winners Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush are set to star in Eugene Ionesco's play Exit the King on Broadway, it was announced Wednesday. The film stars are scheduled to appear in preview performances of the production at the Barrymore Theatre starting March 7. The play, which is being directed by Neil Armfield, has its opening night slated for March 26. The limited engagement is to run through June 14, representatives for the play said. Additional casting is expected to be announced...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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