Topic archives: Geoffrey Rush

Sunrise protest derails broadcast … Geoffrey Rush ‘hounded’ … the cost of speaking out …

April 10, 2018 3

Indigenous protest derails Surnise (as they actually make it on-screen). Plus other media tidbits from the day.

Sunrise’s panel follow-up … Court rules against Tele in Rush case … Chip shot from the bunker …

March 20, 2018 2

Sunrise has followed up its error-ridden, all-white panel discussion of removing Aboriginal children from their families. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

The Tele on trial … News Corp’s new ad campaign … ABC’s tips from the super rich …

February 20, 2018 1

The Daily Telegraph has gone all-out in its coverage today of its defamation case with actor Geoffrey Rush.

Crikey Worm: Labor winds back minimum wage plan

February 20, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Federal Labor has walked back a plan to peg the minimum wage to the median Australian wage. Plus, previously suppressed documents have been revealed in the Geoffrey Rush defamation case. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Court suppresses Tele’s Rush defence … ABC apologises to Rudd … why Fox’s Disney deal was done …

February 9, 2018 1

A court has ordered the complete suppression of the Daily Tele's defence in the Geoffrey Rush defamation suit. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Rundle: groupthink abounds in the trial-by-media destruction of Geoffrey Rush

December 6, 2017 20

Nothing indicates more clearly the potential injustices of the current process than the manner in which Rush has been treated.

Why 2015 will be a huge year for Australian film (and you should not care)

Why 2015 will be a huge year for Australian film (and you should not care)

April 13, 2015

Australian films will take an even larger slice of the market share at the domestic box office this year. Here's why ...

Theatre review: <em>A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum</em> — Melbourne

Theatre review: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum — Melbourne

October 31, 2012

There's no reason why Stephen Sondheim's first Broadway hit should work 50 years after it premiered. And yet -- with Simon Phillips and Geoffrey Rush at the helm -- it does, writes Byron Bache.

Theatre review: <em>A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum</em>

Theatre review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

October 29, 2012

Director Simon Phillips' glossy and exuberant adaptation of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, starring Geoffrey Rush, mostly hits the right notes, writes Dominic Wong.

Leave the glamour to Hollywood and celebrate niche

February 3, 2012 4

Were this week's AACTA Awards any better than the old AFIs? The spruced-up gongs show the Australian film industry still hasn't come to terms with its niche status.

The Importance Of Being Earnest — Sumner Theatre, Melbourne

November 21, 2011

AFI/BAFTA/SAG/Emmy/Tony/Globe/Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush radiates as Lady Bracknell in the Melbourne Theatre Company's new production of The Importance of Being Earnest, writes Jason Whittaker.

The Media Monitors’ Top 20

The Media Monitors’ Top 20

February 16, 2011

The Premiers feature heavily following the COAG meeting on health reform at the weekend, writes Media Monitors' John Chalmers.

The King’s Speech — addictively entertaining historical fiction

December 28, 2010

The King’s Speech is the story of King George XI’s transition from a stutter-stricken wreck to a smooth spokesperson for the throne. Geoffrey Rush and Colin Firth contribute stunning performances and are the most effective pairing of screen actors this year, writes Luke Buckmaster.

Odds-on Oscar noms for Jackie Weaver and Geoffrey Rush

November 22, 2010

As the race for the 2011 Oscars gathers momentum, Australia's chances of snaring a golden statue have been buoyed by Movie Line's Oscars Index, which ranks actors Jackie Weaver and Geoffrey Rush in its list of favourites.

Snubs and surprises at the Helpmanns … so what’s the scandal?

September 7, 2010

That's the Helpmann Awards for you -- a bit all over the place, really; a grossly subjective and geographically-challenged absurdity to decide the best of the best on stages across the country.

VIDEO: Geoffrey Rush on Exit the King

June 9, 2009

Geoffrey Rush chats about the art of "top to toe" acting and the play that earned him a Tony.