James Lawther at SquawkPoint watched "The Replacements" and wonders how often motivational speeches work. He mentions several great ones from the movies. I'd add: George C. Scott in "Patton." Russell Crowe in "Master and Commander." Peter Finch in "Network." And, of course, this one from "Gettysburg."
Remember that time Russell Crowe blamed the lack of roles for older women in Hollywood on the fact that they refuse to play parts their age? Well in case you needed any more proof that his statement is absolute crap, look no further than the latest example of egregious Hollywood sexism. Read the rest
An animated sketch by CollegeHumor reveals what it would be like if movie characters said the things their actors tweeted. The video features strange tweets by Russell Crowe, Tom Cruise, the cast of The Fast & The Furious, and more.
First it was Russell Crowe. Then, CNN's Anderson Cooper, who really should have known better. Now, Salman Rushdie, of all people, appears to have fooled by ClickHole, The Onion's year-old website that aims to parody the likes of BuzzFeed and Upworthy.
On last weekend’s episode of “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver had a few choice words to say about my homeland. Australia, he said, is not just the country that gave the world Russell Crowe—it is, in many ways, “the Russell Crowe of countries.”The focus of Oliver’s mockery was Austral
New Zealanders have to fight for ownership of everything — from the pavlova to the Russell Crowe — but no longer will they have to fight for their flag. The kind people of the New Zealand government are allowing the public to submit designs for a revamped national icon. Show More Summary
Five years ago today, Russell Crowe stormed out of a BBC interview and a viral obsession was born
Does Russell Crowe's new WWI-era film The Water Diviner aim to demonize Christianity and exalt Islam?
You hear all kinds of stories about the unusual places where Academy Award winners subsequently keep their prized statues. Emma Thompson (as well as many others) keeps hers on display in the bathroom, Russell Crowe stores his in the midst of a chicken coop, and others have them stashed out of sight in closets or flaunted them in family trophy cases. Show More Summary
ClickHole included a fake quote from Crowe in their daily "They Said What?!" feature, and Crowe proved that he has no idea what Internet humor is. "What the shit is a ClickHole?" (via Getty Images/ClickHole) Welcome to The Internet, Old Man Crowe! I think you're gonna like it here. Show More Summary
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Russell Crowe got a bit pissed off earlier today when The Onion’s sister site Clickhole quoted him as saying something he never actually said. Clickhole does really great clickbait parodies, and one of their occasional features is telling us what the biggest celebrity names are saying. This is what they “quoted” Crowe as saying today: [...]
ClickHole is a site owned by The Onion that satirizes online media’s never-ending quest for creating viral content. Though it began as a site that specifically parodied BuzzFeed-style listicles and content, it’s grown to satirize internet publications in general. Show More Summary
Aussie actor Russell Crowe was none too pleased when ClickHole quoted him as giving a nonsensical take on the differences between Australian versus American drivers. Crowe, who doesn't exactly have a reputation for being the most light-hearted...Show More Summary
Director Peter Jackson and Hollywood star Russell Crowe led tributes Wednesday for Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, who died suddenly aged 59. Lesnie, who passed away Monday after a suspected heart attack, worked with Jackson on eight films, including the epic Tolkien...
He also shot Rise of the Planet of the Apes, I Am Legend, and Russell Crowe's directing debut Film Lord of the Rings Peter Jackson Andrew Lesnie Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Australian actor offers some advice to TODAY's Savannah Guthrie ahead of her trip Down Under to her birthplace, including that she should visit the Australia Zoo and ditch Melbourne for Sydney.
Noted telephone-thrower Russell Crowe tries directing with The Water Diviner, 2014's highest-grossing movie (in Australia). Joshua, the titular diviner (surprise! he's played by Crowe), is mildly psychic and mourning his three sons who went missing during the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I. Show More Summary
Anne Hathaway shows off her style at the after party for the opening of her one-woman show, Grounded, at the Public Theater on Friday evening (April 24) in New York City. The 32-year-old actress was joined at the opening of the show by Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman with his wife Deborra Lee Furness. PHOTOS: [...]
If you are going to see the new Russell Crowe film, “The Water Diviner,” now is the time. Today is Anzac Day, the annual day of remembrance that honors the men of Australia and New Zealand who died at Gallipoli, in what was then theShow More Summary