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20 August 2008  |  Written by Glen Ferris  

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Baz Lurhmann has a history of making things look perty and the director of such lavish eye-candy as Moulin Rouge! and Romeo + Juliet is expanding his pallette with his epic new flick Australia.

A love-letter to his homeland set during World War II and concerning the adventures and amour of an English aristo (Nicole Kidman) and a rugged ranger (Hugh Jackman), it's shaping up to be one of the most gorgeous affairs in recent memory. To sate the appetite of romantics around the world, a bunch of new posters have appeared online and, unsurprisingly, they're bleeding lovely.

Click the images below to take a gander.


A release date for Australia has not been set yet.


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overly touched up on a pc More

Posted by mkpj2@cam.ac.uk at 12:30 on 21 August 2008 | Report This Post

Er...
hmm, empire, I am disappointed! These pictures are not as pretty as you say they are.. More

Posted by Albertine at 10:06 on 21 August 2008 | Report This Post

I WONDER WHAT TO EXPECT?
Is it a deliberate Oscar contender? because if it is we all know the kinda pic it'll be huh? Speaking of Oscar contenders, head over to iKlips for the NEW FROST/NIXON trailer, looks like an acting tour de force if you ask me. More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 00:17 on 21 August 2008 | Report This Post

Is it wrong to want to marry a film?
They're possibly the most attractive things I've seen all year. More

Posted by swordsandsandals at 23:08 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

Bad feeling…
Luhrman does style, but is hopeless at true emotions: expect a flat, hollow romance-make-believe! More

Posted by olirog at 15:16 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

Hugh Jackman...rugged ranger...me likey! I don't like the logo though. More

Posted by mozzy_gal at 13:59 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

The official site, www.australiamovie.com, shows the UK release date as 26/12/08. Does /i] know something? Is there a chance Fox will take advantage of the gap left by Harry Potter and move the UK release to mid-November to match the US and AU? More

Posted by Hengist at 13:13 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

RE: indiana jackman
Not the greatest artwork ever but i still love watching the trailer. It's probably my most anticipated film for the year now. More

Posted by mafyou at 12:59 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

RE: indiana jackman
Perhaps he's being attacked by Jean Grey again! He's in deep sh!t if he hasn't got his Wolverine powers! More

Posted by steveg66 at 12:53 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

Poker Anyone?
They look playing cards you might buy in a souvenir shop. More

Posted by mudskins at 12:44 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

Cheap posters
Love the photography, but where's the framing, the type at the bottom, in fact anything that makes it look like a proper film poster and not one of those cheap and nasty things they sell in HMV when the film is out. Not great. And did I mention I hate that logo? Awful. The Moulin Rouge posters were similar, but better executed. Sure the film will be great though, I love Baz! More

Posted by scudder at 12:41 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

hate that logo! More

Posted by scudder at 12:38 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

Re: Indiana Jackman
he looks more like indiana jones than Harrison Ford did in the Crystal Skull! More

Posted by Kev@CTU at 11:28 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

indiana jackman
why is Hugh Jackman wading through fire? with a whip? cant see why but from the look on his face it looks like it hurts! More

Posted by Nat nat at 10:55 on 20 August 2008 | Report This Post

Aussie Atonement anyone?
No? More

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