Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World

2003, Movie, PG-13, 138 mins


Russell Crowe Bailed Out By Coast Guard After Getting Lost Kayaking

Russell Crowe

Not exactly Master and Commander material.

Russell Crowe got a little help from the U.S. Coast Guard Saturday night after he got lost while kayaking off the coast of Long Island, The Associated Press reports.

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Game of Thrones Casts Robert Pugh as Craster

Robert Pugh

Robert Pugh has been cast as Craster in Game of Thrones, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Craster is a shaky ally to the Night's Watch and the master of Craster's Keep, which lies beyond the Wall. He is also known for his oppressive relationships with his 19 wives... read more

Vampire Diaries Close to Casting Klaus?

Joseph Morgan

Joseph Morgan is nearing a deal to join The Vampire Diaries as legendary vampire, Klaus, reports.

According to the original casting description, Klaus is handsome, charming, intelligent and the only person who can... read more

Which Sherlock Holmes movie — ...

Your move: Basil Rathbone

Question: Which Sherlock Holmes movie — starring Basil, of course — has a floor that's a chessboard? Holmes looks over the second-floor balcony and sees the board. — Tawnya

What is the piece of music played over the end credits of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking? It features violin and cello, and was also played by Russell Crowe and Paul Bettany in the last scene of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.    

Answer: As a longtime Sherlock Holmes fan, I was delighted to find not one but two questions pertaining to the world's first consulting detective. The Basil Rathbone movie in which a floor designed like a giant chessboard features into the mystery is Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943), read more

Rings Star's DVD Scoop!

Lord of the Rings star Billy Boyd exchanged his hobbit feet for sea legs when he climbed aboard Peter Weir's high-seas epic, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, which arrives on DVD April 20. While the Scottish actor wasn't initially enamored of the ocean, by the time filming ended, he discovered that a sailor's life might just be for him.

TV Guide Online: Did you realize that between Master and Commander and The Lord of the Rings, you were up for 21 Oscars this year?
Billy Boyd:
Yeah, I like to say that I won 13 Oscars that night — I'm sure that breaks some record. (Laughs) It was a very special night, although the more awards that Return of the King won, the more I got kind of jumpy about it. I didn't want everyone else to win and then find out that Peter Jackson had been passed over. Any other year but this one and Master and Commander would have done amazingly well. I actua read more

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