Nadine writes: David Wenham (Faramir) has started the Awards season on a good note by picking up Best Actor at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for his role in Gettin’ Square. [More]

He also got nominated for an Australian Film Institute Award for the same role – Film Finance Corporation Australia AFI Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. [More]

Even though other Ringers didn’t get nominated – the miniseries starring both David and Hugo Weaving (Elrond) “After the Deluge” conjured 8 nominations.

Orlando Bloom (Legolas) got a nomination in the Macquarie AFI Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in Ned Kelly.

While Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers picked up a AFI Award nomination in the category “Best Foreign Film”. It will be going against Bowling for Columbine, The Hours and Whale Rider.