They camped outside his house and fired water pistols at his face. Heath Ledger despised the Australian paparazzi with such a passion that he sold his beloved beachside pad and moved back to America.Sunday, 6 April, 2008, 12:00am
Probably he was under a lot of pressure or too wrapped up in his roles. Everyone has a certain amount of pressure but we must find an appropriate way to release it. I exercise to release my stress. I'm also very lucky in that I can talk to my parents and they listen to me when I'm unhappy.25 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
There are bumps and there are celebrity bumps. Then there is Nicole Kidman's bump, a modest swelling which has generated more headlines than the American presidential campaign since it was unveiled to the Sydney paparazzi.24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Alek Wek is exhausted. She's just returned to her adopted hometown of New York from Europe - Amsterdam, Munich, and Milan to publicise her bold and richly inspiring autobiography, Alek: From Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel, and Hamburg, where she featured in St Emile's spring/summer campaign.2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Starring: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush
Director: Neil Armfield
The film: No prizes for guessing where Neil Armfield's (Twelve Nights) grim little picture is heading. Two gorgeous young things - Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish - fall under each other's spell. And under the spell cast by heroin.27 May 2007 - 12:00am
Brokeback Mountain has made movie history. It earned Taiwanese director Ang Lee an Oscar for best director - a first for a Chinese filmmaker.
It is a controversial film which portrays a poignant love story. Filmed as a western, it has a uniquely Chinese cinematic style.12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Terry Gilliam is a big fan of visuals, which means his films are best admired for their cinematography rather than substance.
His latest film The Brothers Grimm - full of fairytale settings and strange characters - is a visual feast. But, apart from that, it is a mess.8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Starring: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Lena Headey, Monica Bellucci
Director: Terry Gilliam
Say what you will about Terry Gilliam's hit-and-miss directing career, but one thing's for sure: the man certainly puts his heart into his work. And this has worked for and against him.8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
A Knight's Tale
Heath Ledger (above) plays a poor and humble squire who sees an opportunity to disguise himself as a knight and decides to maintain the illusion for as long as possible. A rousing adventure comedy with a soundtrack that includes songs from Queen and David Bowie.
Angkor: The Lost City
Pearl, 8.35pm26 Nov 2003 - 12:00am