Articles Tagged 'Bright Star'

Talking Movies: Interview with Ben Whishaw

BBC reporter and Anglophenia guest blogger Tom Brook recently sat down with young British star Ben Whishaw, who plays the poet Keats in the new Romantic drama, Bright Star, directed by Jane Campion. Whishaw is probably best-known for his role in the BAFTA-winning British miniseries Criminal Justice, but he also appeared in the recent Brideshead […]

Bright Star’s Abbie Cornish: “She’s As Good As Kate Winslet”

Previously, actress Abbie Cornish‘s best-known role had been the “vixen” in the Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe split. But now she’s being recognized for her acting talent – in a massive way. The New York Times‘ A.O. Scott has reviewed the Jane Campion-directed film, Bright Star, which depicts the romance between doomed English poet John […]