Articles Tagged 'Kate Beckinsale'

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WATCH: ‘Love & Friendship’ Trailer with Kate Beckinsale

Whit Stillman meets Jane Austen? What a perfect pairing. Stillman, famous for modern comedies of manners like Metropolitan and Barcelona, has taken as inspiration for his latest movie a little-known novella by Austen, a writer famous for, well, comedies of manners. Love & Friendship tells the story of Lady Susan (Kate Beckinsale), a manipulative, charming widow […]

Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike (Pics: Jon Kopaloff and Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

The Weinstein Company & Netflix’s 2015 Golden Globes After Party Presented By FIJI Water, Lexus, Laura Mercier And Marie Claire – Red Carpet

Snapshot: British Stars at the Golden Globes & After Parties

Let’s kick off the awards season with some Brit spotting at the 2015 Golden Globes. Some of our favorite British actors were in attendance to accept awards, present awards, rub elbows with their Hollywood counterparts, or just take a spin around the after parties. Here’s who we spotted: Eddie Redmayne Felicity Jones  Ruth Wilson Dominic West Joanne […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Shakespeare Adaptations You Can View Online

Do you enjoy Shakespeare but don’t really have the time to sit down and deconstruct one of his plays? Well, you’re in luck, since the beginning of motion pictures, his work has been adapted into film and TV productions like these youthful and offbeat movie adaptations. Let’s take a peek at the more traditional interpretations […]

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Brits with Birthdays: Mick Jagger Gathers No Moss at 70

If there’s a run on birthday candles in the U.K. this week, there’s an easy explanation.  Way too many famous Brits are celebrating birthdays. Tops on the list is Mick Jagger, the living legend of rock ‘n’ roll, who turns 70 on July 26. When still a much younger man, he once said, “I’d rather be […]

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What Are Brits Watching?: ‘The Ice Cream Girls’

Don’t let the title mislead you; this is no sweet ride. What’s on: The Ice Cream Girls   What is it: Adapted from Dorothy Koomson’s novel, two high school girls are accused of killing their schoolteacher in 1995. One girl, Serena (Lorraine Burroughs), is acquitted but the other, Poppy (Jodhi May) is sent to prison. […]

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Jim Sturgess and Kate Beckinsale to Star in Edgar Allan Poe Adaptation

Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe) is set to star opposite Kate Beckinsale (Total Recall) in Eliza Graves, the psychological thriller loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story title The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The story takes place in a mental institution where the inmates have taken over […]

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