Articles Tagged 'Keira Knightley'

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Snapshot: The Evolution of Keira Knightley, From Crop Tops to Oscar Nods

Actress Keira Knightley turns 30 today (March 26). Happy, happy! Turning the big 3-o means you wake up as a full-fledged adult, right? While that may not be exactly how it works, Knightley is definitely entering a new phase in life being happily married to musician James Righton, an expectant mum, and an accomplished actress tackling heavyweight roles in biopics like […]

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Join Anglophenia For Oscars Coverage

On Sunday (February 22), little gold men will be handed out, heartfelt speeches will be made, and names will be mangled by John Travolta. There will be Benedict Cumberbatch on the red carpet, possibly photobombing; there will be Keira Knightley with her baby bump; and there will be abundant boyishness from Eddie Redmayne. And Anglophenia […]

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WATCH: The British Invasion of the Oscars

Anglophenia’s Tom Brook headed to Hollywood ahead of the Oscars to chat with some of this year’s British nominees, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, and Keira Knightley. This should be the player used to embed videos. Also, watch his interview with Rosamund Pike, British Best Actress nominee for Gone Girl: This should be […]

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WATCH: Oscar-Nominated British Actors Discuss Their Films

You may hear these names read when the Academy Awards are handed out on February 22. (They’re all also nominated for the EE British Academy Film Awards, which air Sunday, February 8 at 8/7c on BBC AMERICA.) We spoke to all five of these fine British actors about their nominated roles in acclaimed films, and […]

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Keira Knightley Clarifies the Origin of Her Name

Keira Knightley is a regular on the Anglophenia blog, and whenever her name pops up, it’s best practice to double, even triple, check the spelling before publishing, because that sneaky spell check may go ahead and “fix” it. Typically, in both American and British spelling, the rule is “I comes before E unless followed by C.” […]

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So How Did Our Oscar Nominees Respond?

Yesterday, the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were announced and some of our favorite British talents found themselves firmly on the guestlist. And of course, this is the sort of thing that creates its own news hurricane, so quotes had to be sourced from everyone involved, as soon as possible. So, how did our […]

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Benedict, Keira, Rosamund and Eddie: the Oscar Nominations 2015

The nominations for the 87th Academy Awards are in, and it looks set to be another exciting night for British talent, with mentions for most of the biggest British talents who had been expected to appear on the list (with the possible exception of Selma‘s David Oyelowo). The Imitation Game did particularly well, being nominated for […]

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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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WATCH: Brad Pitt Teaches David Oyelowo’s Name in Song

Whatever you may think about Brad Pitt as an actor, or celebrity, you can’t deny his name is easy to get right. It’s just two syllables, with some soft consonants and a long vowel in the first half and a short, sharp second. Brad. Pitt. Brad Pitt. Braaaaad. Pitt. Easy peasy. He possibly hasn’t had […]

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