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WATCH: Andrea Riseborough: Misses Socially Integrated Britain

Ask U.S.-based Andrea Riseborough, who’s rapidly becoming one of the most accomplished actresses of her generation, what’s better about Britain and she responds that it’s the country’s socially diverse nature. “Our society is so integrated in such a wonderful way,” says the actress who grew up in England but who now lives in Idaho. This […]


WATCH: Andrea Riseborough in Another Strong Performance in ‘Disconnect’

British actress Andrea Riseborough can be seen in the new thriller Disconnect out in cinemas on Friday (April 12), once again displaying her chameleon-like ability to become the person she is playing. In Disconnect, which is made up of three stories dealing with individuals impacted by the online world, Riseborough plays a New York television […]


And The BAFTA Rising Star Nominees Are…

This morning, at BAFTA HQ, the nominations for this year’s BAFTA Rising Star award were announced. Previous winners of the trophy, which seeks to highlight actors and actresses the panel believes have shown startling potential in their career to date, include James McAvoy, Noel Clarke, Kristen Stewart, Tom Hardy and Adam Deacon. The actual winner […]

‘Man on Wire’ Filmmaker Directs Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough

After making its debut at Sundance, the IRA thriller Shadow Dancer starring Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough will be screened at a gala premiere at the Berlin Film Festival on Sunday night (February 12). Getting a high profile slot at Berlin is good news for its British director James Marsh, best known for his non-fiction […]

WATCH: ‘Resistance’ – Michael Sheen In German-Occupied Britain

Here’s a fairly self-explanitory trailer for the new movie Resistance, directed by Amit Gupta, which stars Michael Sheen as a freedom fighter in an alternative reality where the D-Day landings failed and the Germans invaded Britain. Andrea Riseborough also stars, as a woman struggling to maintain split loyalties across an impassible divide, as well as […]


Andrea Riseborough: Madonna Has ‘Incredible Focus’ as Director, Wallis Simpson ‘Inspiring’ and ‘Sad’

Things have never been so good for 29-year-old British actress Andrea Riseborough, whose career is rapidly ascending. Her talents have been displayed on screen at the Venice Film Festival, where the eagerly awaited film W.E. — directed by Madonna — has had its world premiere. Riseborough plays the American socialite Wallis Simpson, who married King […]

‘Brighton Rock’ With Helen Mirren Will Hit U.S. Theaters

Some great news: Brighton Rock, the acclaimed new adaptation of Graham Greene‘s classic novel, will be seen in U.S. theaters this summer, thanks to IFC. The film depicts the story of Pinkie, a lowly gangster who romances a naive, lonely waitress, Rose, after she discovers evidence he committed murder. Fans of British cinema will certainly […]

Top 5 British Film Actresses of 2010

Which female stars made a splash on the U.S. silver screen this year? Here is Anglophenia’s Top 5 list showcasing some of the UK’s most promising actresses. 5. Rebecca Hall Since earning a Best Actress Golden Globe nomination for her role as Vicky in Woody Allen‘s 2008 romantic comedy, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, this Londoner has […]

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