| Nov 19, 2008
As no one who has seen "The Duchess" has failed to observe, there are certain parallels between Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire, and Keira Knightley, the actress who plays her. The wife of the influential Duke William Cavendish, Georgiana was greeted...
| Nov 23, 2008
Think of your favorite movie Merlin: Was it Sam Neill's Tolkienesque version (see photo) or was it "Excalibur's" Nicol Williamson, with that unforgettable steel skullcap? How about Stephen Dillane's blue-faced portrayal in the 2004 box office...
| Dec 11, 2008
Two great actresses received double nominations today: Meryl Streep was nominated for best actress (drama) for "Doubt" and best actress (musical or comedy) for "Mamma Mia!," her 22nd and 23rd career Globe nods (she's won six), and Kate...
| Aug 21, 2008
A U.N.-backed movie on poverty made of eight segments by directors including Jane Campion and Wim Wenders will make its world premiere at the Rome Film Festival later this year, organizers said Wednesday.
Titled "8," the movie aims to raise awareness...
| Aug 24, 2008
CELEBRITY stylist Rachel Zoe may be Margaret Maldonado's most famous client. Zoe grabbed the spotlight three years ago when she transformed Nicole Richie from dumpy to dazzling, and since then has dressed half of Hollywood's A-list, including Lindsay...
| Aug 31, 2008
STEP away from the tweezers. The tapered, pin-thin eyebrows you've been meticulously sculpting every week since the '90s are looking about as dated as a Menudo T-shirt.
Call it recession chic (visiting a brow specialist suddenly feels so indulgent), or...
| Sep 3, 2008
Set to begin this Thursday, the Toronto International Film Festival will show 249 feature films and 63 shorts from 64 countries over 10 days. Now in its 33rd year, the annual festival comes at an especially trying time for the independent film business....
| Sep 4, 2008
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In the scene: Keira Knightley as "Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire" and Hayley Atwell as "Elizabeth 'Bess' Foster"
Bess comes to talk to Georgiana shortly after Georgiana discovers that Bess and the Duke of Devonshire, played by Ralph Fiennes, may...
| Sep 4, 2008
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| Sep 14, 2008
THE Toronto International Film Festival always used to remind me of a celebrity petting zoo. Stroll down one of the major boulevards in Yorkville during the 10-day festival and you were bound to see someone like Charlize Theron window-shopping or Colin...
| Sep 17, 2008
DYING TO know what the hottest looks on the Emmy 2008 red carpet will be? Well, of course.
You have only to look at the gowns worn at the Venice and Toronto film festivals by fashion-forward actresses Charlize Theron and Keira Knightley to get an idea of...
| Sep 21, 2008
"WHAT does it feel like to wear a corset?" asks Keira Knightley, looking amused. The actress rolls her molasses-brown eyes and starts to gasp as though she's choking on a fish bone. "Your ribs are crushed in and you can't get your breath. Oh, and if you...