Monthly Archives: September 2011

Interview with Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch interview: On the couch with Mr Cumberbatch As the Sherlock star prepares to play a dapper 70s spook in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Benedict Cumberbatch tells Emma John about the joys of kitesurfing, being single and punching Tom … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Devotees Parade Through Bath

Hundreds of Jane Austen fans turned heads at the weekend as they walked through the streets of Bath dressed in Regency costume. The walk, which began in Abbey Church Yard, was part of the city’s Jane Austen Festival. ​ The … Continue reading

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Episode One of Downtown Abbey on internet

Check out the link below for episode one of the Emmy winning Downtown Abbey. http://video.pbs.org/video/1724131531?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=channel&utm_campaign=pbs

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Pride & Prejudice 200 Begins Today at Austen Authors

I openly admit that I have stolen this post from my dear friend, Abigail Reynolds. One may see the whole post at http://austenauthors.net. Today marks the debut of the Pride & Prejudice 200th anniversary project at Austen Authors. No, it’s … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

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Controversial Role for Keira Knightley

The Venice Film Festival brings us David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Mind. It is the story of the unusual relationship between Sigmund Freud (played by Viggo Mortensen) and Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender). Jung is treating Sabina Spielrein, portrayed Keira Knightley. The … Continue reading

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Three Musketeers 3-D Movie Trailer

If you haven’t seen this movie trailer, you really MUST watch it. Besides the fact that Matthew Macfadyen narrates it, the preview is loaded with action scenes. http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20483133_20525975,00.html The Three Musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis, and D’Artagnan are one for all … Continue reading

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More Casting News for Anna Karenina

For the complete article visit, Oh, No They Didn’t at http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/59864056.html These are the screen relationships that will make up one big happy (or rather not-so happy) family in the film version of Anna Karenina that will shoot in Britain … Continue reading

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World Book Night Top 100 Books

World Book Night surveyed readers. This is the result of 6000 voters. To participate in a revolving list (continually updated), please see http://www.worldbooknight.org/your-books/the-wbn-interactive-top-100-books or to learn more about the UK’s World Book Night in April 2012, go to http://www.worldbooknight.org/ The … Continue reading

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Joanna Trollope Will Write Contemporary Sense & Sensibility

Trollope to rework Austen in new HC series 13.09.11 | Graeme Neill Joanna Trollope is to write a contemporary reworking of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility as part of a new series to be published by HarperFiction. For the complete … Continue reading

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