"Romantic love will be the last illusion of the old order," warns a transformed Jude Law as Alexei Karenin. With such grandiloquent statements, Anna Karenina winningly adapts Leo Tolstoy's 19th century classic of a young adulteress shunned by Russia's high society for her transgression of the flesh.
Keira Knightley, 27, is getting major kudos for her latest period film, a remake of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece, Anna Karenina, directed by Atonement's Joe Wright, adapted by legendary playwright Tom Stoppard, and also starring Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Matthew Macfadyen and Kelly Macdonald, but she's also getting a good deal of attention for her latest sexy photo shoot with Allure.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, 22, famous for his roles in Kick-Ass and Savages, as well as his 23-year age difference with filmmaker and photographer wife Sam Taylor-Johnson, 45, who directed Aaron in the John Lennon-inspired flick, Nowhere Boy, is now locking lips with costar Keira Knightley in Joe Wright's (Atonement, Hannah) version of Anna Karenina, screenplay by Tom Stoppard.
British star Keira Knightley, 27, and her fiance James Righton, 28, the co-vocalist and keyboardist of the British indie rock band, the Klaxons, were spotted out in New York's SoHo neighborhood this weekend, holding hands, grinning widely, strolling, shopping and looking very much in love.
After the magical and magisterial Up, the opening ten minutes of which are considered by many to be Pixar Studio’s very finest, there were those who looked forward across their upcoming slate of sequels and prequels with a vague air of suspicion and began to question whether or not the studio would compromise its artistic integrity in its pursuit of conveyor belt commercialism? Whether it be transcending the inherent ick factor of rats in the kitchen with Ratatouille or the sheer audacity of transforming a curmudgeonly old pensioner into an action hero in Up, the inimitable genius of Pixar has always been its ability to boldly break new ground, not in retreading territory of old.
As week six of ABC's The Bachelorette wrapped up, Emily Maynard had to get tough in the face of her oh-so-girly feelings. The end of the night saw her withhold a highly coveted rose from none other than smooth-talker Ryan in a move that shocked many — but no one more than Ryan himself, who had seemed to think he had Emily and that little southern-belle heart of hers in the bag.