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On TV Tonight: Watch Matthew Macfadyen on Season 2 - Episode 6 of Ripper Street on BBC America

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Tonight Season 2 continues with Episode 6 for BBC America's crime mini-seriesRipper Streetstarring Matthew Macfadyen (as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid). Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star. Episode 6 airs tonight at 9/8c on BBC America.

Recent News: Ripper Street to return for Season 3!
BBC AMERICA’s critically acclaimed drama series Ripper Street has been commissioned for a third season. From producers Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point, Ripper Street will continue to be co-produced by BBC AMERICA and in a new landmark deal, Amazon has acquired UK subscription streaming rights. Read more.

Episode 6  - A Stronger Loving World
SEASON: 2 | EPISODE: 6 | AIR DATE: 29 MARCH, 2014Churches and synagogues are being burnt and desecrated in Whitechapel and Reid suspects the same hand behind the various attacks.Seeking the help of Jewish mathematician, Isaac Bloom, Reid’s inquiries take him into the occult.Meanwhile, the all-too-brief domestic happiness that Sergeant Drake …

Watch: Keira Knightley in first trailer for 'Begin Again'

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The first trailer and poster for 's upcoming filmBegin Again(formerly titled asCan A Song Save Your Life?In theatersJuly 4th) with Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine has just been released today.

Here’s the official synopsis for Begin Again: The latest film from writer-director John Carney (ONCE), BEGIN AGAIN is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her long-time boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan (Mark  Ruffalo), a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually tra…

Happy Birthday Keira Knightley!

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Today (March 26th) is the Golden Globe and Academy Award® Nominee (for Best Actress performance of hericonic role, Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 Pride & Prejudicefilm) 's 29th Birthday!

Miss Knightley
has 4 films this year. The first one that was released last January 17th, was Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (coming to DVD/Blu-ray on June 10th) with Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, and co-star/director Kenneth Branagh. Next, will be Begin Again(formerly titled as Can A Song Save Your Life? In theaters July 4th) with Maroon 5's Adam Levin, Mark Ruffalo, and Haille Steinfeld. Then, Laggies, will open in theaters September 26th, and The Imitation Gamewith her Atonement co-star Benedict Cumberbatch (no release date yet, but is slated for either later this year or early next year. Plus check out and Watch: Keira Knightley in new Chanel - Coco Mademoiselle 2014 mini-film directed by Joe Wright!

Previously (last year), Keira Knightley to play Coco Chanel in a short film with Ka…

P&P NewsBits: New title for Keira Knightley's 'Can A Song Save Your Life?' film, release dates for 'Best Exotic Marigold 2,' 'Inherent Vice,' and 'Calvary'; Plus Kelly Reilly's 'Black Box' series and more!

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Some new movies, casting, release dates, and filming news info. featuring some P&P actors here that I thought I'd post them all in the same post...

Here's this weekend's quick news round up of TV and film news (including casting calls, a film synopsis, trailersrelease datesfestival newsetc.) of the following P&P (2005) actors Keira Knightley, Kelly Reilly,Jena Malone,Carey Mulligan, Tamzin Merchant,and ), all in one post!

First up...

On TV Tonight: Watch Matthew Macfadyen on Season 2 - Episode 5 of Ripper Street on BBC America

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Tonight Season 2 continues with Episode 5 for BBC America's crime mini-seriesRipper Streetstarring Matthew Macfadyen (as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid). Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star. Episode 5 airs tonight at 9/8c on BBC America.

Recent News: Ripper Street to return for Season 3!
BBC AMERICA’s critically acclaimed drama series Ripper Street has been commissioned for a third season. From producers Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point, Ripper Street will continue to be co-produced by BBC AMERICA and in a new landmark deal, Amazon has acquired UK subscription streaming rights. Read more.

Episode 5 - Threads of Silk and Gold
Season: 2 | Episode: 5 | Air Date: 22 March, 2014 Investigations into the brutal slaying of a Telegraph newspaper boy lifts the lid on a vice racket run from the offices of the Government Printing Office.
The Telegraph ledger leads Reid to the heart of one of the city’s most eminent financial institutions, Barings Bank. The …

Watch: Keira Knightley in new Chanel - Coco Mademoiselle 2014 mini film directed by Joe Wright!

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The portrait of a woman with a unique and carefree style. The new Coco Mademoiselle mini film reveals Keira Knightley, full of mystery and fascination.
With Keira Knightley and Danila Kozlovsky, directed byJoe Wright
Soundtrack: "She's not there" (Rod Argent) performed by The Zombies.

See the Keira's new Coco Mademoiselle print ads (via Adoring Keira Knightley) and photo shoothere photographed by Emily Hope.

This is the third Chanel commercial that Keira and Joe has collaborated. The last Chanel ad they did was almost 3 years ago this month, March 21st, 2011. Watch the second Chanel mini-film starring Keira and directed by Joe Wright here. Also, watch their first Chanel commercial, which they did back in 2007.
Watch Keira's new Chanel commercial and see screen captures below...

On TV Tonight: Watch Matthew Macfadyen in Season 2 - Episode 4 of Ripper Street on BBC America

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Tonight Season 2 continues with Episode 4 for BBC America's crime mini-seriesRipper Streetstarring Matthew Macfadyen (as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid). Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star. Episode 4 airs tonight at 9/8c on BBC America.

Recent News: Ripper Street to return for Season 3!
BBC AMERICA’s critically acclaimed drama series Ripper Street has been commissioned for a third season. From producers Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point, Ripper Street will continue to be co-produced by BBC AMERICA and in a new landmark deal, Amazon has acquired UK subscription streaming rights. Read more.

Episode 4 - Dynamite and a Woman
SEASON: 2 | EPISODE: 4 | AIR DATE: 15 MARCH, 2014After serving more than twenty years in Newgate Gaol prison, the Irish dynamiter, Aiden Galvin, is sprung from his prison wagon while traveling through Whitechapel.Barely a day later, he detonates a device beneath the bed of Cecil Knightly, a prominent Member of Parliament and a vociferous opponent of…

Tom Hollander's Rev. series to return for Season 3 on BBC Two March 24th!

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Almost two years ago, I posted here that Tom Hollander'sRev.series, has been renewed for Season 3. BBC Two had ordered a third series of the comedy Rev. The show, which stars Tom Hollander and Olivia Colman, focuses on the struggles of an inner-city vicar. 
It was reported that it won't air until sometime in 2014, and now that year has come and not only it's returning for season 3, a premiere date and promotional photo (above) has been posted and announced for the series on its official Facebook page:
Rev.Hallelujah! The new series of REV. returns March 24th at 10pm on BBC Two I managed to see a few episodes of S1 on Hulu a couple years ago when S1 was streaming (for free) and they were pretty good.

Joe Wright to direct Keira Knightley again in a new Coco Mademoiselle Ad Campaign 2014!

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Looks likeKeira Knightley(see new print ad photo preview ^ via Knightley Fans on Tumblr) has anew Chanel Coco Mademoiselle fragrance 2014 ad campaign with a mini-film commercial, which will be directed (again) by Joe Wright. See the Keira's new Coco Mademoiselle print ads (via Adoring Keira Knightley) and photo shoots here photographed by Emily Hope.

The new Chanel commercial, according to this Danila Kozlovsky site (read more details) will be released on Monday, March 17th with a 30 second TV Spot and a mini-film versionofKeira's newChanel Coco Mademoiselle commercial directed by the one and onlyJoe Wright.

This is the third Chanel commercial that Keira and Joe has collaborated. The last Chanel ad they did was almost 3 years ago this month, March 21st, 2011. Watch the second Chanel mini-film starring Keira and directed by Joe Wright here. Also, watch their first Chanel commercial here, which they did back in 2007.
Speaking of Chanel, Keira (and her husband James) attended on …

My 10 Pride & Prejudice 10th Year Anniversary DVD/Blu-ray Wishlist

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An open letter to the filmmakers of (my all-time favorite Jane Austen film adaptation of) Pride & Prejudice (2005)...

Dear Joe Wright, Working Title Films, Focus Features, and Universal Studios Entertainment, next year on September 16, 2015 (UK) and November 11, 2015 (U.S.), one of your universally loved and critically acclaimed films, Pride & Prejudice (2005) will be celebrating its 10 years Anniversary of its theatrical release. Is it too early now and too much to ask for a new P&P DVD/Blu-ray special anniversary edition (for all the devoted fans of this beautiful film worldwide) with some new, never-before-seen extras or special features? It's been 8 years (February 28, 2006) since the first DVD was released here in the U.S. I (and I'm sure a lot of fans of this movie) would love to see some deleted/extended scenes, outtakes, new cast interviews (celebrating their film's decade long anniversary), an screen-test audition videos of lead stars Keira Knightley …

On TV Tonight: Watch Matthew Macfadyen on Season 2 - Episode 3 of Ripper Street on BBC America

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Tonight Season 2 continues with Episode 3 for BBC America's crime mini-seriesRipper Streetstarring Matthew Macfadyen (as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid). Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star. Episode 3 airs tonight at 9/8c on BBC America.

Recent News: Ripper Street to return for Season 3!
BBC AMERICA’s critically acclaimed drama series Ripper Street has been commissioned for a third season. From producers Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point, Ripper Street will continue to be co-produced by BBC AMERICA and in a new landmark deal, Amazon has acquired UK subscription streaming rights. Read more.

Episode 3 -Become Man 
SEASON: 2 | EPISODE: 3 | AIR DATE: 8 MARCH, 2014A prominent member of the newly formed London County Council (LCC) is skillfully abducted from his table at Whitechapel’s Blewett’s Theatre of Varieties, the music hall where Rose Erskine now works as a waitress.Their investigation brings the recently married Drake back into contact with Rose, the girl who broke…

On DVD & Blu-ray Today: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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Available now on DVD and Blu-ray combo packs and HD Digital, is the top U.S. mega Box-Office grossing film of 2013, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire starring Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair), Donald Sutherland (President Snow) and Jena Malone (Johanna Mason).

The mega successful film is still and currently playing in 198  theaters since last November 22nd, 2013 and according to Box Office Mojo, with a production budget of $130 Million, its impressive domestic total as March 5, 2014 is over $423.9 Million  (the #1 Box Office hit of 2013!) and counting...while its foreign total (as of March 5, 2014) is now $439.8 Million with a worldwide total of $863.8 Million (and counting...getting closer to a billion $)!

Read my full Film Review: The Hunger Game: Catching Fire in my other blog, In The Mood For Movies.
More DVD and Blu-ray combo packs (with attached artwork) details below via DVD Active.…

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire scored 7 MTV Movie Award Nominations!

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The 2014 MTV Movie Awards has been announced today and the 2013 top domestic grossing film, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire starring Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair), Donald Sutherland (President Snow) and Jena Malone (Johanna Mason) scored 7 nominations including Best Villain for Donald Sutherland! 

VOTE for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Donald Sutherland for Best Villain.

The 2014 MTV Awards will be handed out LIVE on Sunday, April 13th, at 9/8c with Conan O'Brien hosting.

Here are the 7 categories they were nominated for...

Happy birthday Tamzin Merchant!

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Today (March 4th) is the 27th birthday of Tamzin Merchant(aka Georgiana Darcy in the2005 Pride & Prejudice film). Tweet Miss Merchant your birthday wishes today on her twitter account here: tamzin merchant.

Also, help her with her charity cause:
@tamzinmerchant: IT'S MY ! Help me to make the world a lovelier place! Sponsor me for  Born: Tamzin Claire MerchantMarch 4, 1987 in UK Tamzin Merchant was born in the UK, but spent part of her childhood in Dubai. She attended Windlesham School and Brighton College, and had been planning to study at Nottingham University, when she was cast in Pride & Prejudice a year before finishing her A-levels. She deferred entry to university to work on TVprojects in the UK...See full bio(via IMDB)  Happy Birthday Tamzin Merchant!

And The Oscar Goes To...Best Costume Designs: The Great Gatsby, Anna Karenina, The Young Victoria, and The Duchess!

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With The Great Gatsby winning Best Costume Design at the 2014 Oscars last night, here are previous Oscar winners (and past nominees) from mostly the following Period Movies starring Pride & Prejudice (2005) actors (Keira KnightleyMatthew MacfadyenBrenda BlethynDonald SutherlandJudi DenchTom HollanderRosamund PikeJena MaloneCarey MulliganTalulah RileyKelly Reilly,Rupert Friend, and ).

Best Achievement in Costume Design - Academy Award Winners (now & then)

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Catherine Martin - Costume Designer

Anna Karenina (2012)
Jacqueline Durran - Costume Designer
Related Post: Keira Knightley on working with costume designer Jacqueline Durran on her trifecta films 'Pride & Prejudice,' 'Atonement,' and 'Anna Karenina'

Winners of the 2014 Academy Awards including two Design Oscars for 'The Great Gatsby'!

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Live Blogging...Refresh for announced winners... No win for Dame Judi Dench and her film Philomena, but The Great Gatsby (Carey Mulligan co-star) won two Oscars! Best Costume Design and Best Production Design. Scroll down to see a list of Oscar winners below. The 86th Academy Awards is on tonight! and her Philomena film were nominated for 4 Oscars including a Best Actress (Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role) nomination for Dench. The 2014 Oscars ceremony starts tonight at 8 PM on ABCand will be hosted by Ellen Degeneres
Congrats and best of luck to Judi Dench and her Philomena film on their 4 Academy Award Nominations!Performance by an actress in a leading role Her PhilomenaBest Actress nomination is Dame Judi Dench's 7th Oscar Nomination and her 3rd Best Actress nomination (Mrs. Brown, Iris, Philomena) with 4th Best Supporting Actress nomination (Notes On A Scandal, Mrs. Henderson Presents, Chocolat, and Shakespeare In Love) and one Best Supporting Actre…

On TV Tonight: Watch Matthew Macfadyen in Season 2 - Episode 2 of Ripper Street on BBC America

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Tonight Season 2 continues with Episode 2 for BBC America's crime mini-seriesRipper Streetstarring Matthew Macfadyen (as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid). Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenbergalso star. Episode 2 airs tonight at 9/8c on BBC America.

Recent News: Ripper Street to return for Season 3!
BBC AMERICA’s critically acclaimed drama series Ripper Street has been commissioned for a third season. From producers Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point, Ripper Street will continue to be co-produced by BBC AMERICA and in a new landmark deal, Amazon has acquired UK subscription streaming rights. Read more.

Episode 2 - Am I Not Monstrous?
SEASON: 2 | EPISODE: 2 | AIR DATE: 1 MARCH, 2014 Only hours after she gave birth in its maternity ward, a nameless and seemingly vagrant young woman is found murdered in a stairwell at Whitechapel’s The London Hospital.The only suggestion of her identity, however, is the strange protrusion at the base of her spine – a vestigial tail. It is a clue whic…

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