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Spotlight On Anne Hathaway's Best & Worst Films

1/27/2009 10:41am EST
Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway has built herself a highly regarded career, but like many actors she has had good movies and not-so-good movies. Here are two of her best works and two of her worst that we thought were worthy of praise...and mockery.


The Princess Diaries

In Disney's "The Princess Diaries," Anne Hathaway plays Mia Thermopolis, a 15-year old who finds out she is the princess of a small country called Genovia. Hathaway portrays the clumsy and lovable Mia admirably, to the point where it is hard to imagine anyone else playing the part. In fact, according to, ...

New Movies On DVD, Feb. 12

2/12/2008 8:00am EST
We Own The Night
Set against the backdrop of the bloody battle waged between New York City cops and the Russian mafia in the 1980s, "We Own The Night" tells the tale of an emerging club manager whose family ties to law enforcement make him a target for the city's most dangerous criminals. Also on DVD: Gone, Baby, Gone, Becoming Jane, Martian Child, and Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?

Starpulse Celebrity Spotlight: James McAvoy

12/15/2007 2:00pm EST
James McAvoy
James McAvoy was born April 21, 1979, in Glasgow, Scotland. When McAvoy was just seven years old his parents divorced and he, along with his sister Joy, went to live with their grandparents.

At first McAvoy didn't have any plans on being an actor. In fact, it wasn't until film director David Hayman paid a visit to his school and gave everyone information about his work. After hearing Hayman speak, McAvoy started gaining an interest in acting and talked to Hayman about getting work experience.

About four months later Hayman called and offered him an audition, which he won, for the ...

Starpulse's Top 10 Underrated Celebrities

10/26/2007 1:01pm EDT
Ryan Gosling
1) Ryan Gosling is easily one of the most underrated male actors in Hollywood today. The Golden Globe-nominated actor made his television debut at a very young age in "The Mickey Mouse Club" alongside future superstars J.C. Chasez and Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC, Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears.

Gosling has appeared in several movies, including "Remember The Titans," "The Believer," Murder By Numbers," "Stay" and "The Notebook." Gosling didn't receive much recognition for his acting chops until he was nominated for his role as a drug addict teacher in the sleeper hit "Half Nels...

Don't Touch Anne Hathaway's Underwear

3/9/2007 10:55am EST
Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway has a phobia of other people touching her panties. The Becoming Jane actress hates hotel staff unpacking her suitcases, because she can't bear the thought of strangers rummaging through her underwear.

She said: "The weirdest thing that I still can't get used to, and I refuse to accept, is when people try to unpack my bags for me. It just freaks me out, I don't want people touching my underwear."

Hathaway isn't the only actress to admit to a strange phobia. Teri Hatcher recently confessed she won't go to the gym because she is paranoid about catching other people's ge...

Anne Hathaway Prepares For Jane Austen Role By Studying Letters

3/6/2007 10:31am EST
Anne Hathway
Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway read every one of Jane Austen's letters held at the British library to prepare for her role as the revered author. The 24-year-old thoroughly researched the 19th century writer in preparation for playing Austen in Becoming Jane.

She says, "I went to the British Library most days each week - I still have my pass - to read her letters. To be with the same pieces of paper that she had sat in front of was a thrill that I just can't describe."

Hathaway also reveals her initial apprehension in accepting the role, fearing she wasn't good enough to portray ...

James McAvoy: Anne Hathaway Will Steal Gwyneth Paltrow's Roles

3/6/2007 10:16am EST
James McAvoy
Scottish actor James McAvoy was so blown away by his Becoming Jane co-star Anne Hathaway's acting talent and English accent during the movie, he believes she will snap up any future English film roles away from Gwyneth Paltrow.

American Paltrow has become well-known for playing English women in her films such as Emma, Shakespeare In Love and Sliding Doors. After Hathaway successfully mastered an English accent to play legendary author Jane Austen in Becoming Jane, McAvoy believes she will be the next American taking on English roles.

He says, "Annie is exceptional and beautiful. G...