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Felicity Jones hates seeing herself on screen

January 28th, 2014 4:20am EST
Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones says watching herself on screen is a process of "self-hatred".
The 30-year-old actress - whose latest film 'The Invisible Woman' will be released in Britain next month following its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival last August - is extremely self critical when she has to see her movies an and always picks faults with her performances.
Speaking at 'The Invisible Woman' UK premiere at London's Kensington Odeon cinema on Monday evening (01.27.14), she told BANG Showbiz: "[When I watch myself back] It's horrible. It's horrible. You're just going, 'I wish I had done that d...
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Felicity Jones' elaborate Invisible Woman costumes

January 27th, 2014 6:20pm EST
Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones took two hours to get into her costumes for 'The Invisible Woman'.
The period drama about 19th century author Charles Dickens' relationship with young actress Nelly Ternan - played by Felicity - has been nominated for an Oscar for its elaborate wardrobe, and Felicity says attention to detail was paramount throughout filming.
Speaking at the film's premiere at London's Kensington Odeon cinema this evening (27.01.14) she told BANG Showbiz: "It takes hours - it takes about two hours [to put the outfits on]. And Michael O' Connor who has been nominated is phenomenal. He is all a...
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Colin Firth: Bah Humbug!

December 26th, 2009 2:00pm EST
Colin Firth
Colin Firth despises the festive season so much he can't listen to the radio in December - because Christmas music makes him furious. The actor plays Ebenezer Scrooge's cheerful nephew Fred in Disney's 3D movie "A Christmas Carol", but insists he's actually more like the famous grump since he struggles to get into the holiday spirit every year.

He explains, "I have a profound loathing of Christmas - it's sad really. At this time of year, I am careful not to switch on the radio because those novelty jingles make me homicidal and plunge me into the heart of Scrooge territory. I think Chris...
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Britney Spears and Ellen DeGeneres Spread Christmas Cheer (Video)

December 17th, 2008 9:46am EST
Ellen DeGeneres
Britney Spears guest starred on Ellen DeGeneres Show the other day and the unlikely pair grabbed their holiday songbook, dressed up in some Dickensian outfits, and hit the streets to spread some Christmas cheer. Check it out:

Britney & Ellen Go Christmas Caroling

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Nicolas Cage Gets Festive In Bath

December 25th, 2007 3:30pm EST
Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage will be spending the holidays in Bath, England, because he has always dreamed of a Dickensian Christmas.

The actor, a lifelong fan of author Charles Dickens, is turning his back on Tinseltown and the starry beaches of the Caribbean and heading for a winter retreat in the ancient English city.

He explains, "I'm taking everyone to England and I've never done that. I'm going to try and have a Christmas goose. I want to walk around Bath and see how they celebrate the holidays. I've always fantasized about that. When I'm in Bath I feel like I'm walking around a snow globe....
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You Oughta Know Tour Features Brandi Carlile With Special Guest A Fine Frenzy

August 29th, 2007 5:44pm EDT
Brandi Carlile
Last spring, VH1 expanded its successful "You Oughta Know" new music promotion franchise to concert halls across the country with its first-ever "You Oughta Know" tour featuring Mat Kearney and special guests The Feeling and Rocco Deluca & The Burden. The tour was a hit and VH1 is proud to give the ladies a turn this time with the second YOK tour featuring Brandi Carlile with special guest A Fine Frenzy.

A Fine Frenzy is the music of 22 year-old Alison Sudol. Born in Seattle to dramatic-arts teacher parents, she developed a strong love for the fantastic literary worlds of CS Lewis, Cha...
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Sean Connery Backs Bid To Win Historic Scottish Archive

April 26th, 2007 1:14pm EDT
Sean Connery
Sean Connery has lent his support to win back a renowned literary archive for the National Library of Scotland. Connery joins crime writer Ian Rankin in the fight for the John Murray Archive, which contains manuscripts and letters from Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Lord Byron and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Murray family agreed to sell the collection to the national library for a discounted price of $64 million in order for the public to enjoy the works, however another $9.75 million is needed to secure the historic archive.

The 76-year-old actor says, "I commend the National Li...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 7

February 7th, 2007 3:00am EST
Ashton Kutcher
Happy Birthday to Napoleon Dynamite actress Tina Majorino (1985), "That 70's Show" star Ashton Kutcher (1978), Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash (1974), Godsmack singer Sully Erna (1968), Ukrainian hockey player Peter Bondra (1968), comedian Chris Rock (1967), British comedic actor Eddie Izzard (1962), country singer Garth Brooks (1962), "Boston Legal" star James Spader (1960), "Crossing Jordan" actor Miguel Ferrer (1955), English actor Pete Postlethwaite (1945), English actor Gareth Hunt (1943), "Tarzan" actor Larry "Buster" Crabbe (1908; d. 1983), and English novelist Charles Dickens (1812; d....
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 7

February 7th, 2006 3:00am EST
Ashton Kutcher
Happy Birthday to Napoleon Dynamite actress Tina Majorino (1985), "That 70's Show" star Ashton Kutcher (1978), Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash (1974), Godsmack singer Sully Erna (1968), Ukrainian hockey player Peter Bondra (1968), comedian Chris Rock (1967), British comedic actor Eddie Izzard (1962), country singer Garth Brooks (1962), "Boston Legal" star James Spader (1960), "Crossing Jordan" actor Miguel Ferrer (1955), English actor Pete Postlethwaite (1945), English actor Gareth Hunt (1943), "Tarzan" actor Larry "Buster" Crabbe (1908; d. 1983), and English novelist Charles Dickens (1812; d....
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