Welcome to Keira Knightley Online, your newest resource for all things Keira Knightley. Keira is a British actress mostly known for her roles in Pirates of the Caribbean, Pride and Prejudice,
and Bend It Like Beckham. This site has been running since early 2014, and is constantly being updated with pictures, videos, and information about Keira.
“I look for things that interest me, that I don’t quite understand.” Some of the biggest actresses in the business, including Keira Knightley, discuss their craft in the new In Focus video.
For acting advice from some of the biggest female names in the business, check out this second volume on Acting from our In Focus series, featuring Keira Knightley, Julie Walters, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Tasmin Greig!
The beautiful cover imagery of Keira Knightley in repose might be the thing that entices you to pick up the latest issue of Violet, but the interview inside with the actress is what truly makes it a must-have. In conversation with Amanda de Cadenet, Knightley opens up about what it means to be a woman in the film industry, providing thoughtful insight into the problems many actresses—and women on the whole—face in today’s world.
“Where are the female stories? Where are they? Where are the directors, where are the writers? It’s imbalanced, so given that we are half the cinema-going public, we are half the people [who] watch drama or watch anything else, where is that? So yes, I think the pay is a huge thing, but I’m actually more concerned over the lack of our voices being heard,” Knightley states in the mag. “I don’t know what happened through the ’80s,’90s, and ’00s that took feminism off the table, that made it something that women weren’t supposed to identify with and were supposed to be ashamed of. Feminism is about the fight for equality between the sexes, with equal respect, equal pay, and equal opportunity. At the moment we are still a long way off that.”
Knightley also elaborates on her decisions to play empowered women, and says of her role as mathematician Joan Clarke in The Imitation Game: “I think it is interesting that for women in film the problems they face are generally put into the sphere of home and family and not into the workplace. Joan’s real struggles were to get her rightful ‘place at the table,’ and then once she was there, equal pay, which she never came close to.”
On Sunday Keira Knightley attended the 87th Annual Academy Awards where she was nominated in the category Best Supporting Actress for her role as Joan Clarke in The Imitation Game. Sadly she lost out to Patricia Arquette who won for her performance in Boyhood.
Keira wore a handcrafted, embroidered Valentino gown paired with Chanel jewellry to the ceremony and switched to a different navy blue Valentino gown for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
The gallery has been updated with pictures from both events (with some additions thanks to my friends Alexa and Mouza).
On February 16th Keira Knightley and The Imitation Game co-star Benedict Cumberbatch took part in a panel for the New York Times Times Talks series which was livestreamed on their website and can now be watched below.
TimesTalks and the Toronto International Film Festival celebrate the best films and performances of the year with a special interview with Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in Los Angeles. Don’t miss these nominees for best actor and best supporting actress for their performances in “The Imitation Game,” winner of the prestigious Grolsch People’s Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. “The Imitation Game,” which tells the story of the father of the modern computer and unsung war hero Alan Turing, is also nominated for Academy Awards for best picture, best director, best adapted screenplay, best original score, best film editing and best production design. Interviewed by Cara Buckley, New York Times reporter and The Carpetbagger.
Over 70 pictures of Keira attending the event have been added to our gallery with thanks to my friend Mouza for some of them.
In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.
Genre: Comedy | Roman
A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.
Genre: Drama | Comedy | Music
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