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Wondrous Oblivion

Think of Wondrous Oblivion as a poor man’s Bend It Like Beckham.

Both are set in England. Both are about immigrants. Both focus on a teenager who is very interested in sports (kooky non-American sports—soccer in the one case and cricket in the other). 245 more words


Keira Knightley: A naked picture to get the picture

There is a stigma against getting naked and posing for the camera for a multitude of reasons. The uproar against the leakage of celebrity photos just earlier this Fall further solidifies the idea that it isn’t an appropriate image, nor a  positive message to send to the public. 515 more words

Keira Knightley Topless and Laggies Connection or Not

Keira Knightley Topless and Laggies Connection or Not

The news that Keira Knightley posed topless coming out on the same day that the actress’s latest film Laggies premiered could make it seem that there is a connection here that does not have anything to do with feminism, her self image, or the issue of Photoshopping. 68 more words


1.en.19 Bend it like Beckham (1)

This first term we have been working on identity and stereotypes. The film Bend it like Beckham addresses those issues. We shall use some of the materials developed by the British Council. 24 more words


New Musical Comes to London's West End

A musical version of the hit British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.

It will be written and directed by Gurinder Chadha, who also made the 2002 movie starring Parminder Nagra and Keira Knightley. 254 more words

Singing Lessons London