VIDEO: KATE BECKINSALE ON LOVE & FRIENDSHIP, WHIT STILLMAN & TOM BENNETT

Kate Beckinsale talks about Love & Friendship, where she stars as the brilliant, charming and manipulative Lady Susan Vernon. She is a widow in search of sound prospects for her daughter and herself. The film is based on a Jane Austen’s  epistolary novel called Lady Susan. This kind of novel is usually told via letters and diary… Continue Reading


AUDIO: FILMMAKER WHIT STILLMAN ON LOVE & FRIENDSHIP, KATE BECKINSALE & TOM BENNETT

Filmmaker Whit Stillman described as the Patron Saint of  luxury on a budget by GQ wrote and directed Love & Friendship that is based on Jane Austen’s  epistolary novella called Lady Susan. The novella was published after Austen’s death by her nephew. We caught up with Stillman during the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival, where… Continue Reading


Kate Beckinsale: Tom Bennett Is “Just Heaven”

What a please surprise to see this tweet from actor Tom Bennett, who plays Sir James Martin, a somewhat of a daft and nice chap in Whit Stillman’s film Love & Friendship. Bennett does a superb job in the film. This tweet relates to an interview I did with Kate Beckinsale, where she described Bennett as… Continue Reading


KATE BECKINSALE ON LOVE & FRIENDSHIP

Highlights of an upcoming interview with Kate Beckinsale on her film Love and Friendship. This was the opening night film at the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival. The film is based on a Jane Austen novel. Beckinsale plays the lead role of Lady Susan Vernon. Others in the film include Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel , Stephen… Continue Reading