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WATCH: Another Star Goes Musical, Keira Knightley Sings in 'Begin Again,' Ruffalo & Keener's Top 26 Flicks (VIDEO)

Photo of Jacob Combs By Jacob Combs | Thompson on Hollywood June 26, 2014 at 10:32AM

We've seen Keira Knightley kick, swashbuckle, and charm her way through her career so far, but one thing we haven't seen her do very much of--until now--is sing.
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1. My Man Godfrey
2. The Philadelphia Story
3. Sullivan's Travels
4. Dial M for Murder
5. On the Waterfront
6. Anatomy of a Murder
7. The 400 Blows
8. Breathless
9. Breakfast at Tiffany's
10. Persona
11. Easy Rider
12. The Last Picture Show
13. Harold and Maude
14. Paper Moon (two Bogdanovich movies!)
15. Day for Night (two Truffaut films!)
16. Chinatown
17. A Woman Under the Influence (actors love this Gena Rowlands performance)
18. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (great performance by Ellen Burstyn)
19. Taxi Driver (iconic Robert De Niro)
20. Grey Gardens
21. Annie Hall (UA)
22. The Last Waltz (UA) (three Scorsese films!)
2. Being There (UA)
23. Being John Malkovich (stars Keener)
24. Lovely & Amazing (stars Keener)
25. Best in Show


This article is related to: Keira Knightley, Begin Again, Musical, Video


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.