Thursday, February 3, 2011

Christina Ricci Lovely Pose

In 2006, Ricci stated that she feels that at 5 ft 1 in (155 cm) she is "too short" to ever be an A-list actress, saying she tends "to look really small on camera". She has also said that she believes that she does not have much control over her career, specifying that she still has to audition for film parts.

On the television program Ebert & Roeper, filmmaker Kevin Smith, filling in for Roger Ebert, described the film as the best of the year thus far and called it Ricci's best performance. Richard Roeper also gave the film a "thumb up" rating. The film earned $4 million, putting it in eighth place for the highest earnings in its opening weekend. For her role in Black Snake Moan, Ricci was required to lose several pounds and wore a forty-pound (18 kg) chain during filming. Apart from having to lose weight, Ricci ate only food items without any nutritional value to achieve her unhealthy appearance.

In 2006 Ricci and Reese Witherspoon starred in Penelope a modern fairytale; and in 2008 she played the female lead in The Wachowski Brothers' feature film adaptation of Speed Racer. She also signed on for three episodes of TNT's crime drama Saving Grace, during its second season. Ricci played a young detective who temporarily partners with Grace, played by Holly Hunter.

Ricci's latest film, the psychological thriller After.Life, with Liam Neeson and Justin Long, had a limited release on April 9, 2010.

She made her Broadway debut as Mandy in Time Stands Still, resuming performances on September 23, 2010 at the Cort Theatre, alongside original cast members Laura Linney, Brian d'Arcy James and Eric Bogosian. She replaced Alicia Silverstone, who played the role of Ma

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