6 Films That Gwyneth Paltrow Totally OWNED

With so much focus nowadays on her entrepreneurial side, it's easy to forget our cover star Gwyneth Paltrow is also one damn fine actress. Check out the times she killed it on the big screen...

Giving very good rom-com in Sliding Doors (1998)
Not to mention working two couldn’t-be-more-different hair styles and getting on a LOT of tubes for this now delightfully retro tale about fate.

Doing screwed up but sexy in Great Expectations (1998)
If you will be brave enough to move the classic 1821 Dickens drama to 1990s New York, at least be bold enough to cast the right girl as the heart-breakingly beautiful Estella. Luckily director Alfonson Cuaron was. Kudos to the costume dept, too.

Being the ultimate indie heroine in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
The hair clip. That parting. The fur coat. The satchel. Her name… Sigh. Playing Margot in Wes Anderson’s quirky comedy was a very good move. 


Getting her Grace Kelly on in The Talented Mr Ripley (1999)
As the all American abroad in this acclaimed creepy thriller, Gwynny effortlessly oozed 1950s charm and elegance.

Sounding oh-so-authentically English in Emma (1996)
You’d never guess that Gwynny was American from her portrayal of Austin’s nosy but naive Emma Woodhouse. Is that the sound of another box office smashing, we hear?

Convincing Joseph Fiennes she was a boy in Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Which is obviously genius, as is the rest of the film. No wonder she cleaned up at awards that year. Bravo!

Check out the April issue for our cover shoot and interview with Gwyneth Paltrow.

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