I would much rather curl up in the sanctity of a movie theater to watch CUBAN FURY and laugh with two of my favorite British funny guys (Chris O'Dowd and Nick Frost, hubba hubba) and the lovely Rashida Jones than attempt to struggle through one of the wide releases from this week. Then again, I have a different perspective on what's worth my attention, which might be why I'm focusing on another actor from that same movie for this week's Hot or Not selection
You might as well commit her name to memory because while Alexandra Roach doesn't have the lithe figure of a Keira Knightley, she's on the fast track to being a frequently cast talented Brit. You may or may not recognize Roach from THE IRON LADY, where she stepped in as the younger Margaret Thatcher to Meryl Streep's classically more recognizable one.
The pity of being a lady such as Alexandra is that she looks as sterotypically British as a Knightley but would more frequently be compared to a fuller figured version such as Adelle. Not to say that the popular singer is unattractive but there's that undercurrent of thicker automatically equaling less beautiful. When you get a good look at 26-year old Roach, you can tell that she's definitely not as big as many of the roles she'd be cast in would design her to be. She's just slightly bigger (healthier?) than the bobble headed standard.
Personally, I think Alexandra Roach is kinda sexy in her girl-next-door-but-across-the-pond way. Her huge blue eyes are just as captivating as that other Alexandra's, even if her body isn't traditionally lust-worthy. I think what's most attractive about Roach is that I would like it if she stuck around after a screw rather than be bored with her within seconds.
What do you think of Alexandra Roach?