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There’s a scene in this lush but strangely hollow biopic of the titular monarch that finds its heroine (Saoirse Ronan) meeting her estranged cousin, Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie), for the very fir…
Set in the early 1700s and based (however loosely) on actual events, the film revolves around England’s batty Queen Anne (Olivia Colman), and her devoted – if devious – companion, counsel and confidan…
I have no idea if the England's early 18th-century Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) had lesbionic tendencies. I have no idea if her right-hand bestie Lady Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, was as scathingly ho…
There is so much history centered in and around the famous walls of the Tower of London, the imposing fortress that sits in the River Thames in the heart of London. Existing for almost a millennia, st…
It seemed like a curious coincidence that I started watching The Tudors shortly after I had finally rented Sofia Coppola's candy-concocted Marie Antoinette, and a mere couple days after seeing a theat…
After watching hours and hours of royal corruption in the form of King Henry the VIII (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) remolding his kingdom and court to his own devices, I finally have to admit that I admire t…
Let me say this up front: Just having watched season three of The Tudors, where Henry VIII continued to brutally butcher not only his countrymen, but his own advisors left and right, The Young Victori…
More than a little over-the-top and art-directed to within an inch of its life, this sequel to 1998’s Elizabeth is set in 1585 and tracks, among other things, the relationship between Elizabeth I (Cat…
The Queen covers that fateful week in 1997 when everyone (including the royal family) first heard the news of Princess Diana's death in a car crash in a Paris tunnel, to the princess' elaborate funera…