Mary Queen of Scots (2018). Film review of the historical drama.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of Mary Queen of Scots (2018), the historical account of the monarch’s romances, rise and fall, alongside her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie.C

Historical/period/epic

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching
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Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

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Epic, romantic biography of the marriage and final years of the last Romanov dynasty, Emperor Nicholas II (Michael Jayston) and his Tsarina Alexandra (Janet Suzan). Co-starring Irene Worth and Laurence Olivier.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. (189 mins). Horizon/Columbia. (PG).

Historical/Period/Epic

3stars Good worth watching

 

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The King’s Speech (2010). Superb period details, but read on for why we felt this isn’t royal enough.

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Film review of the Oscar winning drama starring Colin Firth as King George VI and how a speech therapist helped him overcome a stammer.

Drama

 

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