Jenny Shircore, left, is seen with the hair and makeup designer Jenny Shircore, right, on the set of "Mary Queen of Scots." (Liam Daniel / Focus Features) When she signed onto "Mary Queen of Scots," British makeup artist Jenny Shircore knew she had a great task ahead of her. How do you get Margot Robbie, […]
Historically misleading, and with weak performances
The Favourite wasn’t boring. It was just ridiculous and idiotic. This movie is an interesting piece of history, that they made slow and boring (and not particularly accurate in a few places). The film does a lot of things right. One of those would be casting Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I, the Queen of England; […]
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie shine as two very strong women who fought for the throne of England.
Sadaf Ahsan: Despite the modernization and salacious source material, Mary’s back-and-forth pursuit to conquer is a meandering one
The year is 1561, and Mary Stuart has returned to Scotland. Spending most of her childhood in France, Mary (Saoirse Ronan) has decided to come home and claim her throne, the very one her half-brother, James (James McArdle) has been keeping warm in her absence. Maybe too warm, as Mary soon find out. But this […]
Long before Beau Willimon created the Netflix political thriller “House of Cards,” he hankered to get one of his plays staged at the tiny Bush Theatre in London run by visionary artistic director Josie Rourke. Introduced by their mutual agent, Rourke recalls, “We clicked.” Years later, Working… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/la-en-mn-mary-queen-scots-willimon-rourke-20181213-story.html
They gave me a free subscription to Hulu so I could watch Beau Willimon’s “The First.” The female lead was miscast and Sean Penn was so macho it was a turn-off. Penn needs to prove that a little guy can have cojones too, and you just have to laugh, he seems to take himself so […]
davidtennantcom: David Tennant attends the European premiere of Mary Queen Of Scots in London this evening. The Oscar-tipped epic stars Saoirse Ronan as the titular Mary with Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I. David Tennant stars as the outspoken Scottish preacher John Knox. The film is set to be released in the UK on Friday […]
[tempo-video id=”5975404023001″ account_id=”219646971″ autoplay=true] Queen Elizabeth I has been played by a murderers’ row of actresses over the years: Judi Dench won an Oscar for the gig in 1998’s Shakespeare in Love. Cate Blanchett nabbed a pair of nods for starring in two Elizabeth biopics. Helen Mirren scored an Emmy for the 2005 miniseries Elizabeth I. And those […]
‘Mary Queen of Scots’ re-tweets the Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart rivalry.