FILM REVIEW: Mary Queen Of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan & Margot Robbie

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

RUN TIME: 125 minutes

WHEN?: Released in the UK 18/1/19

Screenwriter Beau Willimon told us when he was working on Netflix’s House Of Cards that ‘power is what really interests me’ and it is the fascinating dynamic between rivals here, the titular Mary and Elizabeth I that dominates.

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FILM REVIEW: The Favourite starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz & Emma Stone

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHEN?: Released UK-wide 01/01/19

It’s been an extraordinary year for Oscar-worthy Best Actress performances with Lady Gaga and Glenn Close leading the field – now joined by Olivia Colman who plays Queen Anne here.

  • Read on for reasons including why Joe Alwyn is a name to look for in the future

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