Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Director Shakhar Kapur and star Cate Blanchett had such a good time with their 1998 film Elizabeth that they returned for a second chunk of the life of the great queen. This instalment moves on to the most famous moments of Elizabeth I's reign - the plotting by her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, and the attack of the Spanish Armada. Be warned, though - while there is top acting, lovely costumes and an exciting battle here, it should not be taken as super-accurate history.
This gripping biographical drama will wipe out memories of dull history lessons, with a spectacular performance from star Cate Blanchett at its heart.
14+ years 118 mins
An unusual portrayal of Queen Victoria, seen in her days as the beautiful, spirited young princess who was romanced by Prince Albert.
11+ years 100 mins
Historical film about Thomas More, English lawyer under Henry VIII, who opposed the King changing the entire nation's religion so he could remarry.
11+ years 116 mins
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