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The Queen

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

September 30, 2006 (NY)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Stephen Frears

Starring :

Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Sylvia Syms, Alex Jennings, Helen McCrory, Roger Allam, Tim McMullan

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..[Mirren] is the best thing about the film by a country mile..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
4 of 5

“..thoroughly gripping and ultimately moving..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
4 of 5

“..hugely entertaining and historically informative..”
by John P. McCarthy [Boxoffice Magazine]
“..fascinating insight into the Royal Family following the death of Diana..”
by David Edwards [London Daily Mirror]
“..deliciously written and expertly played..”
by Derek Elley [Variety]
4 of 4

“..arguably Frears' best film since Dangerous Liaisons..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
Review rate : A-

“..a superb re-creation of events in the week following the death of Princess Diana in 1997..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..a fascinating mix of high-minded gossip and historical perspective..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]

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