Tristan and Isolde 2006

Before there was Romeo and Juliet, there was Tristan and Isolde. One of the great stories of doomed love is given a new screen interpretation in this historical drama. After the collapse of the Roman Empire, King Donnchadh (David O’Hara) of Ireland has become the de facto ruler of England, but one of his underlings, Lord Marke (Rufus Sewell), dreams of uniting British forces with an eye toward self-rule. One of Marke’s most valuable allies is Tristan (James Franco), Marke’s protégé, who has become a brave warrior since he was rescued by the lord after his parents were murdered by … Read more

The Young Victoria 2009

Title:  The Young Victoria  2009 Rate: [polldaddy rating=’8036248′] Era:  Victorian  1837 Genre  Biography, Romantic Drama, Royalty Plot:  Eighteen-year-old British royal Victoria ascends to the throne and is romanced by future husband Prince Albert in this lush period film that chronicles the early years of the British monarch’s larger-than-life reign.   Marc Vallée Writer / Screenplay:  Julian Fellows Major Cast:     Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Thomas Kretschmann, Mark Strong, Jesper Christensen, Harriet Walter, Jeanette Hain, Julian Glover Film Locations: Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex, England, UK (exterior) Balls Park, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, UK Belvoir Castle, … Read more