Elizabeth: The Golden Age

October 5, 2007 at 3:40 am | Posted in Books, Film, Historical Fiction, Reading, Secrets and Lies | 5 Comments
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I cannot tell you how much I am looking forward to the upcoming release of Elizabeth: The Golden Age! Not only do I love Cate Blanchett, I can’t get enough of those Tudors!

The trailer was definitely pieced together with me in mind. The visuals are gorgeous and it just hints at the juicy plot to assisinate Elizabeth and bring Mary Queen of Scots to the throne. No one survives a good fight with the Tudors with their head and who doesn’t love a glorious state execution?


“Well, At least I didn’t have to sleep with Henry first…”

Rotten Tomatoes can have whatever fancy-schmancy rating system they want, but nothing will keep me away from seeing this film. I’ve much to read and learn about Elizabeth I and her life as queen. There’s nothing like a having a larger than life picture in your head when you get started.



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  1. I love a good historical movie, so this hits all the buttons for me. I’m very excited, and if we lived anywhere close to one another I’d be asking you if you wanted a movie buddy!

  2. I could definitely use a movie buddy! Seriously, it’s not that far from Canada to Virginia, is it? 😉 Hmm… That gives me a good idea. My theme next year may have to be historical movies…

  3. I watched Elizabeth and liked it. And I’m really fascinated by the Tudors too.

  4. Sapna,

    If you are fascinated with the Tudors, you should really read Philippa Gregory. I have a post where I put her books in chronological order if that might help you. I saw the movie over my vacation and I’m going to review that along with “The Virgin’s Lover” this week.

  5. […] this will prevent me from feeling as disappointed when I leave the theater as I did after seeing Elizabeth: The Golden Age.  I didn’t write a follow up to that post because I was hoping that my utter disappointment […]

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