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Victoria & Abdul

National treasure and Matriarch of Movies, Judi Dench is one of those rare breeds of actress who can star in almost any film, no matter how dire or lacking said film was, and elevate it to nothing short of a masterpiece or hit. 922 more words


Eddie Izzard Joins Australian Movie ‘The Call Back’

Eddie Izzard will star in “The Call Back,” and filming will start on the Australian movie later this month in and around Adelaide. Izzard (“Victoria & Abdul”) will play Henry, a British actor who has a relationship with an Australian restauranteur. 177 more words


Victoria & Abdul


BBC Films/Perfect World Pictures/Working Title Films/Cross Street Films/Focus Features/Universal Pictures

Directed by Stephen Frears

Produced by Tim Bevan/Eric Fellner/Beeban Kidron/Tracey Seeward

Screenplay by Lee Hall… 1,063 more words


Victoria and Abdul Movie Review

We sometimes forget that legends are human too. We may not think of them that way, but sometimes we have to move past the legend to see the real human being underneath. 325 more words


Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

Real life is a total bore, which is why most “based on a true story” movies come across as fairly mundane in comparison to revisionist pieces that play fast & loose with the facts. 974 more words

Brandon Ledet

Victoria & Abdul

It is this style of lazy period drama that taint the genre for many

There is undoubtedly a fascinating story behind the relationship between an aging Queen Victoria and the servant Abdul Kareem. 268 more words


Flash Movie Review: Victoria & Abdul

WHEN ONE IS BORN into a majority that person’s awareness of the issues facing someone who was born into a minority may be skewed. The news this week reported on a former sports coach who made comments to the effect that he has not been aware of any racial oppression for the past several decades. 534 more words