Olivia Colman to portray Queen Anne in new film

March 3, 2017 Moniek 0

Olivia Colman is set to portray Queen Anne of Great Britain in a new film called The Favourite. Olivia Colman previously portrayed royalty as Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother) in Hyde Park on Hudson in 2012. She joins cast members Rachel Weisz who will play Sarah, the Duchess of Marlborough and Emma Stone who will [read more]

Kremlin and Nationalists face off over Romanov Romance ‘Matilda’

February 25, 2017 Moniek 3

The 2017 film “Matilda”, which retells the romance between then Tsarevich Nicholas (later Nicholas II) and ballerina Matilda Kschessinskaya, has already caused discussion. Over 16,600 people have signed a petition to ban the film before it’s even released because of the trailer’s implication that Nicholas engaged in pre-marital sex, which they consider is a “deliberate [read more]

Diana: Designing A Princess

February 16, 2017 Moniek 0

As Kensington Palace gears up for the exhibition Diana: Her Fashion Story, the BBC looks at some of Diana’s most celebrated and exquisite dresses brought together for the exhibition. The documentary Diana: Designing a Princess is in collaboration with Historic Royal Palaces and presented by Brenda Emmanus. We hear from historians, cultural commentators and the [read more]

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