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The Other Boleyn Girl

9 Ratings: 3.7
the 2008 film starring Natalie Portman

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Genre: Drama, Romance, Historical
Release Date: February 29, 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about The Other Boleyn Girl
review by . September 02, 2009
   I have not read the book by this same title. Nor have I watched any of the popular Tudor's series of late.      I don't know what's worse...watching a film that is beautiful in scenery, costume and acting not knowing what the outcome will be and hoping for the best, or knowing and having the impotent sense of horror as you watch it all unfold. The film starts with "Mr." Boleyn offering his girls to the highest bidder...more or less. Anne (Natalie Portman), …
review by . March 13, 2009
The Other Boleyn Girl
Much has been written about this turbulent time in English history, the reign of Henry VIII, when the English Court changed course, breaking from the Roman Church in order to dissolve Henry's marriage to Katherine of Aragon, who could not bear a living heir to the throne.      The fortunes of the great aristocratic families, who fill the courts and fawn upon the King, are immensely enriched when they gain the King's favor and attention. Comely as a young king, Henry VIII is accustomed …
review by . September 05, 2008
Seeing that this movie is from a novel based on historical events, the general gist of the story may not be unfamiliar to most, although the accuracy of some of the content may be debatable.       Short Attention Span Summary (SASS):     1. Henry VIII (Eric Bana) was a handsome, hunky, hunka hunka burnin' love   2. Anne Boleyn (Natalie Portman) and her sister Mary (Scarlett Johansson) were babelicious babes   3. Married Henry …
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