Posts tagged "the other boleyn girl"

Anne Boleyn’s Changing Reputation

Who was Anne Boleyn, exactly? Whoever she was, she is portrayed differently according to the time period, writes University of Kentucky professor Susan Bordo in the Chronicle Review. Back in the early 20th century, Bordo says that Anne was depicted as a martyr to Henry and his quest for a male heir. These days, i…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 3, 2008

We See Chick Flicks: The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl Starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana Based on the book by Philippa Gregory The Lowdown: Based on the bestselling historical fiction/chick-lit novel by Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Sister is the story of two sisters who bed and wed Henry VIII (a brooding Eric Bana), in an effort to secure…
By: Lesley Savage / March 13, 2008

The Other Boleyn Girl Is Not Suitable For Kids

This weekend Lesley and I went to see The Other Boleyn Girl ("We See Chick Flicks" review will appear later this week!). At one point during the movie, during the scene where Henry VIII rapes Anne Boleyn (sorry to give that spoiler away!), we heard a little girl, no older tha…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 3, 2008

Scarlett and Natalie Act Like Sisters

Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman are BFF’s! To promote their new movie, The Other Boleyn Girl, in which they play sisters who vie for the love of King Henry VIII, they’ve been hitting the talk show circuit together. On The Today Show, while being interviewed by Matt Lauer, these gal pals kept giving each other…
By: Simcha / February 13, 2008

Who Wore It Better: Ugly Betty Or The Other Boleyn Girl?

When I first saw the poster for the movie The Other Boleyn Girl with Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, and Jim Sturgess, I thought, Wow. That necklace looks really familiar. And that it came to me -- it's Ugly Betty's necklace! But upon further research, I learned that the necklace worn by…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 28, 2008