Jeff York

“Mary Queen of Scots” Dwells on Luridness More than Facts

“Mary Queen of Scots” Dwells on Luridness More than Facts

The story of the rivalry between Mary Stuart, the Catholic ruler of Scotland, and Elizabeth I, the Protestant queen of England, is a complex and enthralling one concerning power, religion, and womanhood in the 16th century. When those themes show up onscreen in Mary Queen of Scots, the film feels immediate and vital. Unfortunately, too […]