Movieline's Hollywood Life - 06/01/1999
"...Entirely fresh, sometimes radical, consistently entertaining....[Blanchett is] seductive, refined and potent..."
Rolling Stone - 11/26/1998
"...Cate Blanchett has a passionate fire and wit that command attention..."
Sight and Sound - 11/01/1998
"...ELIZABETH is bold and moving..."
Entertainment Weekly - 04/30/1999
"...Flashy, gripping filmmaking....[Blanchett has] fiery, sexy directness..." -- Rating: A
New York Times - 11/06/1998
"...[Blanchett] brings spirit, beauty and substance to [her role]..."
Box Office - 11/01/1998
"...[Blanchett] is wonderful....Her transition from maiden to monarch is fascinating..."
Los Angeles Times - 11/06/1998
"...[Blanchett] has a commanding grip on her character and gives her a seamless transition from na´ve idealist to steely monarch..."
Total Film - 12/01/2007 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] robust period melodrama with an eye-catching pan-global cast..."
The story of Queen Elizabeth I, from her days as an innocent young woman to her coronation, up to the formation of her reputation as England's stern "Virgin Queen". A lush portrait of history, full of pomp, intrigue, and romance and anchored by Blanchett's award-winning performance and colorful direction from Indian newcomer Kapur. Academy Award winner for Best Makeup, Nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress, Cinematography, Art Direction/Set Direction, Costume Design, Dramatic Score.
Film Collectors & Archivists: Alpha Video is actively looking for rare and
unusual pre-1943 motion pictures, in good condition, from Monogram, PRC,
Tiffany, Chesterfield, and other independent studios for release on DVD. We
are also interested in TV shows from the early 1950s. Share your passion
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