the princess diaries

January 3, 2014

Counting It Down to Some Like It Royal – Top Ten Movies About Royalty

It’s funny, royalty has always fascinated the public and why shouldn’t it? There’s this distance between ‘us’ and ‘them.’ A distance that is not easily bridged and their problems don’t seem like ours–except in books or movies when we’re allowed to be up close and personal with them. Some of the films on this list are about real royals and some are about fictional royalty, but what they all have in common is that feeling of knowing these monarchs and wanting to root for them. Mrs. Brown  Starring Judi Dench as Queen Victoria, it examined the life of the long-lived British monarch […]