Review // Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots is a sumptuous period tale of marriages, murders and betrayals, dramatically pitting the Catholic Scottish Monarch Mary of the House of Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) against her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie), last of the Tudor monarchs of England. The film begins with Mary’s return to Scotland to assume her throne … Continue reading Review // Mary, Queen of Scots

Interview // Tony Pollard

I caught up with Professor Tony Pollard near his University of Glasgow office to talk about his work in film & television and his role as historical advisor on Netflix’s big new release, Outlaw King.  GC: Perhaps you could tell me about your roles as a historical advisor and how you got started. TP: I … Continue reading Interview // Tony Pollard

Review // Outlaw King

Last Friday I ventured to Edinburgh's Omni Vue to attend Outlaw King's all-important Scottish premiere, catching up with the cast as well as director David Mackenzie and producer Gillian Berrie. Outlaw King is Netflix's newest big-budget historical epic, depicting the tale of Robert the Bruce. Bruce's story takes place in 14th century Scotland, straight after … Continue reading Review // Outlaw King