ScarJo & NatPo Show: How Accurate?


Royal biographer Antonia Fraser asks: “Do the many inaccuracies, not to say travesties, in historical movies matter compared with the general illumination and insight they may bring? The latest offering ‘The Other Boleyn Girl‘ (to be released February 29, starring Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman) makes a perfect case in point for us to consider the question.” Fraser continues: “The other Boleyn girl is Mary, Anne’s lesser-known sister who also had an affair with Henry VIII. Basically the film centres on the rivalry between the two sisters, their alternating bouts of love, jealousy, betrayal and support.” Read more here.

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