Release Date: December 18, 2009 (in limited release)
Website: Official The Young Victoria site
Starring: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Mark Strong
My Review: I kind of dig “boring” movies. If you ever saw a trailer for a movie that featured nothing but long conversations and tortured relationships between the characters, and wondered to yourself, “Who would watch this?”, chances are I would. Add some high-concept period costumes and British actors to the mix, and I’m sold.
The Young Victoria is a historical drama that focuses on the early years of Queen
Emily Blunt, in her first really big leading-lady role, is
Would I Pay For It?: I probably wouldn’t run to see this in the theater, but I would rent it for a cozy afternoon with a “boring” movie.