Twenty years ago Judi Dench played Queen Victoria in Mrs. Brown, the story of Victoria’s close relationship with John Brown, a member of her household staff. Victoria and Abdul sees her again in the roll of Victoria as the now elderly Queen strikes up another personal relationship with a servant.
When the news broke that Daniel Craig would be succeeding Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, it seemed highly improbable. He is, of course, blond, not dark-haired. He had starred in Layer Cake, which lent itself to being hard to understand, and hardly debonair. How could an actor of no real background be the “tall, dark,… [Read More]