Starz's The White Queen Puts a Sexy, Feminist Spin on England's Wars of the Roses

 

Prepare for the real game of thrones. Many films and TV series have taken on Henry VIII and the Tudors, but shockingly little has been done on the English dynasty that preceded them: the magnificently brutal Plantagenets. That's odd, considering that the Plantagenets, who battled one another for 30 years in the calamitous Wars of the Roses, did just as much roaring and whoring as the Tudors did — and were way more dangerous and dysfunctional.

Starz plans to rectify this royal oversight with The White Queen, a sweeping, sexually ...
 

 


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