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New Golden Age Trailer Online
Queen Elizabeth I kicks ass

27 April 2007  |  Written by   

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There was a dodgy, blurry version of this doing the rounds earlier this week in which Cate Blanchett looked not unlike Axel Rose, but there's now a crystal clear version of the Golden Age trailer online here. And, my, isn't it a handsome beast.

This continuation (we're not supposed to call it a sequel, says director Shekhar Kapur) of the life of Queen Elizabeth I that began with the excellent Elizabeth looks like being a more than worthy successor and almost certain Oscar frontrunner. This time the ginger queen is battling not just church but the world as she does battle with Spain and falls for betighted potato enthusiast Walter Raleigh (Clive Owen).

There's also a little bit of Braveheart-esque evidence of Elizabeth baring sword and doing battle herself. As an counterpoint to the jolly lightness of the summer blockbusters, this looks like a welcome piece of grown-up, gorgeously shot class.

Click here to watch the trailer and for the latest stills.


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RE: Wow
Awesome trailer!  Really looking forward to this film now. More

Posted by Gazdance at 17:07 on 18 August 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Wow
Looking forward to it. They filmed some Armada building scenes at Frensham Pond, Surrey!! Be interested to see how they CGI galleons over a couple of big lumps of wood they had therek=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHAiHu_AA9g]http: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHAiHu_AA9g More

Posted by Mrs.Doyle at 21:52 on 01 May 2007 | Report This Post

Wow
This looks amazing, way better than I would have thought... Looking forward to it! One more movie for the must-see summer movies of 2007! More

Posted by genlock at 12:05 on 29 April 2007 | Report This Post

i wanted to be in this
they filmed part of this in winchester cathedral, you can see it as the ornate building in the trailer. they wanted extras, but alas not me :( More

Posted by dia de los muertos at 18:19 on 28 April 2007 | Report This Post

This is an outstanding trailer... been a while since I've had a trailer send goose bumps down my spine, with it's backing track, amazing sequences and dialogue... I really cannot wait for this movie! Bring it on! More

Posted by Samuelpoet at 17:10 on 27 April 2007 | Report This Post

They will not pass!
Sounds/looks like Galadriel took some tips from Gandalf and Aragorn combined in that scene! That LOTR-esque moment aside, the trailer looks fantastic! More

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