GAME OF THRONES
This month two female-driven historical dramas offer major lessons in girl power.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
Saoirse Ronan portrays the titular 16th-century royal, who was imprisoned and sentenced to death for attempting to overthrow her cousin Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie) and claim the English crown for herself (December 7).
The ailing Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) relies on her trusted friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) to govern 18th-century England. But the arrival of Sarah’s cousin (Emma Stone) sparks a battle between the women as they both strive to become the unpredictable queen’s closest confidante