There’s Something About Vicky
Dame Judi Dench, Emily Blunt, and Jenna Coleman have all put their stamp on the timeless queen. These portrayals make it clear that “The Dowager Queen” was, in fact, plenty feisty.
Better than the Cliffs Notes: “War and Peace” on Cable
If Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy’s epic “War & Peace” looks too dauntingly long to read, then try the excellent BBC miniseries instead.