Queen

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Alex Haley's Queen — Review

In honor of the upcoming Black History Month, Alex Haley's 1993 conclusion to the epic Roots saga makes its way to DVD. A labor of love, Queen was based on the life story of Alex Haley's paternal grandmother and was the project he was working on at the time of his death. Queen, the daughter of a plantation owner and a slave woman, learns to make her way through an America torn apart by the Civil War and Reconstruction — and their aftermath. Starring a young Halle Berry as Queen, along with an impressive cast including Danny Glover, Ann-Margaret, Martin Sheen, Jasmine Guy and Tim Daly, the miniseries appears on two discs.Two other TV-movies being released just in time for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, both based on true stories: Murder in Mississippi, which recounts the last days of three civil rights workers killed by the Ku Klux Klan in 1964, and The Marva Collins Story, starring Cicely Tyson as a dedicated teacher trying to give her inner-city students the best opportuni...  Read Full Article

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Season 1, Episode 7
Edward III bids farewell to his teenage daughter Joan as she leaves to Spain to marry the Prince of Castile, an ally against France.

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Season 1, Episode 5
The queen (Diana Quick) is in no hurry to welcome Camilla Parker Bowles into the royal family. For Prince Charles, being with the woman he really loves is nonnegotiable. The ultimate survivor and pragmatist, the queen finally accepts the marriage.

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Season 1, Episode 4
Andrew and Fergie split, and Charles and Diana's mounting troubles are tabloid fodder. In November, Windsor Castle is badly damaged by fire. For the queen (Barbara Flynn), 1992 is the worst year of her life--her annus horribilis.

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Elizabeth Windsor rose to the throne in 1952 and has been Queen of the United Kingdom ever since. Sher has reigned over turbulent times. Social upheavals, cash problems, civil unrest, and family woes have challenged her spirit, her principles, and her resolve.

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Alex Haley's Queen — Review

In honor of the upcoming Black History Month, Alex Haley's 1993 conclusion to the epic Roots saga makes its way to DVD. A labor of love, Queen was based on the life story of Alex Haley's paternal grandmother and was the project he was working on at the time of his death. Queen, the daughter of a plantation owner and a slave woman, learns to make her way through an America torn apart by the Civil War and Reconstruction — and their aftermath. Starring a young Halle Berry as Queen, along with an impressive cast including Danny Glover, Ann-Margaret, Martin Sheen, Jasmine Guy and Tim Daly, the miniseries appears on two discs.Two other TV-movies being released just in time for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, both based on true stories: Murder in Mississippi, which recounts the last days of three civil rights workers killed by the Ku Klux Klan in 1964, and The Marva Collins Story, starring Cicely Tyson as a dedicated teacher trying to give her inner-city students the best opportuni... read more

Idol's Bucky: Simon Says... Nothing Helpful

Despite some rockin' country (or is it countrified rock?) performances, North Carolinian Bucky Covington bottomed out last week on Fox's American Idol (Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9 pm/ET) despite serving up a solid spin on Queen's "Fat Bottomed Girls." "I'd rather leave on a high note than a low note," Bucky shared the day after his swan song. "If I'm not going to win it, eighth is just as good as fourth to me, do you know what I mean?" One of the many ladies surely sad to see Bucky say goodbye is none other than Paula Abdul, who was often spied boogying and b read more

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Premiered: February 01, 1993, on CBS
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Premise: Alex Haley's continuing saga of his ancestry (which began with `Roots') tells the story of his paternal grandmother, the daughter of a slave and a Civil War colonel. The miniseries is based on his unfinished last novel, which was completed by David Stevens following Haley's death in 1992.

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