Imagine a Venn diagram consisting of three circles, in which one represents the 2010 Best Picture winner The King’s Speech
, another represents the box-office hit Julie & Julia
, and the third represents the gloriously inept Mariah Carey vanity project Glitter
, directed and co-written by Madonna, exists at the one little point where those circles briefly intersect.
The movie stars Abbie Cornish as Wally Winthrop, the young wife of a wealthy New York doctor, who has spent her life obsessed with the relationship between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, the American divorcée for whom Edward abdicated the throne so they could ma...