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Review: ‘The Crown’ Season 2 Takes the Queen From Scandal to Scandal

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Netflix’s award-winning series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II covers war, sex and the difficulties of managing a royally messed up family.

'The Crown's' Season 2 shines with a stellar turn by Claire Foy as the queen facing a lonely path

The story of Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s “The Crown” provides plenty of ’50s and ’60s nostalgia when it returns Friday. But it’s the eloquent depictions of governing protocol, diplomatic decorum and a leader who puts country above self…

'The Crown' looks polished in regal second season

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'The Crown' season 2 review: Claire Foy stands tall in regal second season of the Netflix drama about Queen Elizabeth II, looking more polished than the first

‘The Crown’ returns with a second helping of delicious palace intrigue

Last year I enthusiastically described Peter Morgan’s “The Crown” with the word “scrumptious.” Season 2 of this lavishly made, approximately true biographical series about the young Queen Elizabeth II deserves … Click to Continue »

Review: Netflix's 'The Crown' dazzles all over again in Season 2

The sumptuous royal drama returns without John Lithgow's Winston Churchill, but makes up for it with strong supporting performances.

'The Crown' review: Season 2 is magnificent, better than the first

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Season 2 of "The Crown" will be Claire Foy's last time playing Queen Elizabeth II before being replaced by Olivia Colman.

The Crown Season 2 Review: A Stately Soap Opera We Just Can’t Resist

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Netflix’s most opulent series returns on December 8.

The Crown’s Second Season Is Essential TV

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The second season of The Crown brings back all the sumptuous, high-production-value, ultra-British refinement that characterized its first season. But it also does something different: It loosens up a bit.While season one functioned as a…

The Crown season 2 review: 'Consistently relegates the Queen to the role of mere pawn in the lives of others'

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“The stuff used to wear you, now you wear it.” The words Philip (Matt Smith) coos at this Queen, his love, Elizabeth (Claire Foy) as she stands before him embellished in every jewel and trophy befitting of her great kingdom.

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'The Crown' looks polished in regal 2nd season

The upper lips remain admirably stiff in "The Crown," but Season 2 takes what was a fine Netflix drama and polishes it to a high gloss -- presenting its stories more crisply, while providing a stronger showcase for its regal core cast.

Dec 7

Review: ‘The Crown’ Season 2 Takes the Queen From Scandal to Scandal

Netflix’s award-winning series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II covers war, sex and the difficulties of managing a royally messed up family.

Dec 7

'The Crown's' Season 2 shines with a stellar turn by Claire Foy as the queen facing a lonely path

The story of Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s “The Crown” provides plenty of ’50s and ’60s nostalgia when it returns Friday. But it’s the eloquent depictions of governing protocol, diplomatic decorum and a leader who puts country above self…

Dec 6

In Season 2 of The Crown, a reminder that laddishness has always been with us

Matt Smith's Prince Philip acts the lout, but Claire Foy's Elizabeth has the last word; it's her show after all, writes Johanna Schneller.

Dec 3

'The Crown' gives us royal family fix till Prince Harry weds

Royal watchers don’t have to wait until Prince Harry’s wedding to get their fix of drama. Season 2 of "The Crown" returns to Netflix Friday.

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The Crown's Claire Foy: ‘I’m a deeply angry person on some levels'

It’s been a big week in royal news. but the second series of Netflix’s hit drama revisits a less happy period for the monarchy. Its star explains why the show doesn’t shy away from scandal