The Queen is an interesting story. On one hand it's a story of how the Queen of England handled the Princess Di saga, on the other it feels like a character study of a women that hardly anyone knows other than a monarch. The early parts made her feel like an outdated scrooge. The later parts of the film start to show her human side. The film is brilliant IMHO and really is quite interesting to me. We followed the Princess Di stuff on TV when it happened on Labor Day back then. Every performances from Helen Mirran to James Cromwell to Michael Sheen and more were amazing. I felt like they WERE the characters they were portraying. For those curious about the Blu Ray picture quality and sound, it's also superb. Disney went with a VC1 encode which is a bit odd for them. It's pretty stunning but not perfect as there were some issues with noise that wasn't intentional. The bitrate seemed rather low even on this 50 gig disc. The audio was PCM and quite good. It's a noticable improvement over the DD track. You'd need to be tone deaf to not notice the difference. I will be buying this disc. I give it an 9 out of 10.