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‘The Other Boleyn Girl’

Letting the girls get on with it

by Giovanni Fazio

Despite what Mr. Hitchcock had to say about the requirements of a successful movie (“Script, script and script!”), sometimes the casting is everything. And when your film comes with a poster featuring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson with come-hither looks and appearing as if they’re about to bust out of their bodices . . . well, let’s just say tickets will sell.

The Other Boleyn Girl Rating: (3.5 out of 5)

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Walk in the park: Natalie Portman (left) and Scarlett Johansson in “The Other Boleyn Girl”
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Director: Justin Chadwick
Running time: 115 minutes
Language: English
Now showing (Oct. 31, 2008)