Picks and Pans Review: 3 Reasons I Love ... Helen Mirren
>• She’s enthralling as a cop, the Queen and now Tolstoy’s wife. Is there anything this great Dame can’t do?
SHE’S A GOOD TIME
As the feisty wife of the Russian novelist (Christopher Plummer) in the new drama The Last Station, Mirren gusts into the stuffy period piece like a bracing breeze.
SHE’S A COUGAR
It’s a testament to her sex appeal that she can create sparks with Plummer—and with 30-year-old costar James McAvoy.
SHE ROCKS A CORSET
At 64, the lady can work it—even in a black mourning frock.