The Big Picture

  • The Lion in Winter is a historical drama that offers a refreshing twist on Christmas movies by showcasing personal and political feuds during the festive season.
  • The film taps into our fascination with rich families bickering, a concept that has been popular in both film and television, such as The Crown and House of the Dragon.
  • The dysfunctional family dynamic at the center of The Lion in Winter is relatable and provides compelling drama without resorting to extreme violence.