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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Princess’ on HBO, A Look At Diana’s Life As Told By 20 Years Of News Footage
HBO’s new documentary The Princess is a retelling of Princess Diana’s life told entirely by newsreels and reports about her life between 1980 and 1997 that have been pieced together into a narrative. There is no voice over save for those that are part of nightly news casts and the like, no graphics explaining what year it is or where we are geographically in any given scene, the footage it allowed to speak entirely for itself. Diana’s life was so exhaustively covered by the press that there is perhaps no other person in history whose life could be pieced...