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THE KING’S SPEECH BIG WINNER AT U.K.’S BAFTAS

February 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The King’s Speech dominated Sunday night’s BAFTA awards, Britain’s equivalent of the Oscars. The film, which also is touted as a probable big winner at the Oscars in two weeks, received seven awards, including best film and best British film. Colin Firth was presented the leading actor award for his performance as the stammering King […]

WEINSTEIN MAY WASH FOUR-LETTER WORDS FROM KING’S SPEECH

January 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Harvey Weinstein is considering reediting The King’s Speech to remove scenes in it in which Colin Firth, who plays the stammering King George V, is encouraged to shout obscenities by his speech therapist, played by Geoffrey Rush, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Wednesday). The scenes resulted in the film being hit with an R […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE KING’S SPEECH

November 26, 2010 by · 5 Comments 

Amid all the hoopla surrounding an abundance of big-budget movie titles occupying theater marquees this weekend, a small film called The King’s Speech, being released only in Los Angeles and New York, is quietly garnering much of the season’s Oscar buzz — and some of the most enthusiastic reviews of the year. “The film is […]

THE KING’S SPEECH WINS TOP AWARD AT TORONTO FILM FEST

September 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Putting the Weinstein Bros. back on the Oscar track again, their The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth as Britain’s World War II King George VI and Geoffrey Rush as his speech therapist, won the audience award (the “Cadillac People’s Choice Award”) at the 35th annual Toronto Film Festival today (Sunday). […]