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LES MIS TOPS U.K. RECORD CHARTS

January 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Movie critics may have carped loudly about the singing ability of the stars of Les Misérables. Indeed, some of the stars of the film, including Russell Crowe and Helena Bonham Carter, have been critical of their own performances, and American Idol finalist Adam Lambert remarked that “the score suffered massively with great actors pretending to […]

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 […]

THE KING’S SPEECH LEADS GLOBES’ NODS

December 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Harvey Weinstein’s famed talent for capitalizing on the awards season to market his films was once again on prominent display this morning (Tuesday) as The Weinstein Co.’s The King’s Speech garnered seven Golden Globes nominations, leading all other films. They included best dramatic picture, director (Tom Hooper), actor (Colin Firth), screenplay (David Seidler), supporting actor […]

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 […]