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The King's Speech (movie)

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  • To the MPAA ratings board, 'The King's Speech' is just as bad as 'Saw 3D'

     
    “The King’s Speech,” a British film being touted as a leading contender for the best picture Oscar, is a delightful, heart-warming account of how a cheeky Australian speech therapist helped King George VI conquer a terrible stammer. “Saw 3D” is....
  • Weekend Movies: 'Love and Other Drugs,' 'Tangled,' 'Burlesque'

     
    Thanksgiving weekend means, for many of us, a long one -- all the better to see new movies. Here's what's stuffing theaters starting today. "Love and Other Drugs": Gyllenhaal. Hathaway. Nudity. Romance. How can this movie possibly go wrong? We'll be first...
  • The sound of silence: Alexandre Desplat on the music that 'just floats' throughout 'The King's Speech'

     
    The drama in “The King’s Speech” stems from the inability to communicate. The challenge, then, for French composer Alexandre Desplat was to keep his score from saying too much. “This is a film about the sound of the voice,” Desplat......
  • 'The King's Speech' enjoys regal opening in four theaters

     
    "The King's Speech" put on a command performance in limited release. The historical drama about Britain's King George VI and his unusual relationship with a speech therapist brought in a total of $349,791 from two locations in Los Angeles and......
  • Oscar's real Cinderella storyteller: David Seidler, screenwriter of 'The King's Speech'

     
    If anyone is living out a stranger-than-fiction Cinderella story this Oscar season, it's David Seidler, the colorful 73-year-old screenwriter of “The King's Speech.” For several months, the film has been viewed as a best picture front-runner, making...
  • Is there really a formula to writing an Oscar movie? (Hint: 'The King's Speech')

     
    "The King's Speech" screenwriter David Seidler: writing an Oscar contender "ain't that easy"...
  • Baltimore's outdoor summer film series overflow with personality

    Baltimore's outdoor summer film series overflow with personality
    What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night? Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
  • SNERD - June 20, 2011

    A Night At The Museum... It was a sentimental journey last week at a special sneak peek at the construction of the long-delayed Museum Of Broadcast Communications. Anyone who was anybody in Chicago media was there to celebrate with museum honcho Bruce...
  • James Franco, Anne Hathaway give Oscars a youthful edge

    What makes for an Oscar host? The responses are as varied as the hosts themselves have been, and this year, there would appear to be a new answer: youth. Past nominee Anne Hathaway ("Rachel Getting Married") and James Franco -- also a best actor...
  • 'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars

    'The King's Speech' wins top Oscars
    "The King's Speech" was crowned best film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Nominated for 12 Oscars -- the most of any film -- it won four statuettes, including for Colin Firth for lead actor, Tom Hooper for director, and David Seidler for...
  • Comments & Curiosities: The 'King' of all award shows

    "Hooray for Holly." Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic." No, wait, stop, please. That was awful. We try that every year and it never gets any better....