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The King's Speech (movie)

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  • Weinstein Co. to offer free movie tickets to SAG Awards voters

    Weinstein Co. has come up with a clever way to get its films seen by voters during awards season: free movie tickets. The company will offer pairs of tickets to SAG-AFTRA voters for any of the company's films that earn Screen Actors Guild Awards...
  • 'Philomena' gets its R rating lowered to PG-13

    For all of those teenage boys dying to see Judi Dench playing an elderly Irish woman: Now you don't have to bring your parents to get into "Philomena." In a victory against the Motion Picture Assn. of America that could be as much publicity win as...
  • Weinstein Co. wins MPAA appeal to overturn R-rating for 'Philomena'

    This time, Harvey Weinstein seems to have gotten what he wanted.  It was less than a week ago that his Weinstein Co. declared war -- yet again -- on the Motion Picture Assn. of America, slamming the organization for assigning the studio's upcoming...
  • Gun violence explodes in PG-13 films

    When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated. Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
  • AFM: Indie Films Sharpen Competitive Edge

    As the independent sector continues to navigate choppy waters, a number of savvy sales and finance outfits are leaning on film funds and credit facilities to give themselves a competitive edge. Back in May, Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment...
  • '12 Years A Slave' director Steve McQueen working on HBO TV drama

    '12 Years A Slave' director Steve McQueen working on HBO TV drama
    Fresh off the limited U.S. release of his critically acclaimed film "12 Years A Slave" comes news that director Steve McQueen is looking to enter the TV arena. The British filmmaker, whose credits also include "Shame" and "Hunger," is developing an...
  • The Best Picture Race: Will Academy Rise to New and Bolder Challenges?

    Back in March, I wondered aloud if the Academy, clearly stuck in a feel-good groove after having awarded best picture to "The King's Speech," "The Artist" and "Argo" the past three years, would ever see fit to honor a film that dared to challenge an...
  • Awards Race: Voters' Emotional State Determines What's 'Best'

    This year, quality isn't enough. The current campaign has already offered more than a half-dozen pictures that could have blown away the competition in a weaker year, with two dozen other fi lms also jostling for the up-to-10 nomination slots. So the...
  • ‘Iron Man 3′: Guy Pearce transforms himself for role (spoilers)

     
    “Iron Man 3″ pits genius billionaire Tony Stark, played with panache by Robert Downey Jr., against a terrorist plot that ......
  • Why Reality-Based Films are Flooding the Oscar Race

    The line between fiction and reality keeps getting blurrier. So it's little surprise that there are twice as many reality-based films currently vying for awards attention as last year, when one of those, "Argo," took home the best picture Oscar. Even...
  • 'Burton and Taylor' salutes legends

    'Burton and Taylor' salutes legends
    Anyone fascinated by the Richard Burton-Elizabeth Taylor saga will want to give the movie "Burton and Taylor" a look. This surprisingly poignant and powerful look at the end of their relationship premieres at 9 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) on BBC America....