The King’s Speech Reviews, Interviews & More

New DVD Releases: The King's Speech, Gulliver's Travels, Somewhere

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A very solid week on DVD this week, crowned by this year's Best Picture winner, The King's Speech, making its way on to small screens. But that's only leading a charge that includes bombs aplenty including misfires from Peter Weir, Sofia Coppola and a colossal pile of sunk costs from Jack Black! All that plus some very cool retro TV on DVD choices and the latest...

The PG-13 version of The King's Speech to be Released April 1

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In an attempt to squeeze the last few coins out of the domestic box office of the Academy award-winning film The King's Speech, The Weinstein Company will put out a PG-13 cut of the film which changes the four letter words that got the film rated R. The sanitized version will come out April 1 on 1000 screens and will be the only version in theaters....

Weekend Box Office: Johnny Depp's Rango Guns Down $38 Million

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Step aside Coen Brothers, there's a new western film in town, and it stars a green cockeyed lizard in some authentic cowboy attire, Rango. The Johnny Depp animated featured followed the success of last weekend's top choice Gnomeo and Juliet lassoing in a hefty $38 million during its opening weekend. Another successful newcomer was Matt Damon...

Rango To Rule Box Office Weekend

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The Oscar race is over and this weekend will see a slate of new releases all competing for the top prize at the box office. Johnny Depp's Rango, and Matt Damon's The Adjustment Bureau will see mild competition from such teen fare as Topher Grace's Take Me Home Tonight, and the Vanessa Hudgen's starrer...

Oscar Winner 2011: Best Original Screenplay - The King's Speech

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The winner of the 2011 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is David Seidler for The King's Speech. The winner spoke about breaking the record for being the oldest person to win in this category. During his speech he said, "I accept this on behalf of all the stutterers throughout the world. We have a voice. We have been heard. Thanks to you, the Academy." See...

Box Office Predictions: Hall Pass, Nicholas Cage, and a Gnome Battle for...

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With moviegoers eyes glued to the Oscar's this Sunday, Owen Wilson, Nicolas Cage, and a slew of leftovers will all vie for the number one spot at the box office this weekend. Owen Wilson, SNL Star Jason Sudeikis will attempt to score a solid opening with Hall Pass, while Nicolas Cage tries to avoid a bomb at the box office with his latest release Drive...

2011 BAFTA Winners - The King's Speech Dominates!

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Over the weekend, the U.K. version of the Oscars were held. The 2011 BAFTA Awards took center stage and and so did the Tom Hooper film The King's Speech. It was the big winner of the night picking up seven awards including Best Picture, Actor, Supporting Actor, and Supporting Actress. With those categories all spoken for, what's left? See who else went home with a...

Oscar Nominees To Rule The Box Office Weekend

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This weekend Oscar nominated films, The King's Speech, True Grit, and Black Swan will battle with last week's box office winner, No Strings Attached, while new releases, The Rite and The Mechanic try to sneak their way into the top five.... And now for...

The Weekend Box Office - Our Take

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This weekend, Natalie Portman was able to capitalize on the buzz generated from her Golden Globe win as her new film No Strings Attached opened at number 1 as we predicted. The Green Hornet showed a decent hold coming in at number 2, also as we predicted, dropping less then 50% ,while the The Dilemma fell to number...

No Strings Attached To Win Weekend Box Office

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Last weekend's box office winner The Green Hornet will find itself sliding to the number two spot because Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman's No Strings Attached should have enough steam to plow the competition. Moviegoers will find themselves catching up with last weekend's Golden Globe winners as well as leftover holiday fare such as...

The Weekend Box Office Results-Our Take

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After it was all said and done The Green Hornet opened slightly below my prediction to open  at #1 with $33.7M, while The Dilemma bombed with $17.8M, and True Grit held strong at #3 with $10.9M. Now on to the rest of the top 10...

2011 Golden Globes - Best Actor - Colin Firth

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The Best Actor in a Drama trophy went to Colin Firth at the 68th Annual Golden Globes. The actor picked up the award for his performance as King George VI, in The King's Speech. While on stage he spoke about going through a bit of a midlife crisis, and how winning for Best Actor is the only thing keeping him off a Harley Davidson. See who he beat out below...

WGA Says Toy Story 3 and The King's Speech Not Eligible for Awards

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It looked as if Toy Story 3 and The King's Speech were going to ride a successful wave all the way to the Oscars considering their recent award nominations but unfortunately the WGA has thrown a monkey wrench into that plan. According to Variety, the screenplays for both films have been deemed ineligible by the Writer's Guild of America....

MPAA Changes Blue Valentine NC-17 Rating

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After putting up a good fight against the MPAA regarding their decision to give Blue Valentine an NC-17 rating, The Weinstein Company can celebrate because the board has overturned their ruling. The film will now be released in theaters with a slightly less offensive rating according to Deadline, who said the final vote to change the original decision was...

The King's Speech Wins Big At British Independent Film Awards

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The King's Speech dominated the 13th Annual British Independent Film Awards Sunday night winning in six major categories. Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter won for their acting roles. David Seidler won for writing the Best Screenplay, and the movie itself won Best British Independent Film. Ms. Carter was also honored with a lifetime...

The King's Speech: Movie Review

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There's not much to say about this film -- other than so far, this is the best screenplay, with the best performances in the best film of the year. That's all! The best piece of advice I can give you is to go and see this film as soon as you possibly can. This film is the whole package, every part of it from the tiny details about driving through fog to the grand speeches given by a King...

Interview: Colin Firth Talks The King’s Speech

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What I believe is sure to be Colin Firth's Oscar winning film, The King's Speech (read review) impresses on all levels and so far is the film of 2010. The cast is led by Firth (who should have won an Oscar last year for his role in A Single Man) as King George the VI, a King with a speech impediment who has to turn to the extravagant...

Weinstein Fights MPAA on Blue Valentine and The King's Speech Ratings

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Enough is enough! We can watch vampires dry hump but we can't watch a real relationship unfold? We heard a while ago that The Weinstein Company planned to fight for two of their films, but threats weren't enough, they now have had to hire lawyers to challenge the MPAA's NC-17 rating of Blue Valentine and the R rating of The King's...