Posts Tagged ‘“The King’s Speech”’

‘The Hangover Part II’ Trailer Pulled from Theaters

— by ALEXA MILAN — The first full-length green band trailer for “The Hangover Part II” wasn’t green band enough, at least not in the eyes of the Motion Picture Association of America. Warner Brothers and the MPAA have apparently sent a letter to movie theaters across[...]

2011 BAFTA Winners Announced

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — The winners of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (better known as the BAFTAs) were announced tonight. None of the winners seem all that shocking, but it is somewhat noteworthy that “The King’s Speech” took home the award for Best Fi[...]

Firth, Portman Lead Winners at 17th Annual SAG Awards

Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2010 at the “17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors Jan. 30 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposi[...]

Tom Hooper Wins DGA Award for ‘The King’s Speech’

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2010 were announced last night during the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Tom Hooper (pictured) won the DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Ac[...]

Windsor Suffering Deserves Little Sympathy

— by BEV QUESTAD — The Academy Awards has chosen to nominate “The King’s Speech” in 12 categories, including Best Picture. The acting in “The King’s Speech” is outstanding. Colin Firth is to be congratulated for his Jan. 17 Golden Globe Best Actor Award. The sets, the music, [...]

An Evening With the ‘King’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Thursday night, I was at the Wadsworth Theater in Los Angeles for a special screening of “The King’s Speech.” The film, which I reviewed last year, was more enjoyable upon a second watch. But what made the night’s affair all the more special was the Q &#[...]

Under Review: ‘The King’s Speech’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — “The King’s Speech” is a brilliant and compelling film directed by Tom Hooper, helmer of the Emmy Award winning HBO series “John Adams.” In this very well-acted account of the future King George VI’s (Colin Firth) struggle with stammering, we[...]