"The King's Speech" (2010)
Movie Synopsis: Based on the true story of the Queen of England's father and his remarkable friendship with maverick Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue. "The King's Speech" stars Colin Firth as King George VI, who unexpectedly becomes King when his brother Edward abdicates the throne. Geoffrey Rush stars as Logue, the man who helps the King find a voice with which to lead the nation into war.
"The King's Speech" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the dramatic movie "The King's Speech" starring Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, and Geoffrey Rush.
"The King's Speech" Poster
Poster tagline: "When God couldn't save The King, The Queen turned to someone who could"
"The King's Speech" Credits
Cast list for "The King's Speech," MPAA rating, and release date info.
Top 10 Movies of 2010
"The King's Speech" earned a spot on my Top 10 list as one of the best films of the year.
2011 Oscars - The Nominees and Winners
If you missed this year's Oscars, you really didn't miss a thing. The favorites won, the jokes didn't work, hiring young actors to host was a horrible idea, and the show had no pizazz whatsoever. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards promised to be new and jazzy, and instead the Academy and Oscar producers played things too safe.
"The King's Speech" Wins Best Film
"The King's Speech" was nominated for 12 Oscars and won four, including Best Picture, at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. In the days leading up to the Oscars, it seemed to be a two-horse Best Picture race between "The King's Speech" and "The Social Network," with most pundits leaning toward "The King's Speech."
Tom Hooper is Best Director
Last year's best director winner Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") had the pleasure of handing this year's Best Directing Oscar to "The King's Speech" helmer Tom Hooper. Hooper's first nomination is also his first win, and he looked surprised to have taken the top honor.
Colin Firth is Best Actor
The favorite going into the 2011 Oscars wound up actually winning. Colin Firth, the star of "The King's Speech," accepted his Oscar from Sandra Bullock (who would make a great Oscar host next year) and said, "I have a feeling my career has just peaked."
2011 SAG Awards
When the show finally wrapped up, it was with "The King's Speech" taking home the SAG Award equivalent of Oscar's Best Picture and "The Fighter" fighting its way to two acting awards for first-time SAG Award winners.
David Seidler Gets an Oscar
David Seidler won his first Academy Award on his first nomination with his original screenplay for "The King's Speech." "My father always said to me I would be a late bloomer," said Seidler, "I believe I am the oldest person to win this particular award. I hope that record is broken quickly - and often."
"The King's Speech" Poster #2
Colin Firth's profile in front of a microphone graces the second poster for "The King's Speech."
Directors Guild of America
"The King's Speech" director Tom Hooper just advanced a step in the Oscar race for Best Director, and the film is now the favorite to take home the coveted Best Picture award following Hooper's win at the Directors Guild of America Awards and the movie's win at the Producers Guild Awards.
Producers Guild of America
The Producers Guild of America voters decided to march to a different drummer, crowning "The King's Speech" the best film of 2010.
Helena Bonham Carter Interview
(Oct 2010) Aaron Eckhart presented an award to Helena Bonham Carter at the 2010 Hollywood Awards Gala, and before heading into the star-studded event, Eckhart and Bonham Carter discussed their upcoming films: "Battle: Los Angeles" and "The King's Speech."
Weinstein Co Fights "King's Speech" Rating
(Nov 2010) The Weinstein Company isn't going to let the Motion Picture Association of America's harsh ratings of "The King's Speech" and "Blue Valentine" stand without a fight.
"The King's Speech" is Crowned Winner
(Sep 2010) The period drama "The King's Speech" came away as this year's top film, earning the coveted People's Choice Award voted on by TIFF audiences at the The Toronto International Film Festival.
"The King's Speech" Website
The Weinstein Company's official site for "The King's Speech." Release Date: November 24, 2010 (Limited)
"Speech" Gets Cleaned Up
(Mar 2011) A much more family-friendly version of the Oscar-winning "The King's Speech" is set to hit theaters on April 1st. In order to reach a broader audience, the f-word has been removed from this version which will play on 1,000 screens nationwide, according to The Weinstein Company.