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The Kings Speech

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With the first of the gift-giving holidays almost upon us, the stress of finding the perfect present may impede creative thinking. So, as an addition to my previous Chick Flick (Vintage Chick Flicks | Chick Flicks 101) and Bromance/Buddy Comedy Gift Guides, I decided to give you one more: A British

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Tonight, I decided to watch Lust, Caution for the first time since I purchased it. The superb winner of the top prize at Venice certainly holds up with repeated viewings, still managing to be as seductive, complex and engrossing as your first experience. However, one thing I’d failed to realise

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Oscar winning producer of The King’s Speech, Gareth Unwin, tells Napiers News about his experiences leading up to the Academy Awards, how the film’s success has changed his life as an independent film producer, and what’s next for him and his company Bedlam Productions. The second time I went to

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THE KING’S SPEECH is one of the highest grossing, well-loved and critically acclaimed British films of the last few years. Plus, if stealing the hearts, and wallets, of the world’s movie-goers isn’t enough, it also took home to most prestigious award in all of cinema: The Academy Award for Best

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Having directed two character driven, dialogue heavy dramas, The Damned United and The King’s Speech, it comes as a surprise that the Oscar nominated film maker, Tom Hooper, was offered the job of making Iron Man 3. The film, which he turned down, has now fallen to Lethal Weapon writer

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The 2011 Writer’s Guild Awards were handed out tonight. The Social Network and Inception were among the winners during simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. Don’t get too excited, because you may recall that Oscar nominees The King’s Speech, Winter’s Bone, Toy Story 3, and Another Year were disqualified. I wonder which film’s would have won if

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Tom Hooper won Best Director at last nights Directors Guild Award honors for The King’s Speech. He beat out David Fincher who was heavily favored after winning the Golden Globe and a Critics Choice Award for The Social Network. This win moves Hooper even closer to Oscar gold because the winner of the DGA has

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The Producers Guild Awards created and even closer Oscar race. In an upset The King’s Speech beat out The Social Network for Best Picture. There has been a lot of speculation from different people about which film is poised to take home Oscar gold. Some say The Social Network s a lock, while others feel that The King’s Speech is

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Check out this cool 23 minute video that gives us a behind the scenes look into the making of The King’s Speech. This did not make it to my top ten list of favorite films of the year because I had yet to see it. I have now seen this inspirational

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominees for the 2011 Orange British Academy Film Awards this morning. I am very happy for The King’s Speech and Black Swan getting a load of nominations. Check out the 2011 BAFTA Film Award nominees below and tell us what you

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Here is a behind the scenes featurette for The King’s Speech directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush andHelena Bohnam Carter. The movie is produced by Iain Canningand Emile Sherman for See Saw Films and Gareth Unwin for Bedlam Productions. This is one film I am looking forward to seeing soon, I just have not had the time

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Interviews

I recently had the chance to interview Gareth Unwin, one of the producers of The King’s Speech. Unwin has been in the industry for over 15 years with experience as an AD and PM and is currenlty overseeing feature film development at Bedlam Productions. He has won a BAFTA nomination, Spirit and Dinard

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The Writers Guild of America has announced the disqualification of the following films for this years awards. Oddly enough, some of hte scripts disqualified are the best scripts of the year! The films that the WGA took out of the running for honors are Another Year, Biutiful, Blue Valentine, The Ghost

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Here is a new poster for The Kings Speech from director Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter.  If you have the chance to see this film, I wish you could take me along because currently it is not playing near me and I don’t feel like driving into the NYC.  Synopsis:

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Here is a new poster for The Kings Speech from director Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter.   Synopsis: England’s Prince Albert (Colin Firth), soon to become King George VI, is plagued by a crippling speech impediment. With her husband soon to take over the throne, Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) hires

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Here is the trailer for ‘The Kings Speech’ directed by Tom Hooper starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bohnam Carter and Guy Pearce. The film is the true story of England’s Prince Albert who becomes King unexpectedly, but has a horrible speech impediment.  His wife hires Lionel Logue, an Australian

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