The Kings Speech
  • The King's Speech wins Best Picture at the Oscars

    LA TIMES

    The King's Speech was crowned best film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Nominated for 12 Oscars — the most of any film — it won four statuettes, including for Colin Firth for lead actor, Tom Hooper for director, and David Seidler for original screenplay. read more

  • The King's Speech has a royally good night at the BAFTAs

    TIME

    The King's Speech took home seven BAFTA awards on Sunday night, including the double whammy of Best Film and Outstanding British Film. read more

  • SAG Awards: The King's Speech wins top prize

    LA TIMES

    The King's Speech won the Screen Actors Guild award on Sunday for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. The win came moments after its star, Colin Firth, won for outstanding male actor in a leading role. read more

  • King's Speech wins top honor at Directors Guild Awards

    USA TODAY

    The King's Speech scored another surprise win at a key guild award, taking Directors Guild Award honors Saturday night and moving the film a step toward a best picture Oscar. read more

  • The King's Speech Gets 12 Oscar Nominations

    ABC NEWS

    The British monarchy saga The King's Speech leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. read more

  • The King's Speech Takes Producers Guild Award

    THE NY TIMES

    Oscar prospects brightened for The King's Speech, as the film's producers - Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin — won the top award for makers of a theatrical motion picture from the Producers Guild of America on Saturday night. read more

  • Baftas 2011: The King's Speech Leads with 14 Nominations

    THE GUARDIAN

    The Baftas look set to crown The King's Speech after lavishing Tom Hooper's royal drama with a mighty 14 nominations. read more

  • Colin Firth Awarded Best Actor at the Golden Globes

    THE DAILY MAIL

    Colin Firth could well be on track to win an Academy Award next month after taking the top honors at the Golden Globe last night. read more

  • The King's Speech gets 4 SAG nominations

    LA TIMES

    The King's Speech earned nominations for Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and, perhaps most importantly, in the ensemble category — SAG's equivalent of the best picture Oscar. read more

  • King's Speech Leads Golden Globe Nominations

    ABC NEWS

    Drama "The King's Speech" led the film nominations for Golden Globe awards on Tuesday with seven nods in key categories, including best film drama. read more

  • The King's Speech: Wit, Warmth, Majesty

    WALL STREET JOURNAL

    The King's Speech is one of the most pleasurable movies to come along in years. The pleasure starts with two magnificent performances: Colin Firth as King George VI, afflicted by a terrible stutter, and Geoffrey Rush as an unorthodox Australian speech therapist, Lionel Logue. read more

  • The King's Speech Review

    ROLLING STONE

    Two men alone create an epic landscape of feeling in one of the very best movies of the year. read more

  • The King's Speech Is the Best Movie of the Year

    THE NEW YORK OBSERVER

    Nothing of its greatness has preceded it, and nothing I have seen in what's to come in the next few weeks can equal its splendor and magnitude. Therefore, I see no reason how or why this will change. The King's Speech is a masterpiece. read more

  • A Director on the Verge: Tom Hooper

    WALL STREET JOURNAL

    Mr. Hooper's tenacity—and much-talked-about upcoming film—has made him one of the industry's most promising young filmmakers. read more

  • How The King's Speech Found its Voice

    LA TIMES

    When filmmaker Tom Hooper heard that Colin Firth couldn't stop stammering while accepting an acting honor for A Single Man, Hooper couldn't hide his delight. read more

  • Hollywood Royalty

    NEW YORK MAGAZINE

    With his pursed lips and edgy rectitude, Colin Firth is ideally cast as an uptight fellow in serious need of therapy in the middlebrow masterpiece The King's Speech. read more

  • Movie Review: The King's Speech

    HUFFINGTON POST

    If The King's Speech isn't the year's best film, it's floating up there in the top 10, somewhere in the top five. It may even be the best. read more

  • The King's Speech Rings Out in BIFA Awards Nominations

    THE GUARDIAN

    Colin Firth shortlisted for best actor prize as George VI drama picks up eight nominations for British Independent Film awards. read more

  • The King's Speech: Toronto and the Lust for Oscar

    TIME

    The King's Speech adheres to every rule in the Oscar playbook. read more

  • Tom Hooper, Putting Words To The King's Speech

    NPR

    King George VI's relationship with Logue is at the heart of director Tom Hooper's historical drama, The King's Speech. read more

  • Colin Firth Masters the Role of a Royal Stutterer in The King's Speech

    LA TIMES

    British actor Colin Firth plays a completely convincing stutterer as King George VI in the upcoming film The King's Speech -- at least that's the opinion of someone who could have been one of his harshest critics. read more

  • Colin Firth: Oscar Watch

    ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

    A year after scoring his first Oscar nod (for A Single Man), Colin Firth could become the first back-to-back Best Actor nominee since Johnny Depp in 2004, thanks to his charming and affecting performance as a stammering monarch in The King's Speech. read more

  • ALT on The King's Speech

    VOGUE

    I would say this production is one of the finest moments in modern filmmaking. Star Colin Firth's portrayal of King George VI has the same impact as Dame Helen Mirren's portrayal of the king's daughter Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. read more

  • Oscar Buzz: Colin Firth Delivers The King's Speech

    ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT

    Will Colin Firth make a speech at the Academy Awards for his performance in The King's Speech? Find out why the film based on a true story is garnering major Oscar buzz! read more

  • Dining Royally: The King's Speech

    HUFFINGTON POST

    Director Tom Hooper stood, clinked his glass, host of this grand occasion, his new film already touted as a sure Oscar contender if not win for Best Feature and Director. read more

  • Colin Firth on King's Speech, Heartthrob Politics, and His Secret American Roots

    MOVIE LINE

    Do not call The King's Speech a period piece - at least not around its star Colin Firth. read more

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