Posts Tagged the king’s speech


Road to the Oscars: Best Actor/Actress

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 No Comments

Lead Actor My Pick: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech I managed to see every performance in this category except for one – Javier Bardem’s Biutiful slipped through the cracks – but one thing is for certain: it takes a brilliant man to act as a king. Colin Firth is absolutely as such. His poise, stoicism, […]


My thoughts on the Golden Globes 2011 picks for Best Drama

Friday, December 24, 2010 3 Comments

Recently the powers that be released a list of the nominations for the upcoming 2011 Golden Globes Awards, and I took some time to skim through it. I don’t want to go through all of the categories right now, but I’d like to quickly talk about one of them. I’d like to start off by […]

The King's Speech

The King’s Speech

Monday, December 20, 2010 3 Comments

The story in The King’s Speech seems really trivial at first. A Duke who stammers when he speaks as the main plot line doesn’t seem like a very strong story. But, it’s so much more than that. His speech impediment was crippling to the point where he had very little self-confidence. This type of paralyzing […]