Movies — The King's Speech

Movies — The King's Speech

  • The King's Speech Review: Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture Oscar...

    In a sentence: I was riveted by The King's Speech.For the actors: Colin Firth does an amazing job showing the embedded fear, anger, hope, and humanity of a roya... Read more

    The 08 march 2011 by   Jtneely
    SELF EXPRESSION, CREATIVITY
  • The King's Speech

    King's Speech

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    The 01 march 2011 by   Gerard
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, RANDOM, HUMOR, HISTORY
  • Oscar Countdown, Day 10: The King's Speech

    Oscar Countdown, King's Speech

    Counting down the hours until Hollywood's most golden of awards galas? So are we! Semi-obsessively. Join us at noon for the next ten too-long days as we mentall... Read more

    The 27 february 2011 by   Cinefilles
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Walk of the Week: Unexpected #London

    Walk Week: Unexpected #London

    Every Sunday we'll pluck just one walk from the vast London Walks repertoire and put it centre stage. But if you only take one walking tour this week, why... Read more

    The 05 july 2015 by   Lwblog
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • The Madness of King George

    Madness King George

    "I am the verb, sir, not the object!"Alan Bennett's play The Madness of George III arrived onscreen with its director (Nicholas Hytner), star (Nigel Hawthorne)... Read more

    The 01 may 2015 by   Christopher Saunders
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Movie Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Movie Review: Kingsman: Secret Service

    Spy movies have become darker and grittier of late, and even James Bond seemed to have lost his fun and charm in his recent outings by taking a leaf out of Jaso... Read more

    The 17 february 2015 by   Threeandahalfstars
    ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE
  • The Imitation Game

    Imitation Game

    What can I tell you about The Imitation Game? First of all, it is a wonderfully entertaining if not always historically correct film about the English... Read more

    The 07 february 2015 by   Jennyallworthy
    ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Walk of the Week

    Walk Week

    Every Sunday we’ll pluck just one walk from the vast London Walks repertoire and put it centre stage. You can check out the full schedule at www.walks.com. Read more

    The 24 august 2014 by   Lwblog
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Hope-Hopelessness!

    Disclaimer: The opinions expressed are completely personal and are not backed by data.Fifty years since the king's speech, the talk is about how his dream was... Read more

    The 01 september 2013 by   Yamini
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Hope-Hopelessness!

    Disclaimer: The opinions expressed are completely personal and are not backed by data.Fifty years since the king's speech, the talk is about how his dream was... Read more

    The 01 september 2013 by   Yamini
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Concert Review: Beethoven Takes Over

    Concert Review: Beethoven Takes Over

    Opening night of Mostly Mozart, 2013. by Paul J. Pelkonen Jean-Efflam Bavouzet ponders the future of commuter rail.Photo by Guy Vivien © 2011 Verbier Festival... Read more

    The 31 july 2013 by   Superconductor
    THEATRE & OPERA, CULTURE
  • A Single Man (Tom Ford, 2009)

    Single (Tom Ford, 2009)

    Ah, A Single Man, now undoubtedly one of my favorite movies. I'm just shocked that such a beautiful film could come from the hands of a fashion designer with... Read more

    The 15 may 2013 by   Teddycasimir
    ENTERTAINMENT
  • Redemption at the Odeon - Les Miserables Review

    Redemption Odeon Miserables Review

    I love film probably as much as I love books (which is very very muchly) I don't have a car so going to the cinema is a real treat and something I cannot do as... Read more

    The 03 february 2013 by   Lemoncakeuk
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Les Miserables (2012)

    Directed by: Tom Hooper★★★★★Tom Hooper previously directed The King's Speech in 2010, which was a massive success and, so far, so is Les Miserables. Read more

    The 17 january 2013 by   Emilymoon
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Concert Review: Thoroughly Modern Ludwig

    Concert Review: Thoroughly Modern Ludwig

    Week One of The Modern Beethoven with David Zinman. by Paul Pelkonen. Man in black: David Zinman conducts the New York Philharmonic. Photo by Chris Lee © The Ne... Read more

    The 02 march 2012 by   Superconductor
    THEATRE & OPERA, CULTURE
  • Eco Green and the Red Carpet

    Green Carpet

    Do red and green go together outside of the Christmas holidays? You bet!Once again, Livia Firth, wife of Colin Firth (The King's Speech) arrived at the Golden... Read more

    The 02 february 2012 by   Slvintage
    LIFESTYLE
  • Breaking Down Beethoven

    Breaking Down Beethoven

    Beethoven gets busted. Photo by the author with his iPhone. A quick guide to the Nine Symphonies. Today is Ludwig van Beethoven's 241st birthday: the perfect... Read more

    The 16 december 2011 by   Superconductor
    THEATRE & OPERA, CULTURE
  • No Clear Frontrunners for the Awards Madness in 2011/12?

    Is it just me or this year is shaping up to be a very interesting one, full of surprises? Usually by this time you already have some clear favourites, especiall... Read more

    The 12 december 2011 by   Diana
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Concert Review: Keeping His Day Job

    Concert Review: Keeping

    Fabio Luisi leads the Vienna Symphony at Lincoln Center. A conductor, always on call: Fabio Luisi. Photo by Barbara Luisi. Sunday's matinee concert featuring th... Read more

    The 14 november 2011 by   Superconductor
    THEATRE & OPERA, CULTURE
  • John Adams

    John Adams

    John Adams was a founding father and an instrumental voice during the American Revolution. He fought for separation from Britain, signed the Declaration of... Read more

    The 08 july 2011 by   Kaiser31083
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, TV & VIDEO
  • Driving from Paris to England, a Description

    Driving from Paris England, Description

    Right after I got back to Paris and unpacked, I had to drive to England on some family business. I know the road so well I don't need a map. Read more

    The 07 july 2011 by   Sedulia
    TRAVEL
  • Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen, 2011)

    Midnight Paris (Woody Allen, 2011)

    The opening shots of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris show the titular city from the perspective of a tourist, focusing on landmarks as tour groups walk and... Read more

    The 14 june 2011 by   Jake Cole
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Stay Classy: All the President's Men

    Stay Classy: President's

    Photo: imdb.comYear released: 1976How it fared back then: Eight Oscar noms and four wins says more than enough. But if it doesn't, the film was also very... Read more

    The 19 may 2011 by   Cinefilles
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • The 83rd Academy Awards

    83rd Academy Awards

    The show starts tonight at 8, and as the winners are announced I will update this blog with discussion on who won, who should have won and why. Read more

    The 06 march 2011 by   Dkentertainment
    ENTERTAINMENT
  • Colin the Firth

    Colin Firth

    Long live King Colin the Firth.The first time I saw Colin Firth was in 1986 on Masterpiece Theater in a mini-series called Lost Empires. He was playing a young... Read more

    The 28 february 2011 by   Thecleverpup
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • 2011 Oscar Results, Afterthoughts, and Contest Results

    2011 Oscar Results, Afterthoughts, Contest Results

    If I were to describe this year's Oscar telecast in 3 words or less I would say underwhelming and disappointing. There were no major upsets in a year when mass... Read more

    The 28 february 2011 by   Kaiser31083
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES
  • Oscar Countdown, Day 9: The Social Network

    Oscar Countdown, Social Network

    Counting down the hours until Hollywood's most golden of awards galas? So are we! Semi-obsessively. Join us at noon for the next ten too-long days as we mentall... Read more

    The 26 february 2011 by   Cinefilles
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES