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  • On my mind: Wallis Simpson's style

     
    I saw "The King's Speech" last week, about the reluctant rise to the British throne of Prince Albert, who suffered from a speech defect. It's a terrific film, and wonderful to look at, too. Costume designer Jenny Beavan's (who also......
  • 'The King's Speech' enjoys regal opening in four theaters

     
    "The King's Speech" put on a command performance in limited release. The historical drama about Britain's King George VI and his unusual relationship with a speech therapist brought in a total of $349,791 from two locations in Los Angeles and......
  • 'King's Speech' director Tom Hooper on Hollywood: No one says what they really mean

     
    I had lunch the other day with Tom Hooper, whose film, "The King's Speech," has been earning plaudits everywhere for its absorbing portrayal of King George VI's relationship with his cheeky speech therapist, who helps him overcome a lifelong stutter.........
  • Oscars poll: Who'll win best supporting actor?

     
    Christoph Waltz ("Inglourious Basterds") dominated last year's Oscar race for supporting actor from the outset, but now there's no early front-runner. There's a lot of support for Geoffrey Rush's flamboyant role as wily voice coach to Britain's stammering...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Animal Kingdom' dominates Aussie 'Oscars' noms | 'The Hobbit' staying in New Zealand | 'The King's Speech' to Broadway?

     
    • As Michael Bodey reports, "Crime drama 'Animal Kingdom' has swamped the Australian Film Institute nominations, grabbing a nod in every category for which it was eligible. The film about a Melbourne crime family overseen by a charismatic...
  • Latest Oscar predictions: Lead actor

     
    Right now it looks like Colin Firth is far ahead in the Academy Award race for lead actor. All Oscarologists know that voters are suckers for actors who portray real-life characters (Forest Whittaker in "Last King of Scotland," Philip Seymour Hoffman in...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Grammys salute John Lennon | 'Caves of Forgotten Dreams' sneak peek | Lady Gaga leftovers

     
    • In celebration of the 70th birthday of John Lennon, the Grammy Museum is paying tribute to the late singer-songwriter with an extensive exhibit opening Oct. 4. Among the highlights: Lennon's album of the year for "Double Fantasy"; his "Sgt. Pepper...
  • Will 'The King's Speech' reign at the Oscars?

     
    Many Oscarologists like myself and Steve Pond (The Wrap) believe that the chief rival to "The Social Network" for best picture at the Oscars is "The King's Speech." The film looks like such a classic Oscar champ that, even before "The King's Speech"...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: TIFF premieres Oscar hopefuls | 'The Fighter' contends | Foreign language film hopefuls

     
    • Nicole LaPorte recaps the race for the Oscars in the wake of the Toronto film fest, including an analysis of a best actress bout between Hollywood vet Annette Bening ("The Kids Are All Right") and the ingenue Natalie Portman ("Black Swan"). As...
  • 'The King's Speech' reigns among Oscar contenders

     
    Summing up the big buzz at the Telluride Film Festival, the Hollywood Reporter noted that "the prevailing wisdom was that the event had launched yet another serious Oscar contender in the British royalty drama 'The King's Speech.'" "Colin Firth and...
  • Toronto Film Festival lineup loaded with Oscar hopefuls

     
    The 35th annual edition of the Toronto Film Festival is scheduled to include the world and North American premieres of a slew of awards contenders. This year's festival is to kick off on Sept. 9 and run for 11 days. Among the 50 titles announced Tuesday...