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Being reductive about a film as lovingly crafted as ‘My Week With Marilyn’ feels a bit cheap, but considering Oscar season is all about reductions: if you were wondering which upcoming bit of Oscar bait could be the heir(ess) apparent to ‘The King’s Speech’ look no further than ‘Marilyn.’ From the film’s main theme (by ‘The King’s Speech’ composer Alexandre Desplat) to the presence of Harvey Weinstein’s name in credits… Continue reading At NYFF: Is 'My Week With Marilyn' This Year's 'The King's Speech'?

It may always go down as one of the sillier summer blockbusters, but when Independence Day landed in theaters back in 1996 over the July 4th holiday weekend, there was no denying that my teenage self fell hard for the alien invasion flick. Maybe it had more to do with our heightened level of patriotism that weekend than anything else, but when Bill Pullman ( as President Thomas J. Whitmore) launched… Continue reading Watch What Happens When One Man Brings Bill Pullman's 'Independence Day' Speech to NYC on Independence Day

British actor Colin Firth won an Oscar for portraying King George VI in “The King’s Speech,” and now the king’s daughter Queen Elizabeth II will … Continue reading 'King's Speech' Actor Colin Firth Honored by Queen

According to Jesse James, Sandra Bullock doesn’t stop acting when the director yells “Cut!”
The West Coast Choppers star takes a thinly-veiled dig at his Oscar-winning ex to CNN’s Piers Morgan in a pre-taped interview slated to air Friday.
PHOTOS: Sand… Continue reading VIDEO: Jesse James Implies Sandra Bullock Is Insincere

colin firthActor Colin Firth won the best actor Oscar for his role in “The King’s Speech” at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here. Firth was competing with Javier Bardem for “Biutiful”, Jeff Bridges for “True Grit”, Jesse Eisenberg for “The Social Network”, and James Franco for “127 Hours”. The King’s Speech” is the story of King […] Continue reading Colin Firth wins best actor for ‘The King’s Speech’