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When Robert Downey Jr. presented his friend, actress Jodie Foster, with this year’s Cecil B. Demile award at the Golden Globes, most viewers were likely expecting a normal acceptance speech from the 50-year-old star. My how very wrong we were. In a speech that touched on everything from personal privacy to retirement to Honey Boo Boo, Foster managed to upstage the entire ceremony. However, the comments that really raised eyebrows… Continue reading Jodie Foster's Golden Globes Speech: Actress Discusses Sexuality, Personal Life At Ceremony

The Shakespearian drama ‘Anonymous’ comes out this weekend so Moviefone decided to put together a tribute mash-up to the most famous (and overused) quotation in literature. Hint: it has appeared in comedies, dramas and horror movies, been delivered in various languages and has even been riffed on by MST3K.

Hamlet will always be a coveted role for actor’s, and the range of stars who have played him is quite diverse, from… Continue reading Moviefone Mash: The Ultimate 'To Be or Not to Be' Speech

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