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The King's Speech (2010)

4 Ratings: 4.3
DVD release of the movie directed by Tom Hooper

Candidates for president and prime minister choose to run, but kings rarely have a choice. Such was the case for Prince Albert, known by family members as Bertie (Colin Firth), whose stutter made public speaking difficult. Upon the death of his father, … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Drama
Director: Tom Hooper
2 reviews about The King's Speech (2010)
review by . May 29, 2011
I originally saw The King's Speech in theatres not long before the Oscar ceremony at which the movie took home three of the top awards (Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor). I was happy to be able to cheer for it on Oscar night, knowing first-hand that it was the best movie of the year. I knew then that I would own it on DVD because it is one of those movies you can enjoy multiple times.    The King's Speech, based on a true story, begins while King George V is still on …
review by . August 14, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
   I love Colin Firth and had this film on my radar. The royal life is always fascinating and of course the time frame, pre-WWII was of interest, so I finally took the plunge and rented a copy. I knew it was about a stuttering monarch and had read just enough to know that he used some inventive tools to overcome his situation when required to speak publicly.      I didn’t expect the movie to be so charmingly quirky though. And quirk is a hot button for me so I …
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