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Firth, Portman, Bale, Leo to present at Oscars

Oscar Presenters

All four acting winners from last year's Academy Awards are returning to this weekend's Oscars as presenters....


`King's Speech' wins best-picture, 3 other Oscars

`King's Speech' wins best-picture, 3 other Oscars

"The King's Speech" was crowned best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and predictable favorites claiming acting honors. Colin Firth as stammering British ruler George VI in "The King's Speech" earned the best-actor prize, while Natalie Portman won best actress as a delusional ballerina in "Black Swan."


'The King's Speech' gets 12 Oscar nominations

'The King's Speech' gets 12 Oscar nominations

The British monarchy saga The King s Speech leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.

Senh: Wow. The King's Speech kinda sneaked up on me. I was thinking The Social Network will get most of the nominations. Good to see True Grit get some love from the Oscars, while getting absolutely nothing from the Golden Globes. Oh yeah, and The Tourist is nowhere in site.


Armond White vs. Darren Aronofsky: When critics and filmmakers collide in public

The New York Film Critics Circle awards dinner is traditionally a festive, elegant affair honoring the filmmakers and actors voted best in their category each year by one of the most prestigious critics’ groups in the country. But after last night’s edition — the 76th in the group’s proud history — all talk of the pleasures of Colin Firth’s charming acceptance speech as Best Actor or Michelle Williams’ sweet presentation to Mark Ruffalo as Best Supporting Actor was drowned out by chatter about critic Armond White and director Darren Aronofsky.


BAFTA winners list dominated by Hurt Locker, Brits

I've been recently reminded that the BAFTA's were this weekend, and so I bring to you the complete list of winners from the British award show below.
THE HURT LOCKER stormed its competition with six wins, and British actors Colin Firth and Carey Mulligan beat out their American competition. A little home field bias perhaps?
I'm glad to see MOON pop up on the list, even if it is just "Best British Debut." AVATAR...


Disney's A Christmas Carol Coming to Cannes

Christmas will come to the Croisette, when Jim Carrey, Colin Firth, director Robert Zemeckis, and producers Steve Starkey and Jack Rapke from Disney's A Christmas Carol kick off the holiday season early at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, May 18. They will unveil the first look ever in 3-D of the classic Dickens tale as re-envisioned by director Robert Zemeckis.


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