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Tag: Colin Firth
May 3, 2012 | 12:21 pm
February 27, 2011 | 11:05 pm
1. DO be impeccable, appropriate, and delightful. Colin Firth, always understated, accepting for Best Actor, “I have a feeling my career has just peaked.” You just can’t help rooting for him.
2. DON’T get too excited and lose control of yourself. Spontaneity is important but...
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February 18, 2011 | 12:46 pm
January 27, 2011 | 9:02 pm
Everyone must see “The King’s Speech!” This is a film about courage, inner strength, perseverance and finding one’s voice and one Self. It is about showing up even in the face of overwhelming odds, and about the value of true friendship.
It’s a true story based on the life...