Reel Images | Madea’s Big Happy Family

7 02 2011

Here are latest two parody posters from Tyler Perry as he continues to spoof this year’s Best Picture Oscar nominees. Perry takes aim at the British nominee, The King’s Speech with, what else, The Queen’s Speech. Wonder what Perry has in store for Toy Story 3, The Kids Are All Right and Inception? Read the rest of this entry »

“King” Leads Oscar Field with 12 Nominations!

25 01 2011

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced this morning and while they were some mild surprises, the choices were predictable for the most part. The true story of the Queen of England’s father and his remarkable friendship with maverick Australian speech therapist, The King’s Speech led the field with 12 nominations. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | The King’s Speech

10 12 2010

by Kam Williams

Colin Firth Delivers Nonpareil Performance as Reluctant Monarch with Speech Impediment
When England’s King George V (Michael Gambon) passed away in 1936, he was first succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII (Guy Pearce). But Edward would abdicate less than a year into his reign, capitulating to the mounting public pressure to pick between the throne and his scandalous plans to marry his mistress, Wallis Simpson (Eve Best), a two-time divorcee’ and an American to boot. Read the rest of this entry »