The King's Speech Leads BAFTA Nominations

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA's) Orange British Film Awards is the British equivalent of the Oscars, so these nominations are pretty big deal across the pond.

The King's Speech brought in the most nominations with 14 - including Best Actor for Colin Firth, Best Supporting Actor for Geoffrey Rush, and Best Supporting Actress for Helena Bonham Carter.

King George VI Practicing His Speech

It's not surprising that British film The King's Speech leads the pack at a British award show.

Black Swan got 12 nods, Inception received nine, and 127 Hours and True Grit each got eight.

It will be interesting to see how closely these nominations resemble the Oscar nominations due out on January 25. 

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The King's Speech Quotes

Lionel Logue: Do you know any jokes?
King George VI: ...Timing isn't my strong suit.

Lionel Logue: What was your earliest memory?
King George VI: I'm not... -here to discuss... -personal matters.
Lionel Logue: Why are you here then?
King George VI: Because I bloody well stammer!

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