The King's Speech Receiving Lots of Praise

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Colin Firth has been in the news a lot lately.  He is receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has also received countless nominations for his role in the film, The King's Speech.

The film follows King George VI as he tries to gain confidence and overcome his stammering to show England and the world he is a capable leader.  He enlists the help of an eccentric speech therapist to overcome his challenges. 

Here's the trailer for you enjoyment!

The King's Speech has been nominated for countless awards, such as the British Independent Film Awards for best picture; and the the Satellite Awards for best original screenplay.

In the meantime, enjoy some of The Kings Speech quotes and make sure to check it out in theaters!

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!

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

Queen Elizabeth: [Using the name "Mrs. Johnson"] My husband's work involves a great deal of public speaking.
Lionel Logue: Then he should change jobs.
Queen Elizabeth: He can't.
Lionel Logue: What is he, an indentured servant?
Queen Elizabeth: Something like that.

The King's Speech, directed by Tom Hopper, is in theaters now.  If you haven't seen it, you should!  It's worth it - Firth is fabulous!

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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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