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The King's Speech

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

November 26, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Tom Hooper

Starring :

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Jennifer Ehle, Guy Pearce, Derek Jacobi, Timothy Spall, Michael Gambon, Claire Bloom, Eve Best, Anthony Andrews

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..well-wrought, enjoyably amusing inspirational drama that successfully humanizes..”
by J. Hoberman [Village Voice]
4 of 5

“..real popular hit at the London film festival..”
by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]
5 of 5

“..one of the most accessibly entertaining films of its kind in years..”
by Pete Hammond [Box Office Magazine]
“..no king of England had a more American success story..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
2 of 4

“..manages to spit out merely high-minded sitcom uplift..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
“..history lightly..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
3 of 5

“..heart-warming effort..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
“..has nicely paved the way with long therapy sessions, conversations and comic fights between its couple..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 5

“..featuring terrific performances..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
Review rate : A-

“..far from a boring Brit drama or stuffy period piece, this immensely satisfying film sparkles with wit and charm..”
by Matt Stevens [E! Online]
3.5 of 4

“..digs vibrant human drama out of the dry dust of history..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]

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