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Bonham Carter: 'Firth Will Win An Oscar'

15th December 2010

HELENA BONHAM CARTER is convinced her THE KING'S SPEECH co-star COLIN FIRTH is heading for glory at the upcoming Academy Awards, insisting the actor will be nominated for an Oscar and he "will win".Firth received...

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Firth Turns His Back On Political Party

15th December 2010

COLIN FIRTH has withdrawn his support for Britain's Liberal Democrat party after they helped push through a controversial rise in U.K. student tuition fees.The Bridget Jones's Diary actor supported the party's leader Nick Clegg throughout...

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Colin Firth Had A Stammer After Filming The King's Speech

15th December 2010

Colin Firth couldn't stop himself stammering for two months after filming 'The King's Speech'. The British actor had to affect a speech impediment for his role as King George VI in his latest film, and...

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The King's Speech Leads Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2010

'The King's Speech' has received seven Golden Globe award nominations. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, the movie - which tells the tale of a king suffering from a speech impediment -...

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Firth Is New Oscar Nominee Favourite After L.a. Critics Win

13th December 2010

British actor COLIN FIRTH sparked a fresh Oscars buzz on Sunday (12Dec10) when he was awarded the Best Actor prize by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for his role in THE KING'S SPEECH.The star...

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Colin Firth's Physical Struggle With Role

12th December 2010

Colin Firth's latest role was a "physical battle".The 50-year-old actor stars in 'The King's Speech' as King George VI and found playing the stammering monarch made him so tense he suffered from headaches and trapped...

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Firth's Speech Still Affected By Movie Stammer

10th December 2010

COLIN FIRTH has been struggling to control his speech since playing stammering British monarch King George VI, because the stutter returns every time he thinks about his character.The British actor's turn in The King's Speech...

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Firth Pretends To Be Posh

10th December 2010

British actor COLIN FIRTH happily plays upper-class roles to keep him in work - but insists his genteel accent is fake.Firth is renowned for playing posh parts after his role as aristocrat Mr Darcy in...

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Colin Firth Devoted To Wife

8th December 2010

Colin Firth's heart belongs to his wife.The 'King's Speech' actor is flattered when he receives attention from other women but insists he will always be devoted to his Italian wife Livia Giuggioli - the mother...

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Firth's Wife Keeps Him Down To Earth

7th December 2010

COLIN FIRTH credits his wife LIVIA with keeping him grounded throughout his Hollywood career, insisting his stable home life helps him "remain sane as an actor".The Bridget Jones's Diary star shuns glitzy showbiz parties and...

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6th December 2010

"You get to play all your life. It can be a little hard on people living with you when you are stuck in that mentality because other people do need to get on with life....

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The King's Speech Storms Bifas

6th December 2010

COLIN FIRTH's new movie THE KING'S SPEECH swept the board at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) on Sunday (05Dec10), landing five top trophies at the glitzy event.The picture, which tells the story of British...

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The King's Speech Dominates Independent Film Awards

6th December 2010

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at last night's (05.12.10) Moet British Independent Film Awards.The Tom Hopper-directed drama about the stuttering British King George VI, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter...

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Colin Firth Lost Money On A Single Man

30th November 2010

Colin Firth "lost money" making 'A Single Man'. The 50-year-old actor - who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of a professor considering suicide because of the death of his long-term boyfriend -...

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Colin Firth Says Being Middle Aged Makes Acting More Interesting

29th November 2010

Colin Firth, the 50-year-old British actor and OSCAR nominee, says he is happy being middle aged and feels it makes his roles he plays more interesting. The actor, whose biggest movies include 'Pride and Prejudice',...

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Colin Firth Doesn't Think Acting Is An Adult Job

29th November 2010

Colin Firth doesn't feel like acting is a "job for grown-ups". The 'King's Speech' star is unsure if he would choose to follow a career in Hollywood if he had made the decision later in...

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Colin Firth Happy To Play The Fool

29th November 2010

Colin Firth "relished making a fool" out of himself when filming 'Mamma Mia'. The British actor appeared alongside other A-list stars including Pierce Brosnan and Meryl Streep in the romantic musical film - based on...

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Movie Reviews The King's Speech

26th November 2010

Amid all the hoopla surrounding an abundance of big-budget movies occupying theater marquees this weekend, a small film called The King's Speech , being released only in Los Angeles and New York, is quietly garnering...

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25th November 2010

"You can't research it because you can't hang around with kings. I would love to have had control of the country for a week or so." Actor COLIN FIRTH jokes about preparing for his role...

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Colin Firth's Lucky Film Career

25th November 2010

Colin Firth's successful movie career is down to "dumb luck".The 'King's Speech' actor thinks much of his success - and talk of Oscars for his portrayal of Britain's stuttering King George VI - is just...

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Firth Battled Sickness On King's Speech Set

25th November 2010

COLIN FIRTH struggled through the filming of his new movie THE KING'S SPEECH as he battled ill health on set.The British actor plays stuttering monarch King George VI opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the critically...

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23rd November 2010

"It's true, I'm very associated with this English stereotype, but I don't think that exists except in the roles I play. I feel very connected to America. My mother grew up there and I spent...

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22nd November 2010

"I've always liked Massive Attack. My generation, living in the city in Britain, I think this music is very eloquent of that feel, of that vibe. It's nocturnal, it is urban. I think some people...

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20th November 2010

"He made such an impact on that film and I think I got an awful lot of acting credit for what was in fact a music cue from him... I've never felt so completely that...

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Palm Springs Festival Tips Portman And Firth For Oscars

16th November 2010

The Oscar buzz surrounding NATALIE PORTMAN and COLIN FIRTH has intensified with news the pair will be awarded the top prizes at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.The actors have received rave reviews for...

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Firth Happy To Let Kids See New Film, Despite Expletive

9th November 2010

COLIN FIRTH will have no problems showing his two young children his new film THE KING'S SPEECH - even though his royal character uses the 'F' word in the movie.The actor campaigned for a better...

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The King's Speech Leads Bifas

1st November 2010

COLIN FIRTH's new movie THE KING'S SPEECH looks set to dominate the 13th annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) after scoring a massive eight nominations.The movie, which tells the story of British monarch George VI...

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26th October 2010

COLIN FIRTH's new movie THE KING'S SPEECH is to open the seventh Dubai International Film Festival in December (10). The British actor and co-stars Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter are expected to attend the...

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Colin Firth's 'Appalling' Stage Fright

25th October 2010

Colin Firth suffers from "appalling" stage fright.The 'King's Speech' actor - who stars as King George VI, a famous stutterer in the Top Hooper-directed project - reveals the last time he starred in the Donmar...

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