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The King’s Speech
This year’s big Oscar winner was a “moving story of courage and friendship,” said The Kansas City Star. Colin Firth earned his first Academy Award as England’s King George VI, who overcame a severe stammer with the help of an eccentric speech therapist, played by Geoffrey Rush.
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Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart are “exceptional” as parents struggling with the death of their 4-year-old son, said the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Adapting his own play, screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire presents grief as an “intricate tapestry” that weaves deep emotions into the everyday.
Writer-director Sofia Coppola “paints a pensive, intimate portrait” of a father and daughter residing at the legendary Chateau Marmont, said the Calgary Herald. Stephen Dorff stars as a Hollywood bad boy who grows up when his 11-year-old daughter (Elle Fanning) comes to live with him.
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