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The Kings Speech

Au Contraire: The King's Speech, Part III, A Fable

Glenn Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Glenn Young

The King's Speech is a diaphanous fairytale about a very real prince who must break free of his rigid, muzzling fairytale world to help rescue his country from a very real nightmare.

Want To Wear Wallis Simpson's Lingerie? Now You Can (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Wallis Simpson's lingerie, handbags, and luggage are being auctioned off in London on March 17, and we have the pictures. Perhaps the most famous di...

WATCH: Oscar Winning 'King's Speech' Gets Remixed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The video below is further proof that nothing is safe from being remixed. The creative minds behind Eclectic Method have taken the Oscar winner for B...

My Oscar Experience: Surprises and Southern Comfort in Los Angeles

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

On Sunday, I was in Los Angeles covering the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the Huffington Post. As I reported from the red carpet, I secretly held out hope that the night would come with huge surprises.

Shame at the Oscars

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Shame was all over the place at The Oscars: Anne Hathaway trying too hard; James Franco not trying hard enough; dead Bob Hope getting more laughs than...

A Golden Night for Britain

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nigel Sheinwald

I am confident that the success The King's Speech achieved Sunday night sets the scene for a year of success in the relationship between our two countries and our people.

My Oscars Diary as Royal Fever Hits Hollywood!

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Yvonne Yorke

Hollywood has gotten royal fever during Oscar week. Having long reigned as the queen of celebrity bridal designers, Vera and I naturally ended up chatting about the royal wedding dress.

From Hollywood to Wisconsin: A Good Day for Unions

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sally Kohn

From the almost-entirely unionized Oscar winners to the public workers in Wisconsin continuing their two-week sit-in for worker justice, Americans everywhere were hopefully reminded that unions make America great.

Are the Academy Awards Past Their Prime?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Maturity, it seems, might go a long way toward restoring the Oscars to their former glory after years of creative corrosion.

King's Speech Team Announces Sequel for Younger Audience

Roy Rivenburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Roy Rivenburg

Win an Oscar and fail to cash in with a sequel? Unheard of.

Stuttering Charity Gets A Boost From 'King's Speech' Oscar Buzz

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At the 2011 Academy Awards, "The King's Speech" stole the show, nabbing Oscars for Best Actor and Best Picture. The film's Oscar buzz has also helped...

Understanding Stuttering

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

In The King's Speech, Colin Firth portrays the stuttering, struggling King George VI. An estimated 3 million adults and children in the United States stutter.

POLL: Who Should Have Won Best Picture?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Oscars have come and gone leaving winners in a state of jubilee and nominees in the dust. While The King's Speech was pegged as this year's favor...

Colin Firth's Touching Acceptance Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

No stutter here. Just modesty and humor. Guess the lessons from Dr. Logue really did pay off. Colin Firth delivered a funny, humble acceptance speech...

Oscars 2011: The Triumph of Porky Pig

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Hello darlings, and welcome to my annual skewering of the Oscars show.

WATCH: Kimmel Spoofs 'The Kings Speech' With 'The President's Speech'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It didn't take any time at all for this year's Best Picture to be spoofed, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscars special and his parody of winning film...

Anatomy of Oscar: Nothing Gels, and No Surprises

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The show tried too hard to be topical, cute and tongue-in-cheek, and though it offered scattered moments of freshness at the start, it soon curdled.

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

The King's Speech and Me: After 6 Years of Speech Therapy, it's My Turn to Thank the Academy

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Larry Magid

Aside from finding The King's Speech thoroughly enjoyable, I loved it because it reminded me of my own struggles.

'The King's Speech' Wins Best Picture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

King George VI triumphed and made his speech, and now, the film made the biggest speech of the night: "The King's Speech" was crowned Best Picture at ...

The King Is Crowned Best Actor: Colin Firth Wins!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The King has been crowned. Colin Firth has taken home the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of King George VI in the hit film "The King'...

Best Director!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tom Hooper took home his first Oscar Sunday night for directing 'The King's Speech.' After congratulating his fellow nominees, Hooper thanked his act...

The Oscars: All The Big Winners!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It was film's biggest night, and after a year of box office battles, politicking and smaller statuettes, Hollywood immortality was handed out tonight....

Ed Koch Predicts the Oscar Winners

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

If justice is served in Hollywood tonight, the people and films I predict in this video are the ones who will take home Oscars.

Shhh! Here's Your Winning Oscar Ballot

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If you want to win the Oscar pool, why not use my ballot? If you triumph, you can lord it over your friends. If you lose, you can blame me. It's a win-win!