It’s A Date!

Saturday found us going out to the movies for a date! With all the Oscar buzz about the movie “The King’s Speech” around, Hubby and I decided to go to see that, as they were playing it locally! We arrived a good 10 minutes before the film was set to start, which is usually filled with previews for upcoming movies, but the line was so long, I started to worry about actually getting in before the movie started.

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We got our seats with just moments to spare, and the movie started right up. I knew the movie would be good, but I never expected it to be GREAT!

From the first moment until the closing credits, I was glued to the screen. The three major characters, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) and Lionel Logue, played respectfully by, Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush, were so believable, and brought me immediately into their story.

In fact, when we left the theater, we had more questions about that time in history, and immediately started doing research when we got home.

So if you’re looking to catch up on a movie and want a recommendation, “The King’s Speech” gets my vote as, perhaps, the best movie of the year. I will also go one further and say that Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter all deserve Oscars!

5 thoughts on “It’s A Date!”

  1. Thanks for the tip ! It will probably take some time until it arrives in Europe because they first translate the film in all languages mostly with subtitles but sometimes also in French (or German, or Italian or whatever) but I love to see movies of the English Royal family, history and romance ! Have you seen “THE QUEEN”, that was a very good movie too.

  2. OOOO – I can’t wait to see it, too. I’m hoping – this coming weekend. That is such a great cast. :-)s

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