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34 min ago | TIME.com

Cranky Guy: Why I Skipped the Toronto Film Festival This Year

TIME's movie critic explains the reasons he didn't make his annual pilgrimage to North America's most influential film bash The Toronto International Film Festival concludes this weekend, having shown more than 300 features, hosted many swank parties for Hollywood royalty and lured most of the U.S. movie-critic establishment. So why did I miss TIFF for the first time in more than two decades? I could chalk it up to classic Cranky Guy.

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4 hrs ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

Piers Morgan has said people think he looks like Colin Firth

Piers Morgan has revealed that Americans can't tell the difference between him and Colin Firth - and the Oscar-winning actor is not so keen on the comparison. The former tabloid editor turned TV presenter revealed he approached Colin at the recent GQ awards to ask him about the rumour The King's Speech star is tipped to play him in a film about the hacking scandal.

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19 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Piers: Firth gets mistaken for me

Piers Morgan has revealed that Americans can't tell the difference between him and Colin Firth - and the Oscar-winning actor is not so keen on the comparison. The former tabloid editor turned TV presenter revealed he approached Colin at the recent GQ awards to ask him about the rumour The King's Speech star is tipped to play him in a film about the hacking scandal.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

BBC News

Toronto Film Festival 2014: Reporter's diary - Part 3

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival is widely considered to be start of the annual film awards season, serving as a high profile launch pad for movies that have gone on to receive Oscar glory. With films such as Slumdog Millionaire, The King's Speech and 12 Years a Slave picking up the festival's top award in recent years, the Toronto Film Festival is now one of the most important events in the industry calendar.

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The Northern Scot

Moray's seamstress to the stars

THE seamstress behind the Great Moray Sewing Bee has many claims to fame, not least that she has had her hands inside Colin Firth's trousers. Nina Roberts worked on the actor's costume for his 2010 Oscar-winning portrayal of King George VI in 'The King's Speech'.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Daily Beast

Oscar's Battle of the Brits

With their towering performances in a pair of biopics, Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game and Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything , the two lads are earning serious awards buzz out of Toronto. For the uninitiated, the Toronto International Film Festival is, aside from being one of the largest, most overwhelming film fests in the world, fertile ground for Oscar bait.

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Related Topix: Hawking, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, The Social Network

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hellomagazine.com

Celebrity birthdays: Colin Firth turns 54

Happy birthday, Colin Firth ! As the charming actor turns 54, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Colin and you... This is what Colin, who is a Virgo , can be expecting today: Think of the folk who sit around watching and telling tales of derring-do. What do these admirers of adventure need? Tales to tell! Heroes to worship! Stories that have a real ring of truth to them in the way that they celebrate how an ordinary person's courage can conquer injustice and bring so much welcome change.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Los Angeles Times

TIFF 2014: Eddie Redmayne's Stephen Hawking transformation

Barely an hour after a crowd roared its admiration at his Toronto International Film Festival world premiere, "The Theory of Everything" actor Eddie Redmayne had swung by the after-party for his movie and amiably hung out with some friends and also the occasional reporter. I talked to him for just a few minutes, and in that time he spoke about the work he did for the character openly but unassumingly, a balance that's much harder to strike at these events than it sounds.

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Related Topix: Hawking, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Theater, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

Stuff.co.nz

Newest royal baby has chance at the throne

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George and Lupo the cocker spaniel, and Tilly the retriever during a visit to the Middleton residence in 2013. While the baby brother or sister who follows Prince George is thought unlikely to become sovereign, plenty of second born siblings have ended up on the throne.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Independent

Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Benedict Cumberbatch is odds-on to be nominated for an Oscar for his brilliant turn as Alan Turing, the Second World War code-breaker who in 1951 was convicted for gross indecency over a homosexual act.

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ContactMusic.com

Geoffrey Rush Is Latest Star To Land King Lear Role

Geoffrey Rush has become the latest star to land the role of King Lear in another new production of William Shakespeare's tragedy. The King's Speech star has signed up for the title role in the play which will by staged by the Sydney Theatre Company in his native Australia next year .

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Stourbridge author's best-selling story set to hit the big screen

HOLLYWOOD'S take on the bestselling debut novel by Stourbridge author SJ Watson is finally set to hit the big screen this week. Before I Go To Sleep, starring Oscar-winners Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth, opens at cinemas across the country on Friday - having already been given a big thumbs up by the Black Country author himself.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Metro

Before I Go To Sleep: 9 reasons Colin Firth is joy to watch

The quintessential British nice guy of film first landed on many people's radar when he jumped in a lake for the Pride and Prejudice TV adaptation back in 1995. Now, in Before I Go to Sleep, Firth plays Ben, the husband of an amnesiac who struggles to cope with her illness, an incredibly complex role in which he is sure to shine.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Penarth Times

Colin Firth says he would like to return to TV

Colin Firth says he'd love to head back to the small screen - if he was offered a meaty enough role.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

First Winchester Poetry Festival to take place this month

Over three days, the cream of Hampshire's poetic talent will be centre stage. Thirty poets will visit the city, participating in a total of 26 events.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

The Best of 2010: 'The King's Speech'

This is apparently a very sensitive subject for current Queen Elizabeth II who lived to see these events as a young girl.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Stourbridge author's best-selling story set to hit the big screen

HOLLYWOOD'S take on the bestselling debut novel by Stourbridge author SJ Watson is finally set to hit the big screen this week.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Eyes Wide Shut, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman

Daily Mail

Mr Darcy's soaking shirt left my wife cold, says Colin Firth: Actor ...

Mr Darcy's soaking shirt left my wife cold, says Colin Firth: Actor says he never understood what all the fuss was about It is an image few women will forget in a hurry - Colin Firth and his wet shirt as Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Mr Darcy's soaking shirt left my wife cold, says Colin Firth: Actor ...

Mr Darcy's soaking shirt left my wife cold, says Colin Firth: Actor says he never understood what all the fuss was about It is an image few women will forget in a hurry - Colin Firth and his wet shirt as Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WBIW-AM Bedford

September Is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Though a library card is easy to obtain, it is one of the most valuable cards to own.

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