I usually don't care a hoot about the Oscars.
But this year, I am very pleased about the triumph of the King's Speech. People have said it was boring, conservative, pro-monarchy, historically inaccurate (and a French journalist here is saying even worse, but that's typical arrogant, bitter jealousy from the French who are more and more excluded from the world's stage and culture thanks to their own stupidity: http://www.lemonde.fr/cinema/article/2011/02/01/le-discours-d-un-roi-comment-faire-un-roi-d-un-prince-begue_1473550_3476.html#ens_id=1481878
the only "French" thing they could find at the Oscars was the fact that Natalie Portman's fiance is a French dancer... That made me laugh...)
I loved the movie even though I am a republican, a very liberal and modern person. I love history, in particular British history. I loved the simplicity of the movie. I found it poignant. I am also very pleased that a British movie and British actors have won Oscars.
Well done to Natalie Portman too, her performance in Black Swan was fantastic - and I appreciate the amount of work she has put in in order to play dancer Nina.
A special mention for Trent Reznor, winner of the best soundtrack: he and his music have a very special place in my heart... He deserves it. Not bad for a "
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