October 27, 2016
        "The Circle" and "The Lost City of Z": Which potential 2016 contenders got bumped to 2017?                Natalie Portman, Janelle Monáe, Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez, Stacy Keach at Hollywood Film Awards                Viola Davis will be campaigned in Best Supporting Actress for "Fences"                Mel Gibson to be Honored with the Hollywood Director Award at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Michael Moore drops a surprise new film with "Michael Moore in TrumpLand"                Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for October                Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris, Lily Collins get Honors at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                "Manchester by the Sea" leads the Gotham Award nominations                Tom Ford, Marc Platt and Kenneth Lonergan to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Tom Cruise is in his action hero comfort zone with "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back"                "Moonlight" could be A24's big Oscar horse this year                Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera with "American Pastoral"                Hollywood Contenders: A second crack at Golden Globe predictions for 2016                "The Accountant" seeks to help give Ben Affleck another blockbuster                85 countries will be competing for Best Foreign Language Feature nominations at the Oscars        

‘The King’s Speech’ on the road to Oscars

HollywoodNews.com: Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” starring Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, and Geoffrey Rush has already made its first step towards the road to Oscars.

The film won the People’s Choice Award at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, which is voted on by festivalgoers who rank each film on a scale of one-to-five at all public screenings. This award just further confirms that Hooper’s got a serious awards contender on his hands and will be a strong player in the upcoming awards race.

Other winners at TIFF include:

Cadillac People’s Choice Award For Documentary: Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie
Runner-up: Nostalgia for the Light

Cadillac People’s Choice Award For Midnight Madness: Stake Land
Runner-up: Fubar II

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Special Presentations Section: L’Amour Fou

Prizes of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Discovery Section: Beautiful Boy

City of Toronto and Astral Media’s The Movie Network Award Award For Best Canadian Feature Film: Incendies

SKYY Vodka Award For Best Canadian First Feature Film: High Cost of Living

Award For Best Canadian Short Film: Les fleurs de l’âge

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