Strong showings for "Eighth Grade" and "You Were Never Really Here" highlight the Independent Spirit Award nominations                Review: Round-Up: "At Eternity's Gate", "The Clovehitch Killer", "Jonathan", and "The Last Race"                "Green Book" is a crowd pleaser of the highest order and a definite Oscar contender                Steve McQueen and a phenomenal ensemble cast help make "Widows" look effortless                "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" offers something for every type of Coen Brothers fan                Updated Academy Award predictions for early November                Review Round-Up: "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch", "El Angel" "The Long Dumb Road", and "Outlaw King"                Taking a look at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders                "The Front Runner" is a terrific and timely film for right around Election Day                Hollywood Film Awards Marked the Launch of Awards Season                Taking a first crack at Golden Globe predictions                “The Favourite” and “The Front Runner”: Films to see in November                Awkwafina to Host 22nd Hollywood Film Awards                Review Round-Up: "Bodied", "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms", and "The Other Side of the Wind"                Rosamund Pike is a force to be reckoned with in "A Private War"        

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“The King’s Speech,” now on DVD, honored in New York

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Oscar winner for Best Picture, Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” continues to collect accolades, particularly from an organization that has praised the film’s message from day one. The Stuttering Foundation and The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children recently honored the film at a gala event in[...]

Stuttering Reigns King at the Oscars

HollywoodNews.com: Jane Fraser, president, The Stuttering Foundation (www.stutteringhelp.org), issued the following reaction to the Oscar awards: “It is an eloquently golden night for people who stutter. The King’s Speech has been a godsend for the entire stuttering community. “Tom Hooper gave us an inspirational hero, David Seidler gave us an impassioned[...]

Oscars: Special-interest groups speak out on “Speech,” “True Grit”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 83rd Annual Academy Awards will be held this Sunday, Feb. 27. Ballots have been turned in, so there isn’t much more we can do regarding the lengthy awards race except sit back, wait … and see what a few special interest groups have to say about[...]

Oscars: Stuttering Foundation tosses awards support behind “King’s Speech”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Stuttering Foundation has been a vocal supporter of Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” ever since the movie premiered last year. “Since its debut, The King’s Speech has provided context for understanding the plight of those who stutter,” said Jane Fraser, president of The Stuttering Foundation, in[...]

‘The King’s Speech’ gets a Hero’s Welcome

HollywoodNews.com: Jane Fraser, president, The Stuttering Foundation (www.stutteringhelp.org), issued the following reaction to today’s Oscar nominations: “The Stuttering Foundation gives a hero’s welcome to The King’s Speech, which has brought overwhelmingly positive attention to the plight of people who stutter. The King’s Speech, with its 12 Academy Award nominations, including[...]

The King’s Speech ‘More Than Entertainment to People Who Stutter’

Hollywoodnews.com: Jane Fraser, president of The Stuttering Foundation (www.stutteringhelp.org), issued the following reaction to tonight’s “Golden Globe Awards”: “A tsunami called The King’s Speech has turned our world upside down,” said Jane Fraser, president of The Stuttering Foundation. “This movie has done in one fell swoop what we’ve been working on[...]