“The King’s Speech” was crowned best picture Sunday at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation. The monarchy drama won an expected four Oscars, and predictable favorites claimed acting honors.
This Academy Awards season seems all over but the coronation.
“The King’s Speech” won top prizes from Hollywood actors and directors, securing its standing as the film to beat at the Feb. 27 Oscars.
The British monarchy saga “The King’s Speech” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.