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Posted on: June 6th, 2011 by David Burton No Comments

If you haven’t seen The King’s Speech yet at a movie theatre or haven’t bought the DVD version yet, or if you just want to see this Oscar winning picture again on the big screen you will have another chance this month. The Bytowne Cinema will be showing it on Monday and Tuesday June 27th and June 28th at 4:30 both days.

The Bytowne is the home of Ottawa’s international and independent movies since 1988 and is located at the corner of Rideau and Nelson Street. Check out their website for a complete listing of all their great shows.

Reminder: Movie Night, Friday March 11, 7pm

Posted on: March 8th, 2011 by Stewart No Comments

A reminder that this Friday at 7pm there will be a special screening of The King’s Speech at Ottawa Family Cinema. Winner of four Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay), this is an excellent opportunity to see this inspiring film– either for the first time, or to enjoy it again.


Movie’s Theme a Cause for Celebration

Posted on: March 8th, 2011 by Stewart No Comments

Local weekly newspaper EMC Ottawa West has interviewed OAPWS member Norm McEwen. The article provides details on our group and our fund-raising activities.


The King’s Speech

Posted on: January 14th, 2011 by Norm McEwen 1 Comment

For those of us who stutter, see the film again. Firth really learned the nuances, and not just the facial and verbal features of a PWS. Before and even part way through ‘therapy’, you see very little eye contact when he is talking to others, with the possible exception of his wife and children. (more…)

“A King’s Speech” on BBC Radio

Posted on: January 8th, 2011 by Stewart No Comments

David has forwarded this link of a BBC Radio play about King George VI’s preparation for his first royal broadcast in 1937. The play is about 45 minutes long, and will only be available to listen to online for the next 5 days.

The King’s Speech

Posted on: January 3rd, 2011 by Stewart No Comments

Official Trailer

Here’s the trailer for the movie that’s creating all kinds of buzz!:

Have you seen it yet?