Colin Firth in 'The King's Speech'
We don’t want to jinx about anything, but Colin Firth might get the Oscar for the Best Actor for his role in ‘The King’s Speech’.
Of course that we think Colin should take an Oscar for any role he might have, but that’s just subjectivity.
Anyway, the film is about King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. King George assumed the throne of England after his brother, King Edward, abdicated to marry Wallis Simpson. George VI ruled throughout World War II, and he died of cancer several years after the war. He and Winston Churchill are given a lot of credit for defending England through the war.
So we have Colin, we have a story about the World War II, a story about a character trying to overcome a physical and/or psychological issue. So we have everything that the Academy loves. So give Colin the trophy!