Q&A When and why did you start singing? When I was a kid… I come from a musical family, and so music has always been a part of who I am. But I got serious about singing in high school when people told me girls would think I was cute. So my love for singing began there, really. Which singer inspired you most when you were young and which singer do you most admire? Oh gosh … [Read more...] about Lawrence Brownlee answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… singers’ edition!
"There are no young people in it, there's no sex, there's no violence, no car chases and there's no action and no vampires. "Watching two middle-aged men in a room talking, slowly becoming friends, is not exactly a pitch you put out there if you want a film to tear it up at the box office. It's only now that a bit of time has gone by that I can appreciate how extraordinary … [Read more...] about Colin Firth on why The King’s Speech should have been a flop – no sex and no vampires
The story of King George VI's struggle to overcome a stammer, aided by his devoted wife, dominated the Orange British Academy Film Awards. Colin Firth continued his winning streak by taking the best actor prize for his portrayal of the reluctant monarch. Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush won the supporting actor categories. reports Anita Singh in The … [Read more...] about The King’s Speech, Colin Firth and Natalie Portman – so no surprises at this year’s BAFTAs