Tweeted on Twitter ( Nov 28 update)

Topics that caught my eye on Twitter and elsewhere: The King's Speech, Sherlock Holmes 2, Water for Elephants, Marilyn, Royal Weddings, "Two Sirs with Love", Upstairs, Downstairs and a video for Downton Abbey...

I loved reading about the close friendship that developed between Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush while filming A King' Speech: "Apparently, their closeness continued after the cameras stopped. Firth, 50, confesses to being in mourning after Rush, 59, whose scenes were shot first so he could run off to another commitment, left him in the lurch. "Yes, Geoffrey had to go do some meaningless play, which is his true calling," he says. Even Bonham Carter could not console him. "Helena, who I adore, was constantly going, 'Well, I'm not Geoffrey.' " [source]

Promo pics of the charming Claire Foy in Upstairs, Downstairs

New promo image for Water for Elephants
with Rob Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz

New image for Sherlock Holmes 2
(Noomi Rapace, Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law)

New image of Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe for My Week with Marilyn

Marie Antoinette, Queen Alexandra, Grace Kelly
Slide show: Expat Royal Brides (with a commentary rating the success or lack of...)

L-R: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip (1947)
Prince William at Prince Andrew's wedding (1986)
Peter Phillips and Autumn Kelly (2008)
See Royal Wedding Slide show at

I'm a fan of fashion which features black and white so...
had to stop and admire these dresses on Kate Middleton.

"Two Sirs, with Love" wished for William & Kate
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Tom Jones when questioned, have both said
they would be honoured to provide music for the impending royal nuptials.

And last but not least, I loved this great tribute video
made by Emily Roberts of Downton Abbey
[watch till the end to see Maggie Smith's weekend quote!]


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