If I am King, where is my power? Can I form a government? Levy a tax? Declare a war? No! And yet I am the seat of all authority because they think that when I speak, I speak for them. But I can’t speak.
George VI (Colin Firth) in historical drama The King’s Speech (2013). Winner of Best Picture, it tells of how the future king used the unorthodox treatment of Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue to help him overcome his stammer.
Nicole: Do you secretly want to bang Chandry? Alan: Thank you. She has a boyfriend. Nicole: Who you threw out of the window! Alan: By accident!
Mackenzie Davis and Daniel Radcliffe in the 2013 indie romcom The F Word (What If? in some countries). The film centres on whether you can be friends with someone you wish to date but who is already in a serious relationship.
How much were you paying attention to the films in 2013? As ever, there was a wonderful mix of the great, bad and those that sloshed around in the middle. In the first of two parts, see how well you do in getting the six films below. As always, feel free to tell me what you think of any of the films you’ve seen or are keen to watch.