Friday Favorite: Favorite Scene – The King’s Speech

Do you ever get the impression that a movie gets all of its acclaim and awards because of one scene?  One good moment can elevate a movie from ordinary to extraordinary, and can make the rest of the film shine with reflected glow.  And while I don’t think The King’s Speech was such a hit because of this one scene, I still could see how someone could make that argument.  It’s rare that I wish while watching a film in the theater that I could rewind a scene and watch it over, but that was definitely the case with this scene.  Take a look:

This is one of those great scenes that remains funny no matter how many times I watch it, and in some ways it’s almost funnier and more random without context.  Continue reading