Tag Archives: Steven Zeitchik

TIFF ’10: Tom Hooper’s ‘King’s Speech’ declared an Oscar lock

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Strong buzz for Tom Hooper’s film created massive lines, and those hoping to rush the theater were left out in the cold. But plenty of others filled the seats at Roy Thompson Hall last night, and reaction to “King’s Speech” this morning is very strong … especially[...]

‘The Expendables’ is subtly patriotic but not nationalistic, says Bill O’Reilly

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It’s a common tactic brandished on the Right, and occasionally used by the Left, to create a straw-man argument and then bring on someone to validate or combat said viewpoint. Bill O’Reilly himself has been famous for his annual ‘War on Christmas’ series that seems to crop[...]

Why family films are better than the adult movies at the moment

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Here’s a novel idea: “Toy Story 3” is making bank because it’s the best big-studio movie of the year and audiences have already noticed. Steven Zeitchik of the “LA Times” is wrong. Audiences are not flocking to family films because of some rebellion against adult pictures. Audiences[...]