Los Angeles Times

Steven Zeitchik

Writer

Steven Zeitchik is a Los Angeles Times staff writer who has been covering film and the larger world of Hollywood for the paper since 2009, exploring the personalities, issues, content and consequences of both the creative and business (and, increasingly, digital) aspects of our screen entertainment. He previously covered entertainment beats at Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, has contributed arts and culture pieces to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the New York Times and has done journalistic tours of duty in Jerusalem and Berlin. While at The Times he has also reported stories in cities ranging from Cairo to Krakow, though Hollywood can still seem like the most exotic destination of all.

Recent Articles

  • Jodie Foster returns to Cannes, this time on a mission

    Jodie Foster returns to Cannes, this time on a mission

    Jodie Foster is a fan of "The Big Short." Just don't make too many comparisons between the Adam McKay zeitgeist picture and her new film, "Money Monster." Despite the obvious similarities — class resentments over a rigged financial system -- she says she feels that at bottom they're very different...

  • Woody Allen addresses Ronan Farrow fallout (sort of)

    Woody Allen addresses Ronan Farrow fallout (sort of)

    Cannes 2016: Ken Loach's 'I, Daniel Blake' wins Palme d'Or; Xavier Dolan takes Grand Prix May 22, 2016, 5:29 p.m. Amid the usual excitement and unusually heightened security, the 69th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the world premiere of Woody Allen's "Café Society," starring Jesse...

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