Hitchens to The Kings Speech screenwriter: You’re a dupe for the royal family. – By Christopher Hitchens – Slate Magazine
The battle of words continues. In my January 29, 2011 post, Christopher announced that The King’s Speech was a “good movie” but “very bad history.” Not surprising, Christopher received a rebuttal which he eagerly embraced with his latest volley.
In other quarters, the battle is deeply personal. Sometimes words do not come easily.
“Once in a while a movie comes around that really speaks to you. For Joe Moglia, chairman of online broker TD Ameritrade and head coach of the Omaha Nighthawks pro football team, that movie was “The King’s Speech.” Moglia says he broke down in tears when he watched the Oscar-nominated movie about the 20th century British monarch who struggled for years with stuttering.”
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