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Imagining the Quentin Tarantino-Directed ‘Natural Born Killers’ That Could Have Been

Twenty years ago today, moviegoers had their first opportunity to take in Natural Born Killers, Oliver Stone’s bloody, grim, and broadly satiric take on serial killers, celebrity culture, and tabloid media. But those who sought out the film on more obscure grounds were in for a disappointment. Show More Summary

George W. Bush on Oliver Stone's W.: 'Funny, but kind of sad'

Oliver Stone's W. — a biopic of then-president George W. Bush in 2008 — drew scrutiny for its fictionalized depiction of a sitting president. Six years later, the movie is all but forgotten, but if Bill Clinton's recollections are accurate, Bush himself thought W. Show More Summary

Powers Update: Who is Detective Christian Walker?

Years ago when Oliver Stone was out promoting Natural Born Killers he was asked why he cast Juliette Lewis as the murdering Mallory. He said he had spoken to almost every working actress but Juliette Lewis was the only one that looked him in the eye and convinced him that she could kill him. I […]

Al Gore Sues Al-Jazeera For Every Last Penny Of Its Outlandish Current TV Bid

“Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good.” Who knew that former Democratic vice president Al Gore would embody that Oliver Stone movie mantra? Gore’s filed a lawsuit in Delaware against Al Jazeera America claiming its owners (the...Show More Summary

Even in sanctuary, Thai elephant couldn't avoid tusk poachers

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

BANGKOK (AP) — Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander," the manager of the conservation center where the animal was kept said Friday.

8 Insane Things From the Never-Made Oliver Stone/Arnold Schwarzenegger Planet of the Apes

In 1994, as Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers was being released, his producers Don Murphy and Jane Hamsher were looking for the trio's next project. (Hamsher recounts these events in her book...

Oliver Stone to join progressive politics cruise

Academy Award-winner Oliver Stone will be a guest speaker onboard a politics cruise.        

A Reappraisal of Oliver Stone's "Alexander: The Ultimate Cut"

When "Alexander," Oliver Stone's epic biopic chronicling the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, arrived in theaters in late 2004, it was the culmination of a long-cherished dream of the controversial filmmaker to bringShow More Summary

Alexander (Blu-ray) The Ultimate Cut

2 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Gordon Sullivan Quote: "No matter how much tinkering Oliver Stone does, Alexander will never be the equal of his best work."

Oliver Stone Selects Pro-Snowden Book to Shape Movie of Famed Leaker

Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden project is taking shape, and it appears the film will take a favorable look at the controversial whistleblower. Stone's film will be partly based on Time of the Octopus, a novel written by Snowden's Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena. Show More Summary

Oliver Stone's Disgraceful Tribute to Hugo Chávez

How the renowned director's latest film distorts history and whitewashes an authoritarian thug.

Books Promoting Stoning, Lashing, Loving 'Death More Than Life' Found at Islamic Elementary School

Books were found at the Islamic Olive Tree Primary School in Luton, England suggesting that stoning and lashing individuals were proper punishments for misbehavior, according to a UK government investigation. After an Ofsted (OfficeShow More Summary

Oliver Stone Options Novel by Edward Snowden's Lawyer for New Biopic

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The fictional novel 'Time of the Octopus' by Edward Snowden's lawyer Anatoly Kucherena will be used as source material for Oliver Stone's biopic. [...]

Oliver Stone Options Novel by Edward Snowden's Russian Lawyer

The filmmaker and his producing partner have acquired movie rights to "Time of The Octopus" by Anatoly Kucherena, set to be published later this year. read more

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Oliver Stone Making Edward Snowden Biopic

Oliver Stone will make a movie about Edward Snowden. Stone, who has been vocal in his support for Snowden, calling the former National Security Agency contractor a "hero," on Monday confirmed plans to adapt The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man. Show More Summary

Oliver Stone is making his own movie about the Edward Snowden saga

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Between W., Nixon, JFK, Born on the Fourth of July and Platoon, it's safe to say that Oliver Stone has a reputation as being a political film-maker. It shouldn't come as a surprise, therefore, to see that the director has signed up to helm a movie...

Alexander: The Ultimate Cut is the Real Final Cut for This Film

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since Oliver Stone released Alexander and what better way to celebrate the anniversary than with a never-before-seen cut of the epic film? Alexander: The Ultimate Cut is now available on Blu-ray and will offer … More » The post Alexander: The Ultimate Cut is the Real Final Cut for This Film appeared first on EveryJoe.

Oliver Stone to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘The Snowden Files’, A Book About Edward Snowden’s Whistleblowing

3 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Oliver Stone is set to write and direct a film based on the book The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by journalist Luke Harding. The Snowden Files follows the story of Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing and reporting by the Guardian of his disclosures. According to Variety, the movie is scheduled [...]

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