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

yesterdayNews : 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

3 weeks 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

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

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

last monthOdd : 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 [...]

A.M. Links: Obama Seeks $1 Billion to 'Reassure' Eastern Europe, Seattle Hikes Minimum Wage, NRA Calls Open Carry Protests 'Scary'

last monthNews : Reason

Seattle's city council unanimously approved a minimum wage hike to $15—more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25.  Oliver Stone will direct a movie about Edward Snowden, because of course he will.  President Obama is seeking up to $1 billion to support increased U.S. Show More Summary

Oliver Stone to tackle the Edward Snowden saga with THE SNOWDEN FILES!!

Oliver Stone will try to get his career back on track with THE SNOWDEN FILES Read the full article on AICN Hey Yo, Draven here. The Edward Snowden saga continues to unfold almost a year after he first began releasing confidential NSA documents. Show More Summary

The NSA Probably Knew Before All of Us That Oliver Stone Is Making an Edward Snowden Film

Hero? Spy? Vigilante? Villain? It’s still impossible to pinpoint exactly what the consensus is on Edward Snowden, but Oliver Stone is confident that the NSA leaker is a compelling enough subject to be the center of a biopic. The former...Show More Summary

Oliver Stone-den To Take On Edward Snowden In Biopic-oden

last monthOdd : Badass Digest

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