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Oliver Stone Novel ‘A Child’s Night Dream’ Helmed By Sean Stone

EXCLUSIVE: A Child’s Night Dream, the novel that Oliver Stone wrote at age 19, has been adapted and will be directed by his son, Sean Stone. Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films CEOs Randall Emmett and George Furla have green lit the film for an April production start. Show More Summary

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Had No Idea Who Edward Snowden Was Until He Played Him

The Hollywood Reporter recently published a roundtable with a group of actors, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who played the titular role in Oliver Stone’s Snowden this year. However, as Gordon-Levitt revealed very early on in this interview, he had no idea who Edward Snowden — the former NSA contractor turned whistleblower who revealed the extent of the government’s ... More »

Oliver Stone praises Castro, blames Obama for the "hole we're in"

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Oliver Stone calls Fidel Castro a symbol for independence, blames Obama for "the hole we're in" and asks the Daily News to play nice.

Oliver Stone Reminds Filmmakers: 'You Can Be Critical Of Your Government'

Iconoclastic director/provocateur Oliver Stone was presented with the Gotham Award Tribute at the Gotham Awards last night. He told young filmmakers during his acceptance speech, "I’d point out to those of you who are struggling to be...Show More Summary

Oliver Stone Asks Filmmakers To Stay Independent: 'You Can Be Critical of Your Government'

When Oliver Stone was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the Gotham Independent Film Awards Monday night, he had some advice for the young filmmakers in the crowd. "I’d point out to those of you who are struggling to be independent and to stay independent, that’s the hard part, staying independent," ... More »

Vladimir Putin Tells Oliver Stone Why Russia Feels Obliged to Take Countermeasures Against NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin took another swipe at NATO expansion and said Russia should implement “countermeasures” to halt any expansion of Western facilities designed to deter Russian forces. Putin made the comments in U.S. director...Show More Summary

Such Silence by Mary Oliver

As deep as I ever went into the forest I came upon an old stone bench, very, very old, and around it a clearing, and beyond that rees taller and older than I had ever seen. Such silence. It really wasn’t so far from a town, but it seemed all the clocks in the world had stopped counting. So it was hard to suppose the usual rules applied. Show More Summary

Sense Memory: "Platoon" Through a Veteran's Eyes

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, The Cinefamily in Los Angeles will show Oliver Stone's "Platoon", with a discussion afterward between RogerEbert.com contributor Sam Fragoso, myself, and RogerEbert.com contributor Jim Beaver, a film historian, actor and Vietnam veteran. Show More Summary

Oliver Stone, Poet of the Id: "The Hand" revisited

Friday, November 4, 2016, The Cinefamily in Los Angeles is showing Oliver Stone's 1981 horror film "The Hand." RogerEbert.com contributor Sam Fragoso is moderating. Details are here. The theater is showing Stone's "Platoon" the following...Show More Summary

Shakespeare meets Oliver Stone in 'The Tragedy of JFK'

Friends, readers, theatergoers, lend me your eyes; I come to praise “The Tragedy of JFK (as told by Wm Shakespeare)” at the Skylight Theatre, not to bury it. Daniel Henning’s adaptation of “Julius Caesar” is an audacious new production from the Blank Theatre Company, one that inventively maps Shakespeare’s...

Trump sent ‘Wall Street 2? producer insane email over how he should be filmed

last monthHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

His cameo in the Oliver Stone movie was eventually scrapped over Trump's insane demands and poor performance.

Here's everything coming to Netflix in November that you need to watch

While it's sad to see some memorable titles leaving Netflix in November, there's also some great stuff coming to the streaming giant. Richard Linklater’s Oscar-winning “Boyhood” is coming, as well as Oliver Stone’s classic “The Doors,”...Show More Summary

Here are the ridiculous instructions the media has to follow to film Donald Trump

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The Absurd Instructions for Filming Donald Trump In 2010, Donald Trump agreed to do a cameo appearance in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Trump has appeared in lots of movies before, but this was one of his first cameos since becoming an entertainment icon on the strength of...

Here Are the Absurd Instructions for Filming Donald Trump in Your Movie

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

In 2010, Donald Trump agreed to do a cameo appearance in Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Trump has appeared in lots of movies before, but this was one of his first cameos since becoming an entertainment icon on the strength of The Apprentice. Show More Summary

The Veil, A Powerful Peter Gabriel Song Written Specifically for the Oliver Stone Film ‘Snowden’

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

“The Veil” is an incredibly powerful song by Peter Gabriel that was written specifically for the Oliver Stone film Snowden. While both director and subject are known to be polarizing figures, Gabriel has never backed down from a cause in which he firmly believes and stated that he was happy to be a part of […]

If Snowden wants leniency, he should return to the U.S. and make his case

To the editor: Luke Harding’s “The Snowden Files,” the inspiration for the Oliver Stone film “Snowden,” reveals Edward Snowden’s personality to be a confused mix of ardent patriotism and self-absorption. And it leaves Snowden now in a self-created limbo in Russia. (“Make a deal to bring Edward...

What actor did JFK want to play the role of JFK in "PT 109" — the movie about JFK's WWII heroics?

Hint: It was the same actor who was also asked — by Oliver Stone and later by Ron Howard — to play the role of Richard Nixon. He didn't play Nixon because he "was not treated compassionately" — even though "I think I was on his enemies...Show More Summary

"Snowden Is a Hero": Boys Noize on Giving Oliver Stone's Film Its Electronic Pulse

"I'm really into technology," says Alex Ridha, the man known to electronic dance music fans as Boys Noize. "I always update my studio with the newest [gear]. I get easily bored with sounds. So how can I motivate myself to make new music? It always has to do with new...

“I’m Very Scared”: Oliver Stone Talks Snowden & Digital Security in BitTorrent Interview

“Here’s why I make movies. I don’t like lies.” – Oliver Stone Over the course of a career that now stretches nearly as long as J.F.K’s life span, Oliver Stone has been relentlessly driven to make movies with real world impact, and his latest venture, Snowden, is a story for our times. In many ways,...

Oliver Stone’s U.S.-Russia Warning

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Oscar-winning director of Snowden opens up about allegations of Russian hacking against the U.S., evil Hillary, and how Obama can prove hes human by pardoning Snowden.

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