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Oliver Stone, director of the excellent Platoon, Heaven and Earth, and er... Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, will be honoured at the Shanghai International Film Festival. [ more › ]
Quote of the Day When I am speaking to students, I like to show them a still from the Oliver Stone movie Wall Street in which the masterful financier Gordon Gekko is talking on his cell phone, a Motorola DynaTac...
David Chase’s overly nostalgic and dull trip down memory lane has us yearning for the acid flashback version of Oliver Stone. Not Fade Away is so dominated by its pop music touchstone it crushes any attention to character and story. Not Fade Away (2012) dir. Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Julia Stone, Mr. Little Jeans, MNDR Song: Bombay Bicycle Club - Always Like This (HVOB Cover) (Oliver Koletzki Remix) [download here] What's so good? Bombay Bicycle Club‘s “Always Like This“ is easily my favorite track by the band. Show More Summary
Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: The role John C. McGinley ended up playing on Scrubs for nine seasons semi-famously called for a “John C. Show More Summary
It's one of the most iconic scenes in "Seinfeld" history -- the parody of the magic bullet scene from "JFK" -- but the question is... has Oliver Stone seen it?
Don't expect Oliver Stone to get handed a horror movie remake anytime soon. Stone, who actually dabbled in horror early in his career via films like The Hand and Seizure, told a panel of filmmakers April 17 that he won't be revisiting the genre. Show More Summary
Oliver Stone stole the show at CinemaCon’s Filmmakers Forum today, making the most challenging comments on a panel with fellow directors Sam Raimi and Guillermo del Toro. Too many movies are made to please audiences, copy each other, and lack a compelling story, Stone said at a session moderated by film critic Elvis Mitchell. Show More Summary
Updated below Filmmaker Oliver Stone is expected to visit Tehran in the near future to negotiate arrangements for a film about Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian press reported last week. “We have announced that he has asked for permission to travel to Iran for direct negotiations and to plan the project,” one official told [...]Show More Summary
On March 30, 2013, at the national conference of the Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association, held at the Washington, D.C. Marriott-Wardman Park Hotel, AIM Editor Roger Aronoff was moderator for a panel that examined Oliver Stone, as an artist and historian. Stone and Peter Kuznick, his co-author of The Untold History of [...]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange isn't the only one unhappy about a potential movie regarding his life Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, best known for Scarface, JFK and Platoon, expressed his disapproval of the idea through a series of tweets after meeting with Assange last week at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Show More Summary
Oliver Stone might make a great villain for the next James Bond film. In a recent interview with The Huffington Post, the JFK / Born on the Fourth of July director certainly didn’t shy away from calling out 007, Stallone, and others for perceived inaccuracies in their films. Stone began by shining his light of [...]Show More Summary
Filmmaker Oliver Stone apparently is showing support for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Twitter.
The award-winning director and champion of left-wing causes has defended the WikiLeaks founder against two forthcoming films after revealing that he met Assange at his de facto prison in London’s Ecuadorean embassy last week. Oliver Stone has been a steadfast supporter of Assange for some time. Show More Summary
I don’t think most people in the US realize how important Wikileaks is and why Julian’s case needs support. @wikileaks – Oliver Stone, via Twitter, criticizing upcoming films based on Assange and WikiLeaks
At Blackwater Pond the tossed waters have settledafter a night of rain.I dip my cupped hands. I drinka long time. It tasteslike stone, leaves, fire. It falls coldinto my body, waking the bones. I hear themdeep inside me, whisperingoh what is that beautiful thingthat just happened? read more
On March 30, 2013, at the national conference of the Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association, held at the Washington, D.C. Marriott-Wardman Park Hotel, I was moderator for a panel that examined Oliver Stone, as an artist and historian. Stone and Peter Kuznick, his co-author of The Untold History of the United States [...]
The former "House" scribe tells THR that while he expects his Showtime project will be somewhat controversial, he's not out to make an expose. read more