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'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins: "I'm My Best Self on a Film Set"

'"You walk on a set and you just have no idea. It's all possible" -- Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) is joined by 5 fellow directors for The Hollywood Reporter's Directors 2017 Oscars Roundtable including Oliver Stone (Snowden), Denzel Washington (Fences), Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), Mira Nair (Queen of Katwe), and Damien Chazelle (La La Land).' -- +The Hollywood Reporter

Oliver Stone Accuses Mainstream Media Of Reporting Fake News About Russia

Oliver Stone claims that “disgraceful” mainstream media Cold War-style “groupthink” is behind news reports that Russia hacked the U.S. presidential election and the “hysteria” could lead to war between our two countries. Stone urged his readers to “stay calm” and consult the alternative news sources that he provided on his social media page. Show More Summary

Oliver Stone Slams The Establishment's "The Russians Are Coming" Narrative

Authored by Oliver Stone (via Facebook), THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING As 2016 draws to a close, we find ourselves a deeply unsettled nation. We’re unable to draw the lines of our national interest. Is it jobs and economy, is it national security,...Show More Summary

New on DVD and Blu-ray: December 27, 2016

This week on DVD and Blu-ray we have Oliver Stone's controversial biopic "Snowden", the Australian drama "The Dressmaker" starring Kate Winslet, the thriller "When the... For more, visit our blog !

Oliver Stone to receive Writers Guild of America, West 2017 Laurel Award

The Writers Guild of America, West announced Thursday that Oliver Stone will receive the 2017 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement as part of the guild’s award show  Feb. 19. Known as a politically-minded provocateur, Stone’s work as writer and director includes “Snowden,” released earlier...

Oliver Stone Will Receive The 2017 WGAW Laurel Award

Writer-Director Oliver Stone has been selected to receive the 2017 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement by the Writers Guild of America West. He’ll be honored during the 2017 guild awards held February 19th at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly…

Newswire: Oliver Stone’s Vietnam novel entrusted to his son for film adaptation

The film adaptation of Oliver Stone’s early novel, A Child’s Night Dream, will be handled by someone close to the material: Stone’s son Sean. According to Deadline, Sean is directing the project, and has refashioned Stone’s Vietnam era tale so now it takes place in a post-9/11 world. Show More Summary

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"

2 months 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 contributor Sam Fragoso, myself, and 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." 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

3 months agoHumor / 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

3 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...

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