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  1. Holiday Traditions on the Party CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    One of the nicest things about Chuck Pfeiffer 's annual holiday lunch is that, going into it, you know what you're going to get. Mr. Pfeiffer, a former adman, model, sometime film producer, and actor who appeared in Oliver Stone 's "Wall Street," has been inviting his friends to a private club in Midtown for the past 25 years, ever since Reinaldo Herrera suggested the idea.

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  2. The 10 Best Wall Street MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insider Monkey

    ... top classic Wall Street film. It features Michael Douglas as the ruthless Gordan Gekko, a Wall Street trader. Oliver Stone indeed created one of the most popular examples of financial cinema. The legendary Wall Street only comes in at number ten, so ...

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  3. Reveals 2014 Producers of the YearMichael Bay,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hollywood Reporter

    Michael Bay was trying to come up with a good name for his new short film. It was 1988 and he had been doing graduate work at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena when a friend brought Bay's quandary to the attention of Oliver Stone .

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  4. 'The Interview' & other films sparking international uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | New York Daily News

    ... nude scenes involving The Virgin Mary. The film was banned in Brazil and Argentina. "Platoon " (1986) Director Oliver Stone's intense look at the horror of the Vietnam War was hailed by critics for its realistic depiction of war... but not in ...

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  5. TV Review: 'Ascension': Doc Jensen's take on Syfy miniseries launch--and yours?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... with inherent vice, kinky with irony and twists, indebted to the conspiracy theory storytelling of all things Oliver Stone and every Nothing Is What It Seems sci-fi thing in the '90s, from The X-Files to The Matrix . Ascension falls way short of all ...

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  6. 'Ascension': Doc Jensen's take on Syfy miniseries launch--and yours?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... with inherent vice, kinky with irony and twists, indebted to the conspiracy theory storytelling of all things Oliver Stone and every Nothing Is What It Seems sci-fi thing in the '90s, from The X-Files to The Matrix . Ascension falls way short of all ...

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  7. Blu-ray Review: 'Natural Born Killers (Diamond Luxe Edition)'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Examiner.com

    Oliver Stone has directed a number of fine films, many of which you could call "prestige pictures," that have included "Platoon," "Born on the Fourth of July," "JFK," "Nixon," and "Wall Street. He has earned three Oscars over the course of his incredibly successful career , two for directing the first two films on the previous list and one for writing the screenplay for the prison drama "Midnight Express."

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  8. Jamie Foxx Explains Why 'Any Given Sunday' Is His Favorite Sports MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Post Game

    Another reason to celebrate this holiday season is the 15th anniversary of 'Any Given Sunday.' The football movie directed by Oliver Stone was released in December 1999, and it featured an all-star cast of superstar actors and NFL players.

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  9. Surviving Doors Members Say New "Feast of Friends" DVD Shows Jim Morrison Being "a Normal Person"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... guitarist Robby Krieger agrees. "You really see Jim more or less as a normal person, instead of, like, the Oliver Stone version of, you know, the crazy guy being messed up at all hours of every day," he says. "You see that he's really a bright young ...

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  10. Jim Morrison/ Souls & ReincarnationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WMMV-AM Melbourne

    ... noted. Books about Morrison and the Doors have contained inaccuracies and misrepresentations, and the Oliver Stone film The Doors used a lot of fictitious material about Morrison, Lisciandro said. In contrast to how he has sometimes been portrayed, ...

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  11. Open Book Theatre Company Presents RED, Opening TonightRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at Northwestern University and remembers him as a kind and generous teacher. "John was in negotiations with Oliver Stone to produce his screenplay Any Given Sunday while I was his student. It's been fun to watch his career grow," said Schafer ...

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  12. Talking Pictures: An uncompromising, profane look at war in "Full Metal Jacket"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Silver City Sun-News

    After the Vietnam War ended in 1975, a number of movies were made about the experience. There was Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter," which came out just three years after the war ended, Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" in 1979, Oliver Stone's "Platoon" in 1986, and so on.

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  13. 'We Were Soldiers' review: Gibson, Elliott portray fighting men in Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Examiner.com

    ... Lt. Col. Nguyen Hu Aan (Don Duong). "We Were Soldiers," unlike Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" or Oliver Stone's "Platoon," portrays its soldiers realistically. It also lacks the anti-military post-Vietnam War bitterness that permeates those ...

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  14. Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Play Whistleblower Edward SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | StarPulse.com

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone's upcoming film, the Guardian has confirmed. Snowden leaked U.S. national security files to the media and exposed the government's surveillance program.

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  15. Shailene Woodley could play Edward Snowden's girlfriend for Oliver StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Shailene Woodley, who picked up a Hollywood Film Award last night for The Fault In Our Stars , is reportedly in talks with the producers of Oliver Stone's untitled Edward Snowden movie for a key role. Snowden's longtime girlfriend, Lindsay Mills, recently moved to Moscow, where Snowden is living after Russia granted him asylum.

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  16. The World's Most Infamous Hash SmugglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Ex-hippie Billy Hayes was busted for smuggling hash and thrown in a terrifying Turkish prison. He opens up about the bogus Midnight Express , Oliver Stone on blow, and his riveting one-man show.

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  17. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will portray the NSA whistleblower Edward SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | FansShare

    The rumours are true about an upcoming Edward Snowden movie, everybody's favourite Joseph Gordon Levitt is officially confirmed to play the part of the famous NSA whistleblower. The news was made public by the producers of the movie, who also stated that the feature will be directed by the well-known and Oscar awarded director Oliver Stone , known for movies like "Platoon" and "Wall Street: The money Never Sleeps".

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  18. Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Edward SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Edward Snowden The actor, 33, has been cast to play whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a movie directed by Oliver Stone. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1uk9RAT Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the premiere of "White Bird In A Blizzard" at ArcLight Hollywood on October 21, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

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  19. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Edward Snowden in new filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Star Online

    Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Edward Snowden in a movie directed by Oliver Stone about the former National Security Agency contractor who blew the whistle on the US government's mass surveillance programmes, the film's backers said on Monday. Stone, who won best director Oscars for Platoon and Born On The Fourth Of July , has written the screenplay based on two books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story Of The World's Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time Of The Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.

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  20. Joseph Gordon-Levitt to portray Edward SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | New York Daily News

    The 'Don Jon' actor will play the lead role in the Oscar-winning director's film about the NSA whisteblower, the film's producers announced Monday. The "Don Jon" actor has been tapped to play Edward Snowden in an Oliver Stone movie about the infamous NSA whistle-blower, the film's producers confirmed to The Guardian on Monday.

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