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  1. Billy Idol to release new album in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | ContactMusic.com

    ... ... I figure most of us thought The Doors was plenty of movie at 138 minutes. Little did we realize that one of Oliver Stone's...

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  2. R.I.P. Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide; Internet Kills Iconic Print Paperback After 45 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Deadline

    ... BOMB rating but the guide also allowed scores of anything from four stars to one and a half stars. Maltin says Oliver Stone once reminded him of the one and a half stars he gave to his movie The Hand in 1981. The book became so big and loaded with ...

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  3. 'The Boys in Company C' review: Furie's Vietnam flick fails to impressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Examiner.com

    ... infantryman. Oh-three-hundred is the United States Marine Corps! Nine years before Orion Pictures released Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning "Platoon," Columbia Pictures gave movie viewers "The Boys in Company C." By 1978, Hollywood had not made too many ...

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  4. Wall Street's Toned Down StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The New York Observer

    ... tie. Going even further back in time, Mr. Kay's favorite icon was Gordon Gekko, portrayed by Michael Douglas in Oliver Stone's Wall Street . The Gekko look became the style blueprint for high-powered hedgefunders, bankers and brokers before the ...

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  5. Alexander: the Ultimate Cut Blu-ray ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Collider

    When Oscar-winning writer/director Oliver Stone first unleashed his epic Alexander the Great biopic back in 2004, critics launched a war of words and audiences retreated from the box office battle lines.

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  6. The Doors - Live In Europe 1968 DvdRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | MusicEmissions

    ... quite cool, though, and adds a lot to the experience. A bonus here for someone, like me, is a huge fan of the Oliver Stone film is the inclusion of the scene where the band introduce themselves to the camera while coming to Europe. Stone got it ...

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  7. Movie Blog: Top 10 Football Movies EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | CBS Local

    ... among the most iconic moments in all sports movie history? You bet your Knute it is. Football fans might say Oliver Stone knows about as much about football as historians would say he does the Warren Commission. Accuracy be damned, though. What ...

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  8. Billy Idol announces details of UK tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | ContactMusic.com

    ... I figure most of us thought The Doors was plenty of movie at 138 minutes. Little did we realize that one of Oliver Stone's... Former GENERATION X frontman BILLY IDOL has started a vigorous exercise regime to get himself in shape for performing on ...

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  9. Figuring Out the Why of Richard Nixon's Watergate ScandalRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | US News & World Report

    ... conspiracy theorists, the late Jim Garrison, former district attorney of New Orleans, La., and movie director Oliver Stone (no relation) - maneuvered LBJ into the White House after JFK decided not to send the U.S. into Vietnam also took Nixon down ...

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  10. Scripting News: Short rants, lists and picturesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | NewsFactor

    ... creating bits of text that are bigger than a tweet yet smaller than a blog post. Consider the paragraph about Oliver Stone's movie, above. That's a very common size idea. A few sentences recalling a movie. Something to link into other instances ...

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  11. 100% risk of 50% crash if ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | MarketWatch

    ... Robert Mankoff New Yorker cartoon: The CEO is at a podium motivating shareholders. Imagine Michael Douglas in Oliver Stone's classic "Wall Street": "While the end-of-the-world scenario will be rife with unimaginable horrors, we believe that the ...

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  12. Paul B. Farrell: 100% risk of 50% crash if Hillary Clinton wins in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | MarketWatch

    ... Robert Mankoff New Yorker cartoon: The CEO is at a podium motivating shareholders. Imagine Michael Douglas in Oliver Stone's classic "Wall Street": "While the end-of-the-world scenario will be rife with unimaginable horrors, we believe that the ...

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  13. Private equity has plenty of of willing suckersa I mean, investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Business News

    ... lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another." So said Gordon Gekko, the anti-hero in Oliver Stone's 1987 film Wall Street, as he perfectly described the financial world's attitude to acquiring more and more money. It will ...

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  14. 40 Years Ago: When the President ResignedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | The George Towner

    ... stage play, and "Nixon," starring Anthony Hopkins as a Nixon trapped in a conspiracy as imagined feverishly by Oliver Stone, whose view of American politics ("JFK" and "W") is nothing if not conspiratorial. In 2012, there was "Watergate," a kind of ...

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  15. John Logan's Peter and Alice gets Australian Premiere in AdelaideRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Blaze

    ... Then one Saturday morning, chez Croser and Roach, came a telephone call that was to change Logan's life. It was Oliver Stone, and the film was Any Given Sunday , a screenplay Logan had written that his agent had sent off "on spec". Twenty years on, ...

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  16. 'Purple Hearts' review: Ladd, Wahl fail to impress in Vietnam-set love storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... TV version of Charlie's Angels, plays a widowed Navy nurse in this Vietnam War melodrama. Two years before Oliver Stone's Academy Award-winning "Platoon" started a trend of films about the Vietnam War, Warner Bros. released ""Purple Hearts"," a ...

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  17. Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The Doors'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Billboard

    ... death, while 20 of 28 charting albums followed it. (Most were compilations, live sets or archival recordings.) Oliver Stone chronicled their story in the 1991 film The Doors , and the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. In ...

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  18. The Kill TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... American soldiers at war have remained fairly consistent, the challenging complexities of outliers such as Oliver Stone 's " Platoon " and " Born on the Fourth of July " notwithstanding. In depicting America's recent Middle East wars, movies such as ...

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  19. 5 essential films by Michael DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    ... flawed and morally compromised characters with enough charisma to still be a leading man. "Wall Street" (1987): Oliver Stone has made any number of movies that speak to his generation's historical, cultural and political experiences, often scathing ...

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  20. Fair or Foul: Tigers buckled in driver's seat as second half revs upRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Detroit News

    ... and once it required three hours of tedium to determine a winner, I opted for an ON DEMAND movie ('Nixon,' the Oliver Stone production, speaking of three-hour ordeals) and bypassed The Derby. Even if Nixon wasn't Stone's best work, it was a good ...

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