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  1. Best Classic War Movies According to Rotten TomatoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | News Max

    ... moviegoing lives in a funk," wrote Eric Harrison for the Houston Chronicle. 3. "Platoon" (1986) Director Oliver Stone gives viewers a ground level view of the Vietnam War in this drama, which stars Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Willem Dafoe. The ...

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  2. Classic War Movies Box Office Hits: 10 Films That Made the Most MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | News Max

    ... reviewers were slightly more kind and gave it a 3.3 of five rating. 3. "Platoon": $138,530,565 Vietnam veteran Oliver Stone directed this 1986 classic, and according to Roger Ebert , Stone wanted to make it as real as possible. Ranked 326th on the ...

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  3. Clarence Fanto: Seattle CEO's gesture strikes blow against income inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... a different way of doing business." For Price, unlike Gordon Gekko as portrayed by Michael Douglas in the 1987 Oliver Stone film "Wall Street," greed is not good. A recent Princeton University study showed that as incomes rise to $75,000, emotional ...

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  4. Michael Douglas on 8 of his greatest roles, from Gordon Gekko to LiberaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... school because of you,'" says Douglas of his iconic, Oscar-winning role as Gordon "Greed Is Good" Gekko in Oliver Stone's film. "It's scary, but people love somebody who's confident and charming and seductive-yet completely amoral. That's the joy of ...

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  5. Helping Barack Remember HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Townhall

    ... Fidel being rather arty. There was the actor Jack Nicholson who immediately identified Castro as "a genius." Oliver Stone, the director, appraised him as "selfless and moral, one of the world's wisest men." And another director, Steven Spielberg, ...

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  6. Percy SledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Sunday Herald

    ... honours at a ceremony for musician and actor Steve Van Zandt. The song was re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film Platoon in 1987 and reached number two in Britain. Michael Bolton topped the charts in the 1990s with a ...

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  7. Soul singer Percy Sledge no stranger to GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... "The Crying Game" and a 1994 Meg Ryan drama named for the song's title. - Re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film "Platoon" in 1987 and reached No. 2 in Britain. Percy Sledge had a handful of other hits between 1966 and ...

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  8. Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies at age 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Crescent-News.com

    ... and a breakthrough for Southern soul. "When a Man Loves a Woman" was re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film "Platoon" in 1987. Michael Bolton topped the charts in the 1990s with a cover version and Rolling Stone magazine ...

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  9. Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Ghanamma.com

    ... timeless," he added. The track reached number two when it was re-released in the UK in 1987 after appearing in Oliver Stone's film Platoon, and was featured in several other films such as The Big Chill, The Crying Game and a 1994 Meg Ryan drama ...

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  10. Soul singer Percy Sledge diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Dear Kitty

    ... timeless," he added. The track reached number two when it was re-released in the UK in 1987 after appearing in Oliver Stone's film Platoon, and was featured in several other films such as The Big Chill, The Crying Game and a 1994 Meg Ryan drama ...

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  11. 'When A Man Loves A Woman' soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Independent.ie

    ... honours at a ceremony for musician and actor Steve Van Zandt. The song was re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film Platoon in 1987 and reached number two in Britain. Michael Bolton topped the charts in the 1990s with a ...

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  12. R&B Great Percy Sledge Dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | RollingStone

    ... next hit was a surprising one: "When a Man Loves a Woman" received a surge in interest after it was featured in Oliver Stone's 1987 Vietnam War movie Platoon . It became a Number Two single in the U.K. that year and stayed on the country's charts ...

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  13. Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | BBC News

    ... When A Man Loves a Woman reached number two when it was re-released in the UK in 1987 after appearing in Oliver Stone's film Platoon, and was featured in several other films such as The Big Chill, The Crying Game and a 1994 Meg Ryan drama named ...

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  14. Robby Krieger on His Gibson SG, Jimi Hendrix and the Best Doors MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Guitar Player

    ... few years ago. Johnny Depp narrates it and it really captures the spirit of the band pretty good. You know the Oliver Stone movie [The Doors , 1991 ] didn't capture the dynamic of the group at all; it was really about Jim. It was kind of a stupid ...

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  15. Odell Beckham Jr. smokes Diddy in a footraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | NJ.com

    ... Diddy was still known as Puff Daddy he was originally offered the lead role of quarterback Willie Beamen in Oliver Stone's football flick Any Given Sunday . Unfortunately, rumors that Diddy had trouble throwing a football convincingly led Stone to ...

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  16. Hillary's Path to 9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | American Thinker

    ... infiltrating ABC having David Horrowitz as its godfather, despite Nowrasteh's previous partnerships with Oliver Stone and other not-quite-right-wing producers. Then they went after director David Cunningham for his shocking ties to a -- gasp! -- ...

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  17. Introducing Robert De Niro as...Enzo FerrariRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | AutoWeek

    ... producers are now said to be in talks with Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele, known for their work on Oliver Stone's "Nixon," to write the script for the planned film. The De Niro project appears to be an entirely different effort to get a ...

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  18. Top 10 movies about money and its perilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Arizona Republic

    ... and men. Suspicion, greed and paranoia consume the men in a bitterly dark avalanche of snowballing horrors. 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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  19. The Day After Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Willamette Week

    ... burned acres of Philippine rainforest to the ground re-creating the effects of napalm. For 1986's Platoon , Oliver Stone would assemble a rather more accurate (red soil brought from Southeast Asia) Vietnamese village within the Philippine jungle for ...

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  20. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley share a kiss as they film NSA movie SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Daily Mail

    Jospeh Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley have been spotted sharing a kiss as they film the Oliver Stone biopic Snowden in Washington DC on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Emmy winner plays NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden, while 23-year-old Woodley is cast as his girlfriend Lindsay Mills.

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