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  1. 'I'll always be a free spirit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | DNA India

    ... But it was 1994's The Crow which exposed her to American audiences. After the cult film, she went on to act in Oliver Stone's Nixon, Jon Avnet's Red Corner, Spike Lee's She Hate Me and Kerry Conran's Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. The ...


  2. 'Platoon' is a great war movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Examiner.com

    ... sides with Elias. The division sets the group up for disaster. "Platoon" has a great script that was written by Oliver Stone, who directed the movie. Loosely based on the controversial director's own experiences as a soldier in Vietnam, "Platoon" ...


  3. Greetings From Tim Buckley: 'The burden of celebrity-parent expectations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Japan Times

    ... surname to Buckley, despite the fact that he was raised with his stepfather's surname, Moorhead.) Rather like Oliver Stone's take on Jim Morrison in "The Doors," "Greetings from Tim Buckley" focuses so much on the enormous chip on Jeff's shoulder ...


  4. An Afternoon with Oliver StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Patch.com

    Please join us as Oliver Stone introduces a viewing of the Vietnam War episode from his television documentary series "The Untold History of the United States," created with Peter Kuznick of American University. A panel discussion will follow.


  5. SalvadorRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 4 | DVD Verdict

    ... in El Salvador remains a subject of much controversy to this day, but there's little doubt about where Oliver Stone's Salvador stands on the matter. Though the passionate director engages in his usual editorializing/sensationalizing, he makes a ...


  6. Movie News: First Look at Will Smith in 'Focus;' Stephen King's 'The Stand' May Be More Than One FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Movies.com

    ... more, but he certainly raised the anticipation level for fans of his book. [ MTV.com ] Edward Snowden : Oliver Stone's movie about government secrets whistle-blower Edward Snowden is moving forward. In advance of production starting in January, the ...


  7. The Reader reviews the Chicago International Film Festival's 15 revival screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Chicago Reader

    This year the festival surveys its ilustrious past with revivals of: Alexander and Natural Born Killers , introduced by director Oliver Stone; Roger and Me , introduced by director Michael Moore; four features starring French actress Isabelle Huppert, who was scheduled to attend the festival but has cancelled; and presents revival screenings of numerous features that have played in past years, in honor of its 50th edition. Unless otherwise noted, screenings are at River East 21 and tickets are $14.


  8. The Doors announce Record Store Day selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Examiner.com

    ... actor/activist Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman also covered the song. Westerman appeared in "The Doors" (directed by Oliver Stone) as a shaman. Doors drummer John Densmore collaborated with Westerman for a cover of "Drums" with Westerman and Densmore ...


  9. 'Fury' depicts the end of World War II, and its harsh realitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Newsday

    ... to you and what it turns you into." Other directors have made highly realistic war films, too, he said, citing Oliver Stone ("Platoon") and Sam Fuller ("The Steel Helmet," "The Big Red One"). But such an approach is apt, he said, considering what ...


  10. Billy Idol: 'I Still Struggle With Drug Addiction'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | 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...


  11. Was Gordon Gekko Right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | GuruFocus.com

    Gordon Gekko, Oliver Stone's fictional character from the film Wall Street , made the phrase "Greed is Good" universally accepted among investors. When it comes to actual market timing, though, most traders would be better off feasting on "Fear."


  12. SeizureRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | DVD Verdict

    ... they could possibly imagine. Seizure 's claim to fame is being the feature film debut of writer/director Oliver Stone. A lot of people don't realize Stone's career began by making low budget horror movies, like this and 1981's The Hand - ...


  13. Historic perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Arkansas Online

    Academy Award-winning screenwriter and film director Oliver Stone drew a sizable crowd to a Sept.


  14. U.S. film director Oliver Stone awarded medal of honor in PortugalRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Xinhuanet

    U.S. film director Oliver Stone was awarded the city's medal of honor at Porto's municipal council in north Portugal on Friday. With great sense of humor as he collected his medal, Stone said the mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, looked like a "movie star."


  15. Chinese 'Social Network'? Alibaba Jack Ma Movie Is On The Drawing BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Deadline

    ... APA soon will be shopping a script that Bruce Feirstein wrote, with Janet Yang producing. Yang, who worked for Oliver Stone and partnered with Lisa Henson, has been producing films in China including Shanghai Calling . There, she met Feirstein as he ...


  16. Tantalum pentoxideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Chemistry World

    In Oliver Stone's 1987 movie Wall Street , the anti-hero Gordon Gekko delivers classic one-liners such as 'lunch is for wimps', but there is also an image that technology geeks are not likely to forget: actor Michael Douglas walking in the sand outside his beach house on Long Island talking on what now seems to be a grotesquely oversized mobile phone. Gekko's Motorola DynaTac , also known as 'the brick', weighed around 800 grams and was the height of sophistication in the 1980s.


  17. Meet Brunello Cucinelli, Italy's cashmere kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Times of Oman

    ... ritual, wherever he is in the world. "Lunch is for wimps," said Gordon Gekko, the Michael Douglas character in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street". To Cucinelli it is the extra virgin oil that keeps the wheels of his business running, and the stock market ...


  18. Oliver Stone Says Putin 'a Strong Person', Backs His Crimea ActionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | News Max

    US film director Oliver Stone said in an interview published Tuesday he admired Russian President Vladimir Putin and understood his actions in Crimea and Ukraine. Stone, a Vietnam veteran turned polemicist filmmaker best known for his movies "Platoon", "Wall Street" and "JFK", called Putin a "strong person" who saved Russia from the "hands of bandits" in the 1990s.


  19. Stone wants Gordon-Levitt to play SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | New York Daily News

    The 'Platoon' director has film rights to the saga of the NSA contractor who became a hero to some, traitor to others and fugitive from his country after leaking classified documents revealing U.S. citizens were spied on by their own government. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Oliver Stone's first choice to play NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden in an in-development biopic.


  20. Joseph Gordon-levitt Frontrunner To Portray Edward SnowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | ContactMusic.com

    Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has emerged as the frontrunner to portray whistleblower Edward Snowden in a new Oliver Stone movie. The Platoon filmmaker has offered The Dark Knight Rises star the lead role in The Snowden Files, according to Variety.com.