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Fascinating Fact: 4259185

25th June 2014

Actors Annette Bening, Ellen Burstyn, Lucy Liu, John Lithgow and Nathan Lane and director Oliver Stone were among the stars in the audience for Kenneth Branagh's final Macbeth performance at New York's Park Avenue Armory...

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Oliver Stone Developing Movie About Edward Snowden

3rd June 2014

Filmmaker Oliver Stone is set to write and direct a movie about U.S. 'whistleblower' Edward Snowden.The former technical contractor and Central Intelligence Agency (Cia) employee is currently living in Russia after confessing to leaking confidential...

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Oliver Stone Making Film About Hugo Chavez

16th December 2013

Director Oliver Stone travelled to Venezuela last week (ends13Dec13) to begin work on a new film about late dictator Hugo Chavez.The Natural Born Killers filmmaker, who was a longtime friend and supporter of the controversial...

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Oliver Stone Says 'Killing Kennedy' Is "Simplistic" And Admits He Won't Be Tuning In

By Joe Wilde | 8th November 2013

Killing Kennedy is the National Geographic Channel's summarised view of the assassination of former president John F. Kennedy, a view that director Oliver Stones thinks is skewed and hides a clear truth. The Rob Lowe-starring...

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The Things They Say: 3929286

30th October 2013

"He kept following me, and he'd show up at a dinner, or I'd see him at the next table at a restaurant, and he was literally stalking me at some point. But I'm so happy...

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John Cusack Speaks Out Against Government Surveillance In Psa

24th October 2013

Hollywood stars including John Cusack, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Oliver Stone are speaking out against the National Security Agency's (Nsa) surveillance of American citizens in a new public service announcement.Former Central Intelligence Agency (Cia) worker and...

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Jamie Foxx In Talks For Martin Luther King, Jr. Biopic

11th October 2013

Oscar winner Jamie Foxx has been tipped to tackle the life of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. in a new Oliver Stone biopic.The Ray star is reportedly in talks to take the lead...

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Next Stop, Oscars? Jamie Foxx To Play Martin Luther King In Oliver Stone Biopic

By Michael West | 11th October 2013

Jamie Foxx, the actor who won the Academy Award for best actor for his portrayal of Ray Charles, will take on another of America's heroic figures when he plays Martin Luther King in Oliver Stone's...

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John Travolta And Oliver Stone Feted At Czech Film Festival

7th July 2013

John Travolta and director Oliver Stone were the toast of the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic as they were both honoured for their outstanding contribution to film.The stars, along with...

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Oliver Stone: Fourth Cut Of Alexander Is Right Version

5th July 2013

Oliver Stone says the fourth of 2004's 'Alexander' is the ''right version.''The director's epic historical film 'Alexander' - which starred Colin Farrell - was savaged by film critics and failed at the United States box...

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Oliver Stone: 'Edward Snowden Is A Hero'

5th July 2013

Outspoken director Oliver Stone has hailed fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden as a hero, and urged leaders of foreign countries to offer him asylum.The former Central Intelligence Agency (Cia) worker has been on the run ever...

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Jennifer Lopez Apologises For Turkmenistan Performance

By Elinor Cosgrave | 1st July 2013

Jennifer Lopez appeared on Saturday (29th June 2013) at the birthday celebrations of Turkmenistan's president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. The nation has a history of abysmal Human Rights, according to Human Rights Watch. Lopez has been criticised...

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Henry Rollins Could Have Been Natural Born Killers Psycho

13th June 2013

Punk icon Henry Rollins regrets not getting to know Oliver Stone earlier because the director would have cast him as the lead in Natural Born Killers if they had become friends before he made the...

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Oliver Stone Lands Lifetime Achievement Award

13th May 2013

Director Oliver Stone was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at a film festival in Croatia on Sunday (12May13) in honour of his lengthy career.The Wall Street director became the first recipient of the Wild...

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Colin Farrell Takes Criticism To Heart

12th May 2013

Colin Farrell takes harsh criticism personally.The actor admits he tried to read as many reviews of his performance in Oliver Stone's critically panned 'Alexander' as possible, even though the experience was tough.He explained: ''I got...

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23rd April 2013

Oliver Stone is to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic later this summer (13)

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Oliver Stone Meets Julian Assange, Then Attacks Wikileaks Movies

By Michael West | 11th April 2013

Never far from controversy, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has conveniently attacked two forthcoming movies about Julian Assange after meeting the Wikileaks founder at the Ecudorian embassy in London last week. Stone tweeted a picture of...

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Oliver Stone Visits Julian Assange At Ecuadorian Embassy

11th April 2013

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has given a boost to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by visiting him at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.The Born on the Fourth of July filmmaker met with the controversial whistleblower on...

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Got Tickets For Sergei Polunin In Midnight Express? You Might Wanna' Read This...

By Michael West | 4th April 2013

Ukrainian dance star Sergei Polunin has walked out on the cast of the major new ballet show Midnight Express just days before its UK premiere at London's Coliseum. The production, based on Billy Hayes's 1977...

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Sean Penn, Oliver Stone And Billy Bragg Pay Tribute To Hugo Chavez

6th March 2013

Sean Penn, Oliver Stone and Billy Bragg were among the first celebrities to pay their respects to Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, who lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday (05Mar13).Actor and humanitarian Penn, one of...

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The Things They Say: 3435653

6th January 2013

The film was a satire... The violence in the film, if you remember correctly, was outlandish, like a cartoon, whereas I have done realistic movies that show the price of one bullet... Why doesn't he...

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The Ten Worst Films Of 2012

By Staff Writer | 24th December 2012

Most of these movies feature actors, actresses and filmmakers who really should know better...1. SavagesThis heavy-handed drug-war thriller proves that Oliver Stone has lost the ability to tell a balanced story. And the all-star cast...

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Jamie Foxx Had To Fight For Any Given Sunday Role

17th December 2012

Oscar winner Jamie Foxx had to fight for his breakthrough role in Any Given Sunday because director Oliver Stone thought he was a "terrible" actor.The star first found fame on hit U.S. comedy series In...

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Oliver Stone Urges British Defence Officials To Drop Barbaric Pig Training

15th December 2012

Moviemaker Oliver Stone has taken aim at Ministry of Defence (MoD) chiefs in Britain over the alleged use of live pigs to train army doctors, branding the practice "barbaric and shameful".The Natural Born Killers director...

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Oliver Stone 'Comforted' Salma Hayek

5th November 2012

Oliver Stone ''comforted'' Salma Hayek on the set of 'Savages'. The actress stars in the director's ultra-violent drug cartel drama, but says the helmer was very attentive to her on set, and wanted to make...

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Oliver Stone: Hurricane Sandy Is What You Get For Ignoring Nature

By Holly Williams | 1st November 2012

Oliver Stone thinks the disaster of Hurricane Sandy is Mother Nature's retribution against President Obama and Mitt Romney's failure to address the issue of climate change in the election campaigns.The 'Savages' director expressed his 'disappointment'...

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Oliver Stone: 'Storm Is A Reminder To Politicians From Mother Nature'

31st October 2012

Moviemaker Oliver Stone is convinced the storms that battered America's east coast on Monday (29Oct12) are a sign from Mother Nature that climate change cannot be ignored.The Natural Born Killers director insists it's no coincidence...

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Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

23rd October 2012

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

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Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

23rd October 2012

ussell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of...

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John Travolta Considered Retirement After Son's Death

21st September 2012

John Travolta considered retiring after his son died.The 'Grease!' actor and wife Kelly Preston were left devastated when son Jett passed away in 2009 and he admits it was only the support from his fans,...

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