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The Ten Worst Films Of 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...

Jamie Foxx Had To Fight For Any Given Sunday Role

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...

Oliver Stone Urges British Defence Officials To Drop Barbaric Pig Training

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...

Oliver Stone 'Comforted' Salma Hayek

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...

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

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'...

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

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...

Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

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...

Actor/activist Russell Means Dead At 72

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...

John Travolta Considered Retirement After Son's Death

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,...

Hands Off! Salma Hayek Wows Oliver Stone At ‘Savages’ Photo-call

Salma Hayek certainly stole the spotlight at a London photo-call for her new movie ‘Savages’ this week. The actress wore a hugely revealing dress, leading director Oliver Stone to jokingly try cop a feel of...

Al Pacino To Play Joe Paterno In New Biopic

Al Pacino is set to play late American football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming biopic.The Oscar-winning 'Godfather' actor will star as the lead character in the as-yet untitled film, which will be based on...

Salma Hayek Still Acting Thanks To Oliver Stone

Salma Hayek is still acting thanks to Oliver Stone. The 45-year-old star was fed up with the profession and didn't take it ''seriously'' until the director offered her a part in his crime thriller 'Savages'...

Salma Hayek Still Acting Thanks To Oliver Stone

Salma Hayek is still acting thanks to Oliver Stone. The 45-year-old star was fed up with the profession and didn't take it ''seriously'' until the director offered her a part in his crime thriller 'Savages'...

Michael Moore And Oliver Stone Applaud Ecuador For Granting Wikileaks Founder Asylum

Filmmakers Michael Moore and Oliver Stone have applauded officials in Ecuador for granting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request for political asylum in a new opinion piece.Assange has been fighting extradition to Sweden, where he is...

Oliver Stone's Savages Re-cut For Lower Rating In Britain

Movie bosses re-edited violent scenes in Oliver Stone's drama Savages to land a less restrictive age rating in Britain.Film regulators in the U.K. looked likely to slap an 18 classification on the crime thriller, which...

Amazing Spider-man Bags $140m In Debut

The Amazing Spider-Man lived up to its name over the six-day Independence Day holiday, piling up $140 million domestically and more than $200 million overseas, according to studio estimates. Receipts for the franchise may not...

Amazing Spider-man Bags $140m In Debut

The Amazing Spider-Man lived up to its name over the six-day Independence Day holiday, piling up $140 million domestically and more than $200 million overseas, according to studio estimates. Receipts for the franchise may not...

Movie Reviews Savages

There's nothing quite like an Oliver Stone movie to set the critics off in all directions like ants when a stone is dropped on their anthill. Savages is no exception. It's often Stone's liberal politics...

Is Oliver Stone Back To His Best With 'Savages'?

Oliver Stone releases his new movie 'Savages' on Friday (July 6, 2012), though the controversial director's latest movie has not enjoyed the same level of publicity attached to his previous efforts. Nevertheless, it boasts a...

Oliver Stone Ready To Release Secret History Of America Mini-series

Moviemaker Oliver Stone is set to challenge academics with a new TV documentary series about the history of America since World War Two.The Natural Born Killers director has spent the past four years working on...

Will Oliver Stone's Reputation Survive With 'Savages'?

Savages is being hailed as a return to form for its director Oliver Stone, whose career has veered away from the controversy and violence that he once courted with the release of Natural Born Killers...

Benicio Del Toro Impressed By 'Sharp' Stone

Benicio del Toro was surprised at how ''sharp'' Oliver Stone was on the set of 'Savages'. The 45-year-old actor stars as a drug dealer in the new movie which tells the tale of two young...

Oliver Stone's 'Savages' A Return To Form For Controversial Director

Oliver Stone seems to have made a reputable comeback with his latest movie Savages. And he has done so largely by returning to his disreputable old self, according to some of the early reviews that...

Oliver Stone's Tequila Preparation For Savages

Oliver Stone and Benicio del Toro drank 25 shots of tequila each in one sitting to prepare for the movie 'Savages'.The director and his star met with Mexican drug lords to research the new film...

Blake Lively Loved Savages Challenge

Blake Lively loved showing off a different side to her in new movie 'Savages'.The 24-year-old actress - who is famed for playing Serena van der Woodsen in glamorous TV show 'Gossip Girl' - stars in...

Spidey Again Expected To Produce Fireworks Over Holiday

With the Fourth of July falling in the middle of the week, studios and theaters are figuring on a six-day holiday. Good thing, too, since weather forecasts for the Eastern part of the nation for...

Blake Lively's 'Scary' Sex Scenes

Blake Lively was ''very scared'' shooting sex scenes with Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson. The 24-year-old star had to film threesome scenes on the trio's very first day of shooting drug thriller 'Savages' - written...

Blake Lively Wears Yellow At Premiere To Honour Stone's Vision

Blake Lively wore a yellow outfit to the New York premiere of her new movie Savages - because the colour helped her land the role in Oliver Stone's thriller.The actress stunned in the Gucci gown...

Michael Moore And Oliver Stone Sign Julian Assange Asylum Petition

Moviemakers Michael Moore and Oliver Stone are among the prominent Americans who have signed a petition urging Ecuador's authorities to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request for political asylum.Assange is on bail in the U.K....

Oliver Stone: 'I'm Thinking Of Getting Into The Drug Business'

Moviemaker Oliver Stone is considering becoming part of California's marijuana rush - because the state produces the best weed in the world and big money is exchanging hands.The longtime pot advocate briefly spent time behind...

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