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Oliver Stone On The Anniversary Of 'JFK' And How Obama 'Shocked' Him | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment

Oliver Stone, director of "Platoon," "JFK," "Nixon" and "W." to name a few, doesn't shy from controversial political tales. And, now, instead of just ...

Obama's Tactics Are A 'Digrace'

Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

Politically outspoken director Oliver Stone called Edward Snowden a "hero" during a Fourth of July appearance at the Karlovy Vary International Film F...

Chatting with Oliver Stone

Katherine Ryder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Katherine Ryder

As W. is released on DVD and Bush is in Crawford, Texas, still regularly excoriated in the press for his role in the financial meltdown, Stone spoke to me about the film, and his empathy for its subject.

Richard Dreyfuss Slams "W" Movie, Calls Oliver Stone A Fascist (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Richard Dreyfuss appeared on "The View" to publicize "W.," in which he plays Dick Cheney, but ended up criticizing the film and director Oliver Stone ...

"W" Plays Strong But Wahlberg Wins Weekend

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Movie-goers elected a "W," but it was Mark Wahlberg, not George W. Bush. Wahlberg's action flick "Max Payne" debuted with $18 mil...

W.: A Commentary On the New Oliver Stone Moviee

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wajahat Ali

W. is structurally anchored by a straightforward depiction of the buildup to the Iraq War punctuated by a series of quick, erratic flashbacks chronicling the rise of the improbable Shrub.

Oliver Stone: Bush Would Have Died In Vietnam

Twisted Sisters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Twisted Sisters

Oliver Stone is on Bill Maher right now. Maher opened by asking whether he ever knew Bush back at Yale when they started together as freshman. Stone s...

"W." Premieres: Stars Talk Bush, McCain And Sarah Palin's Intelligence

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oliver Stone's much-awaited "W." premiered in New York at the Ziegfeld Tuesday night. Joining Stone on the red carpet were the film's stars, including...

Josh Brolin: From Forgettable Roles To Playing The President

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Once Josh Brolin found a fresh source of income outside Hollywood, his acting career took off. Brolin spent nearly two decades to...

New York Times On "W.": The Film Is Surprisingly Plausible

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"It was wacky stuff that at the end of the day took us out of the movie," Mr. Stone said in a recent interview in a back corner of the restaurant at ...

Oliver Stone On "W": "It's Not A Political Film"

Maxim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In the November issue of Maxim (on sale nationwide on Tuesday, October 21), Oliver Stone, the maker of such incendiary dramas as Platoon, Born on the ...

First "W." Review: "Unusual And Inescapably Interesting"

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oliver Stone's unusual and inescapably interesting �W.� feels like a rough draft of a film it might behoove him to remake in 10 or 15 years. The d...

Hollywood Goes Political As Election Nears

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Hollywood is coming out this fall with a slew of political movies that hit all the hot-button topics as the tight U.S. presidential campaign nears its...

Josh Brolin On Bar-Fight Arrest: I Did Nothing Wrong

People | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The news in July out of Louisiana, where Josh Brolin was playing President George W. Bush for filmmaker Oliver Stone's sure-to-be controversial biopic...

Thandie Newton Talks About Playing Condoleezza Rice: "I Did Feel Compassion For Her"

The Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gorgeous British actress Thandie Newton (you know her from "Crash" and "Mission Impossible") sat with UK paper "The Times" over the weekend. One subje...

Oliver Stone's "W": A Visit Behind The Scenes

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SHREVEPORT, LA. -- IT'S A conversation any father and son might have -- a quick chat about baseball, families and world affairs. But when the speakers...

Oliver Stone's "W" Script Sneak Peek: From WMDs To "Guantanemera" Bay

NY Post | Cindy Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Here's Karl Rove making W. memorize answers, telling him, "Before you speak, come to me first. I'll tell you what to say." W. chiding late-arriving "...

First Look At Oliver Stone's 'W'

Entertainment Weekly | Benjamin Svetkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

''Where is George Bush's bedroom?'' Oliver Stone is flinging open French doors inside an enormous brick man¬sion in Shreveport, La., inspecting loca...

Is Oliver Stone's "W" A Bunch Of "BS"? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Oliver Stone readies production for "W," a biopic about President Bush, the script was recently circulated amongst Bush biographers to get a read o...

Oliver Stone's Bush Movie Depicts Daddy Issues, War Lust And Hard-Partying Youth

ABC News | MARCUS BARAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It's a classic American story: In the prime of his life, a man who parties too much and lives in the shadow of his esteemed father turns his life arou...

Elizabeth Banks Talks About Playing Laura Bush

Entertainment Weekly | Nicole Sperling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: How do you research the sitting First Lady? ELIZABETH BANKS: I'm reading -- I have about six books. I have the A&E biography tha...

Oliver Stone Casts Parents Of "W"

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oliver Stone has cast the parents for his Bush film, which will begin filming next month. In January Stone cast "No Country for Old Men" star Josh Bro...

Elizabeth Banks Cast As Laura Bush In Oliver Stone Movie

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

From The Hollywood Reporter: Elizabeth Banks is going from the world of adult films to the White House. The actress, who recently wrapped shooting K...

Oliver Stone's Next Picture: Bush

Variety | Michael Fleming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oliver Stone has set his sights on his next directing project, "Bush," a film focusing on the life and presidency of George W. Bush, and attached Josh...