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JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Oliver Stone: Snowden's Story Belongs on the Silver Screen

Democracy Now! | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Democracy Now!

Three-time Academy Award-winning director, producer and screenwriter Oliver Stone tells Democracy Now! that he thinks Edward Snowden's story belongs o...

Oliver Stone: 'New York Post Is A Low-Class Organization'

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.05.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone talks with Alyona about the New York Post's cover on Monday featuring Bill De Blasio....

NYU Tisch Gala in Beverly Hills Honors Oliver Stone and Liza Chasin

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

Accepting the award, Stone, responsible for films including Born of the 4th of July, JFK, Nixon, and Wall Street, said he loved the idea of watching movies all day and getting credit for it.

Mike Ryan

Oliver Stone On The Anniversary Of 'JFK' And How Obama 'Shocked' Him

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Oliver Stone Thinks Leonardo DiCaprio Should Star In '50 Shades'

Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

It was reported last week that Oliver Stone was in talks to direct a Martin Luther King Jr. biopic. Now it looks like the outspoken director is moving...

What Do Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey All Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey -- all progressive heroes and leading forces in their field -- have lent their voices in praising our upcoming investigative documentary Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.

Oliver Stone May Take On MLK Biopic

Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

Oliver Stone has a penchant for political biopics, and now the controversial director is flirting with a project that centers on Martin Luther King Jr...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Raymond Khoury

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Raymond Khoury is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Last Templar. Born in Lebanon, Raymond and his family were evacuated from Beirut's civil war, and fled to New York when he was 14.

Oliver Stone Rips The 'Breaking Bad' Finale

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 10.09.2013 | TV

Move over, Britney Spears: Oliver Stone did not like the "Breaking Bad" finale either. The famed director of "JFK" and "Platoon" focused his "Brea...

Football and Ancient Athens

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

By embracing a culture of innovation, demanding a sound mind in a sound body and accepting the challenges and dangers of annual war-like campaigns, the modern NFL comes close to exemplifying the spirit of ancient Athens.

Dream School, Dream World

David Arquette | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
David Arquette

In a world full of self-appointed and uncertified judges who wildly swing gavels while pointing their proverbial fingers at anyone that doesn't fit in, sentencing them to humiliation and ridicule regardless of the fact that their only crime is that of individuality.

Why America's Students Are Dropping Out (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

In today’s competitive economy, the value of a diploma cannot be overstated. Yet when only seven in 10 ninth-graders complete high school on tim...

Outspoken Director Calls Obama A 'Snake'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment

After calling Edward Snowden a "hero" last month, it's no surprise that outspoken director Oliver Stone has taken President Barack Obama to task again...

Oliver Stone in Tokyo: 'We Need Edward R. Murrow'

Nancy Snow | Posted 10.14.2013 | World
Nancy Snow

Looking quite exhausted but exhilarated by the over-capacity crowd of several hundred, Stone made sure we knew who was his hero: Edward Snowden and anyone else who risks personal life and security for a greater good. Here is an excerpt of my exchange with Oliver Stone.

WATCH: Oliver Stone Slams 'NSA Surveillance Machine'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Politically-outspoken director Oliver Stone addressed the still-unfolding NSA spying scandal in a video released Wednesday, cautioning that Americans'...

Operation Exodus: The Snowden Accompaniment Flytilla to Political Asylum in Venezuela

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

A Snowden accompaniment flotilla of prominent and peace-loving Americans could assemble at the Moscow airport, and fly together from Moscow to Caracas. Snowden could fly from Moscow to Caracas under the protection of our company, like the Fellowship of the Ring.

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...

President Correa, Put Your Shield Over Edward Snowden

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Whistleblowers should be able to expose government wrongdoing without getting the Bradley Manning treatment.

Venezuelan Prez Reveals Major Oliver Stone Project

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.21.2013 | Latino Voices

The life of Hugo Chávez is coming to the silver screen. U.S. director and Latin American politics aficionado Oliver Stone will direct a film abou...

Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

Who Speaks for Tim Tracy?

Carlos González | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Carlos González

It is time for the American filmmaking community to take a stand and demand Tim Tracy's release.

Carey Mulligan at The Standard: The Great Gatsby's Many Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A few years ago, the excesses of the new movie version of The Great Gatsby might have inspired cathartic revulsion. The scene outside Avery Fisher Hal...

17 Directors Who Owe Us Apologies For Their Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

Michael Bay isn't shy about admitting a mistake. Well, sort of. Back in 2011, the blockbuster director told Empire magazine that the 2007-2008 writ...

Sean Wilentz: Wrong on Untold History, Wrong on History in General

Jonathan Schwarz | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Schwarz

Sean Wilentz is a fancy professor of history at fancy Princeton, and a personal friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, two extremely fancy Democrats. And as he recently explained in the New York Review of Books, he hates Untold History, the new book and Showtime series by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.