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Emile Hirsch Gets Edgy New Job

Posted 06.25.2011 | Entertainment

For a group of Savages, this is shaping up to be a pretty fine cast. "Into the Wild" star Emile Hirsch has signed on to the upcoming Oliver Stone b...

A 'Pulp Fiction' Reunion For Brand New Film

Posted 06.22.2011 | Entertainment

Big names are abound for Oliver Stone's new drug drama. The famed filmmaker is next directing the book-to-film "Savages," about pot growers whose g...

Jennifer Lawrence & Leonardo DiCaprio: On-Screen Lovers?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

An Academy Award nomination can do wonders for an actress' career. Jennifer Lawrence, who earned an Oscar nod for her top-shelf work in indie film ...

Jerome Witkin: Painting History, Memory and Fantasy

John Seed | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
John Seed

"Painters are quiet in their studio," Jerome Witkin says, "so naturally they like to talk when they aren't working." Here is one particularly remarkable story that he told me.

WikiLeaks Honduras: State Dept. Busted on Support of Coup

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Despite the fact that the U.S. government was crystal clear on what had transpired, the U.S. did not immediately cut off all aid to Honduras except "democracy assistance," as required by U.S. law.

Will "Free Trade" Save Obama in 2012?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Despite the tireless efforts of the nation's editorialists, the American people don't believe in free trade agreements, and their failure to take instruction on this point is greater among Republican voters and independents.

Remembering Nestor Kirchner, South American Hero Who Defied the IMF

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Nestor Kirchner, the recently-deceased former president of Argentina, defied Washington and the International Monetary Fund during his time in office, putting the need to revive Argentina's domestic economy ahead of the demands of foreign creditors.

DVD Review: South of the Border

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

Because of his fondness of conspiracies and selective presentations of fact in his narrative movies (sorry Doors fans, they weren't going to play Wood...

Oliver Stone Is Walking Tall These Days

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

With the success of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone no longer breaks out in cold sweats under pressure. These days he's walking tall.

Jason Linkins

Oliver Stone Is Apparently Not Clear On The Concept Of 'Blogging' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Of the reasons why one should avoid Oliver Stone's new movie, Wall Street 2: Long Day's Journey Into A Night Of Money Not Sleeping Or Something, I find Stone's treatment of the world of blogging to be the most hilarious.

What Wall Street Thinks of Wall Street

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With movie critics split on the film, here's a look at what Wall Street's real bankers -- and those who cover them -- had to say about the movie, its 1987 original, and the larger-than-life Gordon Gekko.

After Larry Summers, What? Will We Continue to Go Down Hill?

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

As the November election approaches, the White House seems to be ending its Rip Van Winkle-like slumber and has begun crawling out of the bubble of its own making. Many fear it's a bit late.

Wall Street 2: Shorting The Financial Crisis On The Big Screen

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps was a missed opportunity to shed light on the worst financial crisis since the 1930s. The crash of 2008 deserves a defining film. This isn't it.

Michael Douglas' 'Blatant Honesty' Could Stone Wall Street 2

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

Simply put: Michael Douglas can't stop talking. None of this is good for the sleep of Oliver Stone, a wayward director who needs Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps to be a mega-hit to stay on top.

Marcus Baram

'Wall Street 2' Director Oliver Stone: Banks Pulled Off 'Biggest Heist Of All Time' | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oliver Stone, the film director whose fiery passion and controversial statements have given him a singular reputation in Hollywood, seems relaxed. ...

Movie Review: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Oliver Stone is never content to just make one movie; he always makes several, then squeezes them all together into one engorged package, chockablock with gaudy visuals, oversized characters and unchecked passion.

WATCH: The Stars Of 'Wall Street 2' Hit The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2010 | Entertainment

Wearing a brave face and with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones by his side, actor Michael Douglas hit the red carpet at the premiere of Oliver Stone's 'W...

Oliver Stone Cuts 'Distracting' Donald Trump From 'Wall Street 2'

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump has been cut from Oliver Stone's upcoming film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the New York Post reports. ...

Oliver Stone's Wall Street Sequel Sure to Be a Day Late and a Dollar Short

Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Gasparino

It wasn't just greed that motivated the Wall Street bankers to behave as if they were on "steroids;" no matter how many movies in the next year tell you so.

Oliver Stone: 'Goldman Sachs Is Evil, Maybe'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York Times financial columnist and Dealbook editor Andrew Ross Sorkin sat down for a fascinating lunch with Oliver Stone, the director of "Wall St...

See No Evil: Movies, Inquiry Avoid Exposing Fraud While Banksters Go Free

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

Ben Affleck's next movie, The Town, is set in Charlestown, Mass, known for the battle of Bunker Hill and dubbed in the past by tabloid TV as "hell's h...

Professional Pictures: Movies About Our Day Jobs

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

As seen through the revealing lens of timeless film, you can derive a measure of comfort and perspective amidst the seeming complexity of it all, because the pressures and vicissitudes of the work place go back a very long way.

Aug. 2, 2010, News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

A rabbi, a Methodist minister and a priest walk into a bar in Rhinebeck. Bartender asks, is this a joke?

Oliver Stone on the Evolution of Wall Street: From 'Greed Is Good' to 'Greed Is Legal'

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nathan Gardels

Last week, Stone sat down to talk with me about his recent documentary, South of the Border and his upcoming release Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps -- and the links between the two.

My Own Trip South of the Border Part 3

Maria Conchita Alonso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Maria Conchita Alonso

This week, is the final of my series of interviews with Venezuelan dissidents in response to Oliver Stone's film, South of the Border.