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Misstatements and Factual Errors: New York Times Gets it Wrong in Piece on My Film

Oliver Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Oliver Stone

A closer examination of Larry Rohter's review of South of the Border reveals that the mistakes, misstatements, and missing details he mentions are actually his own, and that the film is factually accurate.

NYT Attacks Border With False Rant of Pro-Coup Reporter

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Naiman

No doubt, many supporters of U.S. policy in South America and opponents of the region's progressive governments will now cite Rohter's piece in the Times as "evidence" that the film is "inaccurate," in an attempt to discredit the film.

South of the Border: New York Times Does Oliver Stone

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nikolas Kozloff

On Friday, the New York Times published not one but two critical articles about the director's latest documentary, South of the Border.

Which Party Is the Peace Party?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

For years, I prosecuted war profiteers in Iraq. I saw exactly what Gen. Butler meant when he said, "war is a racket." I'm not going to change my mind about these wars any time soon. But we have to change other people's minds.

Maria Conchita Alonso on South of the Border (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

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Oliver Stone on Peace

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Oliver Stone recorded this video yesterday for our CongressmanWithGuts.com "Peace Party". Join our movement for peace at CongressmanWithGuts.com. ...

Oliver Stone: The US Has Intervened Fifty-Five Times in Latin America

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Greenwald

Oliver Stone's latest documentary, South of the Border, offers a unique perspective on Latin America, where democratically-elected presidents have braved the strong arm of the US and its policies.

Weekly Diaspora: White House Likely to Sue Over Arizona's Racial Profiling Law

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Hope for a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year has fallen by the wayside, but the Obama administration is rallying for one last hurrah before mid-term elections in November.

Stone's Border Shows Fall of South America's Berlin Wall

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

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Brazil, Turkey Defy Washington on Iran Sanctions

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

All the pundits in Washington can hold their breath until they turn blue, but Brazil and Turkey have gotten too big and too independent, especially given Washington's waning power, for the U.S. to push around.

Dispatch From Cochabamba

Fernando Sulichin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fernando Sulichin

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With "Linkage," Turkey and Brazil Can End the Siege of Gaza

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Suppose Turkish and Brazilian diplomats were to demand effective Security Council action to end the siege on Gaza before they assist with Iran sanctions. Do you think U.S. diplomats would get the message? I think they would.

New Evidence That George Bush Was an Unserious President

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

Nestor Kirchner, former Argentine president, told Oliver Stone that in a personal session with George Bush, Bush had told him "the United States has grown based on wars".

ReThink Review: Born On the Fourth of July -- Patriotism Redefined

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

What Republicans can't understand is that being critical of your mother or your country doesn't for a second mean that you love them any less.

Michael Shannon Channels Kim Fowley in Runaways

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Los Angeles punk music scene is at the center of The Runaways, which opened in limited release on March 19 and goes wider in a couple of weeks.

Cannes 2010 Day Two and Three: Wall Street 2 Stock Down, The Housemaid Burns Up

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Everyone speaks the language of film at the Cannes Film Festival. But there's still a cultural divide. Take the excellent French actor Mathieu Amalric.

'Wall Street 2' Cannes Premiere: Shia, Michael, Carey, Salma, Benicio, Brolin & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' had its world premiere in Cannes Friday, and the red carpet was overflowing. Below are some of the celebs, includin...

Capitalism Unleashed: Gordon Gekko Returns in Wall Street 2

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sharon Waxman

"I didn't want to celebrate a culture of wealth," said Oliver Stone, about his upcoming film, Wall Street 2. "But after the crash, all bets were off. It was a triple bypass. This is serious. It's time to come back. It had to be done."

New 'Wall Street 2' Trailer: Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf & The Rolling Stones (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Good news for people who want to see Oliver Stone's "Wall Street" sequel - a new trailer is out and it's much better than the first one. Seen below...

ReelzChannel: Family Be Damned - Top 10 Cursed Movie Characters

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The curse that trips its way through the branches of a family tree is a great means to get to an audience's gut. We are, after all, consigned to what we're handed by our forebears.

"Wall Street 2" Trailer VIDEO: Greed Is Back!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Below if the first video peek at "Wall Street 2," with the return of Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko and the introduction of Shia LaBeouf. Officially...

Revisionist RIP

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

So far out of the mainstream was Howard Zinn's interpretation of U.S. history that even the late Arthur Schlesinger Jr. -- no slouch as a liberal -- called Zinn a "polemicist, not a historian."

Wall Street, Cinema Style

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cathy Whitlock

Twenty years later, Wall Street's Gordon Gekko returns to public life from jail -- will he atone for his sins and live a life of redemption and volunteer work?

What Do You Really Want to Ask Oliver Stone?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Greenwald

Film, politics, controversy... you name it, he's been there. So what do you want to ask Oliver Stone? Tell us your questions in the comments, and we'll post and pick the most popular ones.

Oliver Stone: Hitler An 'Easy Scapegoat'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Oliver Stone is no stranger to stirring things up, and his latest provocation -- saying that Hitler was a "scapegoat" and expressing empathy for Stali...