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    NRA Chief Blames Hollywood Media for Gun Violence, Names Oliver Stone's 1994 'Natural Born Killers'

    Oliver Stone can't get a break. Almost two decades after he directed uber-violent "Natural Born Killers," Hollywood's most famous Liberal remains a fat target for the National Rifle Association, which held a Washington, D.C. press conference Friday interrupted by protests.

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: 'Catfish,' the MTV Reality Show, Oliver Stone and Eddie Murphy

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Oliver Stone Working On A Fourth Director's Cut Of 'Alexander,' Will Be Shorter This Time

    When Oliver Stone dropped "Alexander" amid much fanfare in the fall of 2004, it was a critical and commercial flop. The picture earned a tepid $34 million domestically (it cost $150 million), was savaged in the reviews, and wound up earning six Razzie nominations. Overseas, it fared a bit better, an...

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    Review: 'Greystone Park' Yet Another Found Footage Piece of Junk

    Acclaimed filmmaker Oliver Stone famously began his career directing schlock like “The Hand” and having associations with the likes of Lloyd Kaufman. It seems only fitting that son Sean Stone would follow a similar path into filmmaking. But while yesterday’s up-and-comers make their bones in skeevy ...

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    In His Own Words: Oliver Stone's Son On What Drove Him to Explore the Paranormal Realm in His Debut 'Greystone Park'

    Like father, like son. Having acted since childhood in his father, Oliver Stone's films, Sean Stone is taking a cue from his famous pop with his feature directorial debut, "Greystone Park," a paranormal thriller sure to frighten fans of the "Paranormal Activity" series. His dad even makes an appeara...

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    Oliver Stone Premieres His Daring New Showtime Series 'Untold History of the United States' in New York

    As New York Film Festival selection committee chairman Richard Peña pointed out this past Saturday, October 6th at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade theater, "The Untold History of the United States" might make a good title for a survey of Oliver Stone’s films. Unfortun...

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    Oliver Stone Talks 'Untold History of U.S.' at NYFF [VIDEO]

    From "Platoon" to "JFK" to "Nixon" and beyond, few filmmakers have done more to challenge the convenient bonafides of US history than Oliver Stone. Judging by the response to yesterday’s sneak peak at his upcoming Showtime series "The Untold History of the United States," the director has lost none...

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    Oscar-Winning Editor and Zurich Film Fest Judge Pietro Scalia Dishes on 'Prometheus,' 'Gladiator' and Winning Robin Williams His Oscar

    Two-time Academy Award-winner Pietro Scalia, the editor best known as Ridley Scott's right-hand man on "Gladiator," "Prometheus," "Black Hawk Down" and many others, is planted in the Swiss city of Zurich for the week to fulfill his duties as a member of the annual film festival's international jury.

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    Oliver Stone on the Drug War 'Farce,' Supporting Ron Paul and Zurich's 'Babes': His 8 Best Quotes From the Zurich Film Festival

    The presence of Oliver Stone at a festival opening all but guarantees a quoteworthy time. So the Zurich Film Festival clearly knew what they were getting when they invited the Academy Award-winning director to attend for a third time to kick off their eighth edition with the European premiere of his...

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    'I Don't Believe in Regrets': John Travolta Opens Up at Zurich Film Fest, Hints at Playing Vince Lombardi in Upcoming Biopic

    Thursday night, Oliver Stone kicked off the 2012 Zurich Film Festival with his latest thriller "Savages," but all eyes were on the film's sole star in attendance, John Travolta, this year's recipient of the Golden Eye, the festival's lifetime achievement award.

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