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    CinemaCon: Directors Raimi, Stone and Del Toro Argue Horror, Provoking vs. Pleasing Audiences, Seeing Red

    At CinemaCon last year the Filmmaker Forum included Martin Scorsese and Ang Lee, while this year directors Oliver Stone, Guillermo del Toro and Sam Raimi submitted to questioning by moderator Elvis Mitchell. Not surprisingly, all three reveal very different takes on how to please audiences--or wheth...

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    Karlovy Vary Film Festival Appoints Agnieszka Holland as Jury President, Honors Oliver Stone

    The 48th Annual Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czech Republic announced today that American auteur Oliver Stone will be honored with the Crystal Globe Award for outstanding artistic contributions to world cinema. In addition, thrice-Oscar nominated Polish director Agnieszka Holland will...

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    Weekend Recap: Director Interviews with Stone and Coppola, January Releases, and More Best of 2012

    Weekend Recap: Director Interviews with Stone and Coppola, January Releases, and More Best of 2012

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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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