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English Romans: the languages of cinema

In the olden days, if you were putting on a play set in ancient Rome — or indeed any country in any time period — you would make your actors speak the Queen’s English. 1,153 more words


1987 Movie Review: WALLSTREET, 1987


Movie Reviews

Directed by Oliver Stone
Starring: Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen
Review by Mike Peters


In 1985, an ambitious young broker, Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). 1,192 more words


In Newport, Oregon, researching and to the extent I would, writing, for The Bed You Sleep In, as a kind of comic relief, some thoughts popped out of my head and onto paper.  1,249 more words

September 15: Happy Birthday Oliver Stone and Agatha Christie

Today is Oliver Stone’s 71st birthday.  He attended Yale for two short periods, then enlisted in the US Army and served in Vietnam.  He eventually graduated from NYU and worked at various jobs while trying to get a start in the film industry.  1,358 more words

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September 15 in history:

September 15th of 1901 was Theodore Roosevelt’s first full day as president, after the assassination of William McKinley.  Roosevelt had been vice president for only six months before succeeding McKinley.  140 more words

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Natural Born Killers (1994)



Stars: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis

Oliver Stone’s controversial tale of killers on the run. Micky and Mallory (Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis) are no-good drop-outs who respond to their social alienation by embarking on a murder rampage across America.

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One Year Ago -- SNOWDEN: Trailer & "Behind The Scenes"

“After this film, people will perceive security of their e-mails and social networks differently.”

Executive Producer Igor Lopatenok

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century.

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