Posts Tagged ‘oliver stone’


An entertaining and chilling movie that, at about 134 minutes, keeps you engrossed, but it needs less of a soapbox and more humanity.

‘Snowden’ trailer: stars tell a whisteblower’s story

The stars are coming out to tell the story of a whisteblower. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is taking on the role of Edward Snowden. Shaliene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Timothy Olymphant, Melissa Leo, Nicholas Cage, Scott Eastwood, Rhys Ifans and Joely Richardson all have parts in Oliver Stone’s new and exciting movie. Snowden will be playing at a […]


Class of 1983: “Scarface”

A dishonest character choice sets "Scarface" back, but it's still a bleakly funny, compulsively watchable template for the criminal deconstruction of the American Dream.


A modern day "Romeo & Juliet" tale as told by Oliver Stone, "Savages" is every bit as violent as it is mediocre.


Heroes of the Zeroes: World Trade Center

"World Trade Center" — a spiritual film of human connections, not exploited tragedy — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: W.

"W." — in which Oliver Stone's usually wicked satire turned toward subtle invective — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Wall Street Money Never Sleeps - inside

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Oliver Stone's haphazard sequel reshuffles the deck, but relies on the same old cinematic card tricks.
Wall Street - inside

Wall Street (1987)

Oliver Stone's indictment of '80s excess still has plenty of bite, and sharp observation of the need for greed.