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'Savages' author: 'I don't even do drugs'updated: Fri Jul 06 2012 13:45:00

In the trailer for Friday's "Savages," a potential moviegoer can glean that the film involves: 1) a kidnapping plot; 2) marijuana; and 3) a pair of successful pot growers, portrayed by Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson, who share a girlfriend in Blake Lively's "O."

'Savages' Travolta's first film in yearsupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 13:45:00

John Travolta discusses working on 'Savages,' his first film since the death of his son.

Review: Oliver Stone's 'Savages'updated: Fri Jul 06 2012 12:39:00

"Savages" is Oliver Stone doing what he should have done a long time ago: making a tricky, amoral, down-and-dirty crime thriller that's blessedly free of any social, topical or political relevance.

Oliver Stone's son converts to Islam in Iranupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 09:43:00

The son of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone converted to Islam in a ceremony in central Iran, a national news agency reported.

Review: 'Conan the Barbarian' is bloody badupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 18:43:00

Robert E. Howard's pulp warrior gets a new face in the form of "Baywatch" and "Game of Thrones" graduate Jason Momoa in the new "Conan the Barbarian." Anthony Quinn's Son Diesupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 08:49:00

Francesco Quinn, 48, apparently suffered a heart attack outside his Malibu home Charlie Sheen's Top Five Moments at Radio Cityupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 21:48:00

The actor takes jabs at Oliver Stone, The Plaza hotel and his old bosses

Learning from the school of hard knocks: Executives weigh inupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 06:26:00

Business second chances are in the air this month as Oliver Stone's anti-hero Gordon Gekko returns to the screen in "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps." After 23 years, the reformed corporate raider is back, intent on parlaying his bitterly won experience into success.

Making the sequel to 'Wall Street'updated: Mon Sep 27 2010 07:02:00

Oliver Stone and the cast of "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" discuss the film and working with Michael Douglas.

Low risk, low return: 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'updated: Fri Sep 24 2010 16:15:00

"Everybody needs money -- that's why they call it money!" 22 Years Ago: Michael Douglas Is 'Deeply Grateful' for Gordon Gekkoupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 11:48:00

Following his Oscar win, the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps star thanks Oliver Stone's "courage" for casting him in the original POLL: Who's Your Favorite On-Screen President?updated: Mon Jul 05 2010 09:48:00

Which big screen celeb portrayed the nation's Commander-in-Chief best?

Oliver Stone: Wall Street today is a financial casinoupdated: Thu May 27 2010 09:23:00

Gordon Gekko-inspired suspenders may have faded from Wall Street and lunch isn't for wimps anymore, but if there's one thing that hasn't changed in the last two decades it's this: greed is good.

'Wall Street' sequel debuts in Cannesupdated: Thu May 27 2010 09:23:00

CNN's Brooke Anderson talks to Oliver Stone and Josh Brolin about their film, "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps." Director Played Cupid for Shia LaBeouf & Carey Mulliganupdated: Mon May 17 2010 13:08:00

Oliver Stone says the Wall Street stars showed "chemistry right away" while filming together

This month on The Screening Roomupdated: Thu May 13 2010 12:52:00

This month let The Screening Room be your guide to the Cannes Film Festival. Presenter Myleene Klass goes beyond the glamour and the glitz at the most important festival on the movie calendar. We rub shoulders with the creators of the next billion dollar blockbusters, arthouse auteurs and low budget bloggers. Directors such as Ridley Scott and Woody Allen will strut up the red-carpeted steps of the Palais. Oliver Stone talks global financial meltdown as his follow up to the 80s classic "Wall Street" premieres in Cannes. And Mick Jagger brings rock 'n' roll swagger to the Croisette. From Algeria to Russia, China to Iran, 18 films will battle for the top prize. The Screening Room will tell you who takes home the coveted Palme d'Or.

Cannes 101: A film festival field guideupdated: Wed May 12 2010 20:58:00

It's that time of year again: The annual Cannes film festival is poised to kick off more than a week of glamour, prestige, and of course, some of the best in international cinema.

Showbiz Tonight at Cannes Film Festivalupdated: Wed May 12 2010 20:58:00

Showbiz Tonight's Brooke Anderson tours the 63rd Cannes Film Festival as everyone awaits this year's biggest stars. Shia LaBeouf: What I Love About Carey Mulliganupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 09:07:00

A great actress, sure, but it turns out she dislikes red carpets as much as he does

Carey Mulligan braves 'It Girl' statusupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:51:00

There was a time when the name Julia Roberts would have drawn a blank stare from movie fans.

Carey Mulligan in 'An Education'updated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:51:00

She's famous for a film that no one has seen. Is Carey Mulligan Hollywood's next it girl? Shia LaBeouf & Carey Mulligan Costarring Off-Screen Too?updated: Tue Aug 25 2009 16:27:00

The Money Never Sleeps stars are seen cuddling and kissing in New York Fantastic Four's Ioan Gruffudd and Wife Are Expectingupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 11:27:00

This will be the first child for the Welsh star and his wife Alice Evans

Burst bubbleupdated: Thu Apr 16 2009 01:36:00

Director Oliver Stone discusses the financial mess and former U.S. presidents.

Oliver Stone on Talk Asiaupdated: Thu Apr 16 2009 01:36:00

Oliver Stone is America's firebrand director whose controversial films and box-office hits have seen his Hollywood career span four decades. The Vietnam veteran has taken Wall Street and former U.S. presidents to task in his work ands remains unabashed about his political views or tackling taboos in his films.

'Tokyo Sonata' Tops Asian Film Awardsupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 14:23:00

Japanese films dominated the 2009 Asian Film Awards, as Kiyoshi Kurosawa won Best Film and Best Screenwriter for "Tokyo Sonata."

Review: 'Frost/Nixon' makes for fine viewingupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 09:25:00

A series of 30-year-old television interviews doesn't sound like promising movie material.

The Screening Room: Top 10 movie presidentsupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 12:36:00

To mark President Barack Obama's inauguration, the Screening Room takes a look at some of the great presidents who have graced our cinema screens. Rob Corddry and His Wife Welcome a Baby Girlupdated: Thu Nov 13 2008 11:04:00

The former Daily Show correspondent and wife Sandra welcome their second child

Brolin: I heard that Bush liked 'W.'updated: Wed Nov 12 2008 09:17:00

Oliver Stone's biopic "W." has gotten little feedback from the Bush White House since its release last month. Perhaps that's no surprise, considering the film's depiction of President Bush as a young man who partied hard and chased women.

What will the satirists do without Bush?updated: Wed Nov 05 2008 04:06:00

Once the race has been won, as the election night balloons deflate and the last revellers wearily leave watch parties around America; perhaps then, back at the ranch, George W. Bush might settle down with a bowl of pretzels to watch his actions real and fictional played out by Josh Brolin in "W." Zack and Miri Make a Porno: Sex, Pals and Videotape updated: Thu Oct 30 2008 19:00:00

As Zack and Miri make their porno, Kevin Smith loses his mojo, then finds it again

Arkansas TV anchor dies days after attackupdated: Sun Oct 26 2008 07:34:00

A Little Rock, Arkansas, television anchorwoman who was attacked in her home and severely beaten died from her injuries Saturday. Arkansas Anchorwoman Dies After Beatingupdated: Sun Oct 26 2008 02:00:00

An Arkansas television anchorwoman died Saturday, several days after she didn't answer her wake-up call and was found beaten in her home W.: The Official Film Guideupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 16:00:00

Prior to the premiere of his latest movie, director Oliver Stone launched a 83-part online "film guide," detailing the origins of the film's facts

Taking a look at Max Payneupdated: Sun Oct 19 2008 21:05:00

CNN's KJ Matthews talks to the cast of the action-packed thriller "Max Payne." Live From New York, It's Sarah Palinupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 15:00:00

Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is set to appear on this week's broadcast of "Saturday Night Live," the entertainment show that has featured a popular parody of the Alaska governor by former cast member Tina Fey

Review: 'W.' slapdash, but surprisingly thoughtfulupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 07:53:00

The commercials for Oliver Stone's latest, "W.," would have us believe the controversial director has given "Junior" -- as his father, George H.W. Bush, insists on calling him -- a roasting.

Oliver Stone on "W."updated: Fri Oct 17 2008 07:53:00

Oliver Stone tells CNN's Anjali Rao why he rushed to release his new movie before the U.S. presidential election.

Oliver Stone: Bush legacy 'a hard one to live down'updated: Thu Oct 16 2008 14:25:00

President Bush is "a disgrace, frankly," film director Oliver Stone said Wednesday, two days before the release of his biopic on the 43rd U.S. president. Oliver Stone's Verdict on George W.updated: Mon Oct 13 2008 18:25:00

Oliver Stone's biopic of the President leaves its central figure a mystery and the moviegoer unmoved

Oliver Stone's film careerupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 11:03:00

A look back at Oliver Stone's three decades of feature films.

Oliver Stone: Bush's life 'bigger than fiction'updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 11:03:00

George W. Bush's ascent to the presidency was "bigger than fiction," director Oliver Stone told "Larry King Live" Monday night, describing his soon-to-be released biopic, "W." Josh Brolin on Bar-Fight Arrest: I Did Nothing Wrongupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 20:56:00

The star of the Bush biopic W says he wishes to tell his side of the story

'W.': When George met Lauraupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 11:34:00

Watch a scene from Oliver Stone's new film "W." Rob Corddry and Wife Expecting Second Daughterupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 11:00:00

The former Daily Show correspondent jokes they may name her "Freeka" or "Baby the Entertainer" Arash Markazi: Q&A with Barry Switzerupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 17:28:00

Barry Switzer has a saying for moments like these -- when he can wake up in the morning with no plans and by mid-afternoon, be in his Mercedes SL550 driving up Interstate 35 to Oklahoma City to hop on a private jet to Las Vegas. Oliver Stone's George W. Bush Trailer Hits the Web updated: Tue Jul 29 2008 10:05:00

Check out josh Brolin's turn as the outgoing President as well as his star-studded family and cabinet Josh Brolin Refers to His 'Bad Predicament'updated: Wed Jul 23 2008 17:37:00

Following his arrest, the actor attends a premiere but dodges reporters and photographers

Media circus in Colombiaupdated: Mon Dec 31 2007 20:59:00

Film director Oliver Stone is part of an international team to oversee the hostage release. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.

Director Oliver Stone joins hostage rescue teamupdated: Sun Dec 30 2007 19:29:00

With its fearsome record of kidnapping and violence, Colombia's largest guerrilla army might seem a nightmare group to encounter. But not to Oliver Stone.

Mission to pick up hostages in Colombia delayedupdated: Sat Dec 29 2007 21:19:00

A tense waiting game is under way in Colombia, where the rescue of three hostages -- to be freed by Colombian leftist rebels -- failed to take place Saturday.

Fortune: Oliver Stone: Life after 'Wall Street'updated: Thu Sep 20 2007 22:18:00

With buyout kings swimming in wealth, markets in turmoil, and Ray-Bans back in fashion, it might seem like Wall Street has stood still since 1987. But to Oliver Stone, the creator of Gordon Gekko and director of the epoch-defining "Wall Street," times have certainly changed.

Fortune: Where's Gekko? 'Wall Street' turns 20updated: Thu Sep 20 2007 21:05:00

Ever since Gordon Gekko ran afoul of the SEC at the end of Oliver Stone's 1987 classic, Wall Street, diehard fans have been wondering when the LBO kingpin would resurface. Oliver Stone Goes Back to Warupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 08:00:00

The director of Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July is making his fourth movie about the Vietnam War. But this one, he tells TIME, is just as much about Iraq 10 Questions for Al Pacinoupdated: Wed Jun 20 2007 19:05:00

On top of winning an American Film Institute Life Achievement Award this month, this icon is releasing The Al Pacino Collection, a DVD boxed set of three personal films. Al Pacino will now take your questions

Oliver Stone brings his passion to anti-war ad updated: Thu May 03 2007 20:21:00

From "JFK" to "Natural Born Killers," director Oliver Stone's films have made him a lightning rod for controversy -- and his latest project is unlikely to change that.

Business 2.0: Reinventing Bollywoodupdated: Wed Apr 04 2007 14:37:00

Ronnie Screwvala walked the red carpet at the glitzy Dubai International Film Festival in December with Oliver Stone and Richard Gere. Westerners might have wondered who he was and why he deserved ...

Biography: Baz Luhrmannupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 06:57:00

From the red-hot pasa doble of "Strictly Ballroom" to the whirling theatrical extravaganza of "Moulin Rouge!" director Baz Luhrmann has created some of the most striking film sequences of the past 15 years.

EW review: An honorable 'World Trade Center'updated: Wed Aug 09 2006 07:46:00

Five years later, the rawness of the horror of September 11, 2001, has never gone away.

Music reviews: Cinema, classicsupdated: Tue Aug 08 2006 12:25:00

The consolation of great music is gathered quickly this week, from one end of this hot summer to another, and just in time.

Fortune: Serwer: A dog worth betting onupdated: Tue Aug 01 2006 09:14:00

Last week's rally came as a bit of a surprise. Now comes the hard part, the follow-up. Can you say summer stall-out?

Fortune: Serwer: Of pills and satellite radioupdated: Fri Jul 28 2006 08:16:00

Okay, it's official. The dog days of summer have arrived. How do I know? Because the restaurants in Manhattan are ...well not quite empty... but you can get a table at the hot ones. Whoopee! The bad news: all the shrinks leave town in August and the crazy people (read, everybody here) will get crazier.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 12:06:00

Former MTV talk-show host Tom Green said an accident near his house in Costa Rica has made him more respectful of the ocean.

Movies have been in on this for a long timeupdated: Thu May 18 2006 08:54:00

Ron Howard had an interesting point.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Jan 16 2006 14:59:00

Musician Pete Doherty, the sometime boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, days after pleading guilty to similar charges.

EW review: 'Alexander' still doesn't workupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 12:45:00

Behold Oliver Stone, the eighth wonder of DVD: a filmmaker who turns out a director's cut of "Alexander" shorter than his original theatrical version.

Director Oliver Stone arrested updated: Sat May 28 2005 21:13:00

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone was released from jail Saturday after his arrest on alcohol and drug charges the night before in Beverly Hills, police said.

CNNMoney: So you want to be in show biz?updated: Fri Feb 25 2005 06:45:00

Show business is risky business. Just ask Jennifer Dubin, a Los Angeles-based independent film producer.

Ancient and modern managementupdated: Tue Jan 18 2005 10:45:00

The short, spectacular life of Alexander the Great has always been Hollywood material.

CNNMoney: Saving 'Alexander'updated: Mon Dec 20 2004 08:42:00

Alexander the Great conquered a nice chunk of the world before he died young. The makers of "Alexander," the three-hour Oliver Stone saga about the Greek warrior's life, are banking on a similar conquest before it's too late.

Holiday movies more serious than jollyupdated: Mon Nov 29 2004 11:38:00

It appears the Grinch may have stolen some of the holiday movie joy. Several films this holiday season are exploring the darker themes.

Too gay for Greeks: Lawyers threaten 'Alexander' suitupdated: Thu Nov 25 2004 12:16:00

Colin Farrell has played his share of rugged action roles, from the prominently tattooed Bullseye in "Daredevil" to a tussling CIA trainee in "The Recruit."

Review: 'Alexander' far from greatupdated: Tue Nov 23 2004 10:22:00

Oliver Stone's sweeping epic, "Alexander," is a beautifully wrapped package, but open it up and there's nothing there.

Review: 'Battle of Algiers' incredibly powerfulupdated: Thu Oct 14 2004 10:45:00

"The Battle of Algiers" -- the groundbreaking 1965 film about the uprising that led to the 1962 independence of Algeria -- is back in a new DVD edition, and it reaches across nearly 40 years to grab you with its relevance to the war on terror today.

Overseer expands his horizonsupdated: Thu Jan 22 2004 15:01:00

British DJ Rob Overseer is used to being heard, not seen.

Money Magazine: Wall Street, the Sequels For investment banking at its most heartwarming, turn on your TV.updated: Thu Feb 01 2001 00:01:00

Does anyone still remember Gordon Gekko? Well, yes, of course people remember Gordon Gekko. As played by Michael Douglas in the 1987 movie Wall Street, Gekko was--and remains--the most memorable fi...

Fortune: What's Oliver Stone Doing In My Cubicle?updated: Mon Jan 22 2001 00:01:00

Not much of an actor? Flinch whenever you see a photograph of yourself? Have zero interest in your 15 minutes of fame? You still oughta be in pictures. You could be a star.

Fortune: Wall Street Says 'Please' recruiting in a dot-com universeupdated: Mon Mar 06 2000 00:01:00

Bud Fox, Wall Street wants you. In fact, it's begging. Once upon a time, ambitious up-and-comers like the character from Oliver Stone's 1987 classic lined up for the privilege of interviewing with ...

Fortune: The case for the numbers racket, our imported CEOs, a fan kicks around Nixon, and other matters. ASK MR. STATISTICSupdated: Mon May 30 1994 00:01:00

Dear Quantperson: I noticed in the February 7 issue of the magazine inexplicably running your stuff that when American corporations were rated on their reputations, the ten with the highest ranking...

Fortune: Pat Moynihan gets an update, stormy applause for greed, a morning line on murder, and other matters. GOOD GREEDupdated: Mon Nov 29 1993 00:01:00

Your correspondent once (March 2, 1987) suggested and still believes that our country needs some business-side equivalent of sexologist Ruth Westheimer. Dr. Ruth created a talk show and a career by...

Fortune: THE INSIDER updated: Mon Nov 15 1993 00:01:00

IS RAY SMITH hip? He'd better be. When his Bell Atlantic merges with cable monster TCI, he's going to be cruising in the info-highway fast lane, rubbing fenders with the folks who shape the tastes ...

Fortune: The education dividend, Ed Asner misses a party, Mike Wallace proposes a deal, and other matters. ALL WHO GLITTERupdated: Mon May 21 1990 00:01:00

On April 28, 1938, the Daily Worker, official organ of the Communist Party USA, published the names of dozens of show-business celebrities who had signed a petition supporting ''the recent Moscow t...

Fortune: Political Expressions, A Media Long Shot, Bankable Moments on 86th Street, and Other Matters. Wall Street Mysteriesupdated: Mon Jan 18 1988 00:01:00

Would a third viewing of Wall Street have helped? Or would the present writer still be sitting there glumly clutching a tape recorder in the 86th Street East Twin, trying vainly to make sense of th...

Fortune: The big bad bear on Wall Streetupdated: Mon Jan 04 1988 00:01:00

''I don't like losses, sport. Nothing ruins my day more than losses.'' So seethes Gordon Gekko, the reptilian raider played by Michael Douglas in Oliver Stone's new film, Wall Street. The year is 1...

Fortune: What's the point?updated: Mon Nov 23 1987 00:01:00

The producer and director of last year's Academy Award-winning Vietnam epic, Platoon, can cite two painful lessons from their experience with that movie: Never stage a land war in Asia, and never a...

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