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Oliver Stone Settles the Score with Cannes Debut ‘JFK Revisited,’ Feels Unappreciated at Home

When you think reliable narrator, Oliver Stone doesn’t exactly come to mind. Since his start as a director in the 1970s, the lightning-rod filmmaker, now 74, has leaned into fiction narratives with political points of view, from “Salvador,” “Wall Street,” and “W.” to Best Director Oscar-winners “Platoon” and “Born on the Fourth of July.” His […]

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‘JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass’: Oliver Stone Attempts A Weak Victory Lap In The Receptive-To-Conspiracy Age [Cannes Review]

Conspiracy theorists have spent more time researching their subjects than you have and have facts ready at their disposable with which to bury you in. Take filmmaker Oliver Stone, for example. Spend three hours with his 1991 epic “JFK,” or two more with his new nonfiction recap of the same material, and you’re bound to […]

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Altitude Sells Oliver Stone Doc ‘JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass’ at Cannes Premiere

Altitude Film Sales has sold forthcoming Oliver Stone documentary “JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass” in a number of territories including Australia, Italy and Spain.Thirty years after Stone’s wildly successful “JFK,” the director returns with an in-depth look at the assassinated president’s death with new, recently-declassified evidence as well as testimonies from witnesses, historians and […]

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‘The Irishman’ Will Be an Oscar Epic for Netflix

What’s telling about Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” is how few studios were willing to take on its $159-million price tag. Only one company stepped up: Netflix. Since the dawn of Hollywood, the major studios have been willing to gamble on grand ambition and spectacle, from 1927’s first Oscar-winner “Wings” and David Lean’s desert epic “Lawrence […]

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Will Be Shot by Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Robert Richardson

Quentin Tarantino’s highly anticipated (and already controversial) next film will see him teaming up with collaborators new and old, from Margot Robbie and Burt Reynolds to Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. A source close to production has confirmed to IndieWire that one of his most important behind-the-camera collaborators is returning as well: cinematographer Robert Richardson.Richardson […]

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