Oliver Stone

Slender Man, Halloween, The Matrix & Dexter: When Fiction Inspires True Life Crimes

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

Internet bogey man Slender Man has now been linked to three shockingly violent incidents including multiple stabbings allegedly carried out by childre...

Martin Scorsese Doesn't Live Here Anymore and More's the Pity

Jason Holmes | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The question is, where has he gone? These words don't come easy, but Martin Scorsese, at this current juncture in cinematic history, has disappeared. Once a maestro film-maker who advocated anarchy of the soul - see De Niro's Johnny Boy in Mean Streets or Joe Pesci in GoodFellas - Scorsese delighted in holding up a mirror to America's underbelly, and he did so with that most subversive of narrative tools: humour.

Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States on DVD

Roger Crow | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

A word to the wise: if you're a movie addict planning to interview Oliver Stone, don't do it in the small hours; it's a thrilling experience, the equivalent of downing a triple strength coffee - a midnight espresso if you like.

Michael Gove, Oliver Stone, And Why History Is Too Important to Be 'Untold'.

Shaun Varga | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Shaun Varga

Michael Gove is currently suggesting that British History should form at least 40% of the GCSE syllabus. And Oliver Stone thinks Americans need to learn more about their history (or at least, his version of their history, in 'The Untold history of the United States'). Both of them may have a point.

Caroline Frost

OLIVER STONE: 'If I Were Morgan Freeman, I Wouldn't Take The Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

George Clooney can rest easy - he's evidently one of the few film-makers working today that controversial director Oliver Stone doesn't have a problem...

Hugo Chavez, Hero or Villain? Look Beyond the Facts For the Real Story

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

Hugo Chavez, the populist and controversial leader of Venezuela, died at 58-years-old on 5 March in Caracas after 14 years in power. Chavez had battled an unspecified cancer for four years. His death has been met with an outpouring of sorrow or relief, depending on who you listen to.

Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon To Be Adapted By Steven Spielberg

Mark Hodge | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hodge

As for Spielberg's intentions to once again adapt a lost Kubrick masterpiece, the uninitiated may smirk, but there is still no questioning his skill as a director. In fact, while Spielberg could have benefited from his colleague's artistic prudence, his powers as a producer and his ability to get projects made are second to none.

23 Films You Have To Watch For A Political Education

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

It would be fair to call this the week of the political film. If you're in the mood for something contemporary, there's Kathryn Bigelow's thrillin...

Filmmaker Writes To MoD Over 'Shameful' Operations On Live Pigs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone has written to the Ministry of Defence to protest against the "barbaric and shameful" use of live pigs to train B...

John Travolta 'Nearly Retired After Son's Death'

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

John Travolta has revealed that he nearly gave up his career, following the death of his son Jett three years ago. John Travolta returns to the ...

Oliver Stone Can't Resist Salma Hayek's Bosom

WENN | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Director Oliver Stone got hands-on with his Savages star Salma Hayek at the film's London premiere on Wednesday when he was pictured appearing to gra...

Oliver Stone Talks Good Weed

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

Oliver Stone has smoked great marijuana all over the world, from Vietnam and Thailand to Jamaica and South Sudan. But the filmmaker says the best weed...

Taylor Kitsch: 'It Was Hard On Me'

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

F Scott Fitzgerald once told us there are no second acts in American lives. Taylor Kitsch will be hoping there are possible third acts in American...

WATCH: Travolta's Bald Move In 'Savages' Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

John Travolta finally embraces his balding head in the latest trailer for Savages . In 2008 he hit headlines after shaving his head for his role in...

Jemima Khan Joins New Statesman As Associate Editor

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

Jemima Khan will be joining the New Statesman as Associate Editor next month, it has been announced. She will be commissioning and writing for the ...

Conspiracy: Theories and Thrillers

Alan Glynn | Posted 06.10.2011 | UK
Alan Glynn

I'm very fond of conspiracy theories - they're intriguing and fun, in their twisted way. But they're also very frustrating, because any big reveal will always be just out of reach, always just around the next corner. You want them to be true, and maybe some day they will be, but they're never true now.