OLIVER STONE

  • Asha Bhosle to be honoured at the Dubai International Film Festival December 6, 2014

    Dubai: Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle will be awarded with the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema. Bhosle, 81, has recorded more than 12,000 songs and is known for her versatility as a singer be it folk songs, Indian classical music, pop songs, ghazals...
  • I am not amazed: Martin Sheen on not winning an Oscar November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Warren Anderson had shut his life out and chose to remain inhuman, says the very accomplished Hollywood actor Martin Sheen, who essays the Union Carbide chief in 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain', a movie which relives the Bhopal gas disaster, 30 years after its occurrence. In an interview, Sheen has...
  • I'd interview Putin to show the point of view that Americans don't want to hear about: Oliver Stone November 8, 2014

    Moscow: Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone, who has previously documented former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, has expressed a desire to make a documentary about Russian President Vladimir Putin. Stone is currently in Russia to finalise a documentary on US National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who...
  • Director Oliver Stone to adapt Edward Snowden story for film June 3, 2014

    Reuters: Oscarwinning director Oliver Stone will be adapting the story of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the big screen, from a book written by Guardian journalist Luke Harding, the British newspaper said in a statement on Monday. Stone, 67, with his production partner Moritz Borman, bought the film...
  • Oliver Stone bows out of Martin Luther King Jr biopic January 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps' director Oliver Stone has left Martin Luther King Jr biopic due to creative differences. Stone, 67, left the project as the King estate disapproves of his script, reported Ace Showbiz. "Sad news. My MLK project involvement has ended. I did an extensive...
  • Oliver Stone wins lifetime achievement award in Shanghai film festival June 16, 2013

    Shanghai: Hollywood director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Saturday night. The 66yearold Stone is known for his Oscarwinning films like 'Midnight Express', 'Platoon', and 'Born on the Fourth of July'. Tsui Hark, 52, a film director and producer from...
  • Salma Hayek: 'I am proud to be Mexican' August 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: Salma Hayek says she is proud to be Mexican and that comments suggesting otherwise were "lost in translation." The 45yearold actress issued a statement after German Vogue magazine quoted her as saying she "hardly had any memories of what it is to be Mexican." "I have never denied my...
  • Oliver Stone picks 5 films about strong women July 4, 2012

    Los Angeles: Some of Oliver Stone's bestknown and mostcelebrated films including Platoon, Wall Street, and Born on the Fourth of July focus on complicated men. But his latest, the violent drug thriller Savages, has a couple of formidable females at its centre: Salma Hayek as the stylish, ruthless...
  • Oliver Stone attends Mumbai Film Festival October 28, 2010

    Hollywood filmmaker Oliver Stone is in Mumbai to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mumbai Film Festival. ...
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards October 5, 2010

    MAMI will be honoring two outstanding film personalities with a presentation of distinctive awards. Honorees include: three times Academy Award Winner Oliver Stone who will receive the International Lifetime Achievement Award. And noted Indian film actordirectorscreenwriterproducer Manoj Kumar,will be honored with the Indian Lifetime Achievement Award at the awards function on...
  • Porn star plays Laura Bush in Oliver Stone film September 17, 2008

    Toronto (Ontario): Elizabeth Banks has what it takes to be a porn star or first lady. And she'll be strutting her stuff as both on the bigscreen within a twoweek span. On October 17, Elizabeth's take on Laura Bush arrives with W., Oliver Stone's film biography of President Bush, played by...
  • Oliver Stone's latest: W for 'wild' Prez Bush July 30, 2008

    New York: President George W Bush is going to make waves through a movie based on him. The W in Oliver Stone's new movie on the President might just stand for "wild". ...
  • New TV ad slams Bush's Iraq policy May 4, 2007

    Los Angeles: Director Oliver Stone's films have made him a lightning rod for controversy and his latest project is not likely to change that. He's directed a new television advertisement that takes direct aim at Bush administration policy in Iraq. "My message is to support the troops, listen to them and...
  • Masand's verdict: World Trade Center November 3, 2006

    Cast: Nicolas Cage, Michael Pena Direction: Oliver Stone Oliver Stone's film World Trade Center, as is made very clear from the title, directly addresses the terrible events of that fateful day in history. Interestingly enough, Stone's film is a far more intimate story than the title might suggest. It's the true story...