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Prolific Filmmaker Alan Parker Passes Away at 76

Prolific Filmmaker Alan Parker Passes Away at 76

 Midnight Express (with a script by Oliver Stone) drew attention to the harsh realities of drug smuggling and the brutality of Turkish prisons Pink Floyd - The Wall examined mental illness and the dangers of the re-emergence of fascist movements Birdy dealt with the mental and physical injuries incurred by veterans of the war in[...]

Permanent Record: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

"Permanent Record": US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

Permanent Record, Edward Snowden's memoir came out today. It has gone on sale in 20 countries, including the US, UK, Germany and Canada. And just as quickly, the US government has filed a lawsuit against Snowden and his publisher MacMillan Books. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]

Permanent Record: Edward Snowden Memoir Out in September &#8211 We Have Questions

"Permanent Record": Edward Snowden Memoir Out in September – We Have Questions

 In 2015, Joseph Gordon Levitt starred in Snowden, the fictionalized account of Snowden’s plight directed by Oliver Stone. Permanent Record is Snowden's own account of his part in gathering surveillance metadata and the "crisis of conscience" that let him to become a whistleblower.John Sargent, CEO of MacMillan, said, “Edward Snowden decided at the age of 29 to[...]

Stan Lee Oliver Stone and the Mystery of the Lost Stan Lee Movie Cameo

Stan Lee, Oliver Stone, and the Mystery of the Lost Stan Lee Movie Cameo

Everyone loves them, looks forward to them, and remembers them just as much as any other part of the movie.People remember all of those cameos, that is, except for one of them.[caption id="attachment_943222" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Oliver Stone photo by Jaguar PS, Stan Lee photo by s_bukley / Shutterstock.com[/caption]In 2016, Stan Lee told THR reporter Andy[...]

Oliver Stone Thinks Pokemon Go Is Leading To A Totalitarian State

Oliver Stone Thinks Pokemon Go Is Leading To A Totalitarian State

Oliver Stone was out at SDCC today, showing off the upcoming biopic Snowden, and he touched on a topic that will probably be pretty dear to the Comic Con crowd: Pokemon Go.To say he is not a fan is putting it lightly During the panel, the politically charged director expressed some pretty serious concerns about the game, saying[...]