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“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 […]

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"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

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[...]

Snowden Comic-Con Trailer Intensifies The Risks Of Exposing The Government

As premiered at Comic-Con International: San Diego today, the new trailer for Snowden offers a better look at the danger involved in Edward Snowden's choice to reveal the government's widespread surveillance of American citizens.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OVHjPCOb3cDuring the panel, director Oliver Stone Stone said, “Snowden is a larger than life story about what’s happening right now an it[...]

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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[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Runs To Tell The Truth In Snowden Trailer

Open Road has released a trailer for Oliver Stone's upcoming Snowden Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Edward Snowden, the NSA consultant who learns of the agency's massive -- and illegal -- surveillance program Leaking the information, he became a wanted man in the United States and a polarizing figure.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlSAiI3xMh4[/youtube]Snowden opens on September 16th.[...]

Video Essay Examines David Lynch's Lost Highway As A Response To Oliver Stone

In this video essay from Jeff Keeling (via One Perfect Shot) takes a look at director David Lynch's film Lost Highway as a response to imitators, particularly Oliver Stone, who served as executive producer on Wild Palms The series that aired on ABC following the cancellation of Lynch's Twin Peaks and shares some similarities with[...]

Michael Mann And Baz Luhrmann Both Considering 3D Projects

As well as unveiling their plans for Star Wars at the CES, the studio also held a panel discussion with three directors who love Blu-ray: Michael Mann, Oliver Stone and Baz Luhrmann.Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge and Romeo + Juliet were finally released on Blu-ray last year and, frankly, I'm astonished by how good they look Most impressively, the[...]

Five Things About Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, With Oliver Stone

Bleeding Cool's roving reporter Melinda Seckington last week roved into a discussion with Oliver Stone Here are Five Things he told her about Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.1 Why 2008 Was So Important To This FilmIn 2006 I said yes, let's try something We had Stephen Schiff write a good script, but it was celebrating[...]