Date of Birth: Sep 15, 1946
Biography: Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success. (imdb)
Total Credits at Criticker: 34 (Actor), 27 (Director), 24 (Writer), 1 (Creator)
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If you've seen Top Gun or Transformers, you might suspect all that military machinery comes with strings attached. This influence is not limited to a handful of movies, though. A vast new trove of internal documents reveals that the Pentagon and CIA have doctored thousands of film and television scripts... (imdb)
A documentary on composer Ennio Morricone.
Hopkins' career has spanned several decades, which is why we will also use many interviews that he gave throughout his life, allowing us to put him back into the context of each period and will be helpful in understanding his role in the history of cinema, because he was far from following the trends. He never belonged to any film movement; he is a chameleon that has always preferred natural acting, 'non-acting' when method acting was the fashion. (imdb)
Declassified files related to President Kennedy's assassination in a far larger context, aiming to shine more light on what really happened in 1963. (imdb)
"Revealing Ukraine" by Igor Lopatonok continues investigations on of the ongoing Ukrainian crisis following "Ukraine on Fire". In addition, it analyzes the current political backstage and its dangerous potential for the world.
The Putin Interviews (2017) - TV Series
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.
2014's Maidan Massacre triggered a bloody uprising that ousted president Viktor Yanukovych and painted Russia as the perpetrator by Western media. But was it? Igor Lopatonok provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in the region which lead to the 2004 Orange Revolution, 2014 uprisings, and the violent overthrow of democratically elected Yanukovych. (imdb)
How Frans Afman, a banker from the Netherlands, developed a new system for film financing, revolutionized independent filmmaking in Hollywood, but could not prevent it all from crashing down, when ambition of others turned into greed. (imdb)
The Washington Consensus economic effects on the newly established former Yugoslav republics, also with neoliberalism as an economic concept. Looking at the examples of Ecuador and Iceland, the film tries to uncover alternatives to the prevailing orthodoxies of Western economic dictates and help developing nations find their own way to shape their economies and their countries. (imdb)
Mi Amigo Hugo (2014) - Short Film
Short Documentary about Oliver Stone friendship and admiration for Hugo Chavez.
In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were commonplace. Once inside, the filmmakers quickly discovered that they were not alone; this story is based on their experiences... (imdb)
The Untold History of the United States (2012) - TV Mini-Series
Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history. (imdb)
Oh Shit (2011) - Short Film
Oliver Stone has a quick conversation with a new found friend in a bathroom stall. (Funny or Die)
Turning Like Clockwork (2011) - Short Film
An absorbing look back at the cultural impact and lasting influence of Stanley Kubrick's uncompromising masterpiece, featuring interviews with Malcolm McDowell, Christiane Kubrick, Oliver Stone, Paul Greengrass, Sir Christopher Frayling and many others. (imdb)
As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.
Mythos & Wahrheit - Der Kennedy-Mord (2007) - TV Movie
Documentary about the conspiracy in the assassination of president John F. Kennedy.
Side Street: Where Temptation Lurks (2007) - Short Film
Featurette spotlighting the film
Act of Violence: Dealing with the Devil (2007) - Short Film
Several directors discuss the movie Act of Violence (1949).
Since the beginning of the 20th Century, Westerners have been traveling to the East in search of spiritual wisdom. By the 1950's Eastern meditation masters were coming to the West and establishing meditation centers here. This film is the story of those journeys, East and West, towards refuge. The story of Refuge is told by a series of first time interviews with renowned filmmakers who have made major motion pictures about Buddhism and by accomplished Tibetan masters who have established themselves here, in the West. (Refuge Film)
Make Your Own Damn Movie! (2005) - Direct-to-Video
Based on the book of the same name, Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Studios team share their wisdom about filmmaking to independent filmmakers everywhere. They make a documentary of the team's visits and have interviews, and there is a behind-the-scenes look at how many famous Hollywood filmmakers who started with Troma make their movies and how Troma has inspired them. (imdb)
Five Directors on 'The Battle of Algiers' (2004) - Short Film
Though clocking in at less than 18 minutes, FIVE DIRECTORS provides some information that may help the viewer appreciate aspects of director Gillo Pontecorvo's 1966 classic docudrama, THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS. (imdb)
Documentary on the director's meeting with Castro. (imdb)
Jim Brown: All American (2002) - TV Movie
Spike Lee directs this moving portrait of a complicated, charismatic man, one who has spent his life in the spotlight, first making football history as one of the 20th century's greatest athletes, and later as the star of numerous Hollywood features, where he pioneered a new kind of African-American hero. (Film Forum)
Oliver Stone's America (2001) - Direct-to-Video
Oliver Stone analyzes his life and times.
Into the Valley of Death (2001) - Direct-to-Video
A documentary that revisits the troubled filming of "Salvador", directed by Oliver Stone on locations in Mexico and in El Salvador during the civil war that killed hundreds of people. Stone along with main stars James Woods and James Belushi, and writer Richard Boyle share their experiences of making a film that not only was difficult to shoot but also difficult in dealing with a controversial topic. (imdb)
Frank Capra's American Dream (1997) - TV Movie
Documentary about Frank Capra.
Wild Palms (1993) - TV Mini-Series
LA in the near future, Harry Wykoff accepts a job as presidents of a gigantic TV company. Het is confronted with a total new technology called "The New Reality" where three-dimensional TV animated pictures are projected in living rooms all around the world. Harry launches to the top of the company with his career but once there he is caught in a web of intrigues, betrayal and murder. A game of life and death begins... (imdb)
Robert Downey, Jr. gives reports and interviews with other stars in this documentary about the Democratic National Convention in 1992.
The JFK Conspiracy (1992) - TV Movie
Up to now, no one knows the truth about the JFK assassination. But now, in a fast-paced two-hours, learn what really happened, who ordered it, and how the truth was hushed up for all these years. (imdb)
Documentary about the facts and stories behind the Oliver Stone film about the Kennedy assassination.
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (imdb)
Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident... (imdb)
After a series of mishaps, a young man is fired from his job for failing to deliver a package. He goes on a journey to find himself, encountering various characters including a priest and the owner of a pornographic bookstore, who are seen in black and white interview segments. (imdb)
Last Year in Viet Nam (1971) - Short Film
Oliver Stone's New York University student film.