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Oliver Stone Preps My Lai Movie

Aug 30, 2007
Bruce Willis will star in an Oliver Stone film about the My Lai massacre, perhaps the most infamous atrocity to emerge from the Vietnam War. In other Stone news, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he has "no objection, generally speaking," to the director's rumored desire to make a biopic about him but that Stone would need to "let me know what are the frameworks."

To Iran, He’s Just Another Devil

Jul 3, 2007
Plans by director Oliver Stone (pictured) to make a film focusing on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have met with opposition from the Iranian government, which, according to a spokesperson, considers Stone's movies to be "part of the 'Great Satan.' "
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Stone Shoots Ad Supporting U.S. Troop Withdrawal

May 5, 2007
Director Oliver Stone has announced the winning entry, chosen by voting members of MoveOn.org, from a series of videotaped interviews with Iraq war veterans and their families. Stone has cut the interview with former infantry Sgt. John Bruhns into a 30-second TV spot, ending with a voice-over by Vietnam vet Ron Kovic saying: "Support our troops. Bring them home."

Stone, MoveOn.org Join Forces

Apr 20, 2007
Director Oliver Stone is teaming up with MoveOn.org and VoteVets.org for a project called "VideoVets: Bring Our Troops Home." Viewers can vote at MoveOn's site to pick the winning entry from a series of more than 20 videotaped interviews of veterans and family members speaking out about the U.S. policy in Iraq. Stone will make the top entry into a 30-second TV spot.

Oliver Stone on the Future of Political Cinema

Feb 18, 2007
In a video interview with Counterpunch magazine, the legendary filmmaker discusses the power of movies to engender social change on a grass-roots level. (Fellow director Tao Ruspoli conducts this street-level interview on the eve of his own Ken Kesey-esque bus trip across America to shoot socially conscious films.) Watch it