Oliver Stone

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Tom Sizemore obituary
Actor who shared some personality traits with the volatile characters he played in films such as Heat and Natural Born Killers

Michael Carlson

05, Mar, 2023 @1:04 PM

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Support for Putin among western celebrities drains away over Ukraine
Steven Seagal is isolated voice in backing Russian president as Gérard Depardieu, Silvio Berlusconi and others condemn invasion

Pjotr Sauer

11, Apr, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Putin’s Hollywood pals – the stars who snuggled up to the Russian dictator
From Leonardo DiCaprio to Steven Seagal, Tinseltown’s biggest names were once happy to hang out with the invading president. Are they all now cringing? Not entirely

Phil Hoad

07, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Charlie Sheen on making Platoon: ‘We screamed for the medic!’
‘Forest Whitaker macheted his thumb, Tom Berenger knifed his foot, Willem Dafoe got medivacked – and Oliver Stone jumped up and down with joy’

Interviews by Simon Bland

03, Jan, 2022 @12:27 PM

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JFK Revisited: Through the Looking Glass review – Oliver Stone returns to the grassy knoll
This doc is packed with facts related to the 1963 assassination yet is frustratingly short on answers

Peter Bradshaw

24, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Oliver Stone derided for film about ‘modest’ former Kazakh president
Eight-hour series about Nursultan Nazarbayev criticised for stoking cult of personality of 30-year ruler

Andrew Roth in Moscow

11, Jul, 2021 @9:13 AM

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Brothers in Arms review – Platoon's veterans hold their audience hostage
Gruelling, macho and punishingly dull: welcome to the making-of documentary about Oliver Stone’s Vietnam classic

Ellen E Jones

01, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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From Platoon to Winter Soldier: 10 of the best Vietnam war films
As Spike Lee releases new war drama Da 5 Bloods, we look back at the ways cinema has represented the 20-year conflict

Andrew Pulver

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Fists of fear: severed hands in films – ranked!
With the imminent release of the French animation J’ai Perdu Mon Corps – in which a hand tries to reconnect (literally) with its body – we hail some of the great severed appendages of cinema

Anne Billson

14, Nov, 2019 @1:04 PM

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Natural Born Killers at 25: the problem with Oliver Stone's hit film
The controversy-courting 1994 road movie about a couple of bloodthirsty killers took the media to task but failed to investigate further

Charles Bramesco

26, Aug, 2019 @3:09 PM

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Who should direct the Donald Trump biopic?
After Dan Rather tweeted out a suggestion that Martin Scorsese should take charge of Trump: The Movie, here’s a look at who else could capture the life of the president

Zach Vasquez

27, Aug, 2018 @2:43 PM

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Roman Polanski and great artists’ flawed genius | Letters
Letters: W Stephen Gilbert writes that what unites most of the men currently accused of sexually ‘inappropriate behaviour’ is their work in progressive and socio-politically challenging films; while Jan Potworowski says that historical context may help us understand, but not excuse, Polanski’s behaviour


31, Jan, 2018 @6:05 PM

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