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ACTOR/ACTIVIST RUSSELL MEANS DEAD AT 72

October 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Russell Means, who first rose to prominence as a leader of the 1973 Wounded Knee uprising of Native American activists and who later was cast in a major role in the movie The Last of the Mohicans, has died of cancer at his ranch in Porcupine, South Dakota at age 72. Means became a popular […]

LABEOUF DESCRIBES CONFRONTATION WITH STONE

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When appearing at promotional events with the actors in their movies, directors frequently assert that they welcome their suggestions for dialogue changes. But at Monday night’s premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in New York, Shia LaBeouf indicated that Oliver Stone may not be so receptive. As related today by New York magazine’s Vulture […]

OLIVER STONE: AT CANNES, SCALPING NEVER SLEEPS

May 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Oliver Stone is having difficulty scoring tickets for his own film at the Cannes Film Festival. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is due to premiere at the festival tonight (Friday), well in advance of its scheduled release in September. Buttonholed by New York magazine on Thursday, Stone said that he was spending his time “trying […]

CANNES LINEUP ANNOUNCED

April 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

British director Mike Leigh, who has already won the Cannes Film Festival’s top Palme d’Or award twice, will be going for his third win this year with the announcement that his new film, Another Year, has been selected for the competition. At a press conference in Paris today, festival director Thierry Frémaux announced the 63rd […]