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monster hunt 585 Movie News: See the New Monster by Shreks Designer, Plus: Oliver Stone Is Making an Edward Snowden Movie

Monster Hunt: Will this friendly-looking creature be the next Shrek? Raman Hui certainly hopes so. Hui, the character designer for Shrek and co-director of Shrek the Third, unveiled the design for his latest creation, Woba, who will star in Monster Hunt, due out in Asia in February 2015. The live-action project is a family-friendly fantasy about Woba, who seeks to bring… Continue reading Movie News: See the New 'Monster' by 'Shrek''s Designer, Plus: Oliver Stone Is Making an Edward Snowden Movie

  • On writing ‘Scarface’

    “<a href=”http://articles.latimes.com/1989-12-17/entertainment/ca-1635_1_oliver-stone” target=”_hplink”>I was doing a lot of coke at that time</a>. I understood the meglomania, the delight, the paranoia of cocaine. I was near the top of the film business and nearly blew it away. ‘Scarface’ was my farewell to coke. ‘Salvador’ was my comeback from the abyss.”

  • On George H. W. Bush

    “<a href=”http://articles.latimes.com/1989-12-17/entertainment/ca-1635_1_oliver-stone/2″ target=”_hplink”>The vandals are at the gate</a>. We have a fascist security state

  • In a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter, director Oliver Stone proudly claimed that “grass is God’s gift” and that “California makes the best in the world.” Apparently, he’s looking to prove both of these statements true in his newest film, “Savages.”

    Based on the Don Winslow book, “Savages” follows two California pot dealers (Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Ben and Taylor Kitsch as Chon) who get mixed up with the Mexican cartel… Continue reading 'Savages' Review: The Pros And Cons Of Oliver Stone's Drug War Movie

    “Cartel wars are going around as we speak, you read it all the time in the news,” star Demián Bichir says in the newest featurette from Oliver Stone’s “Savages.”

    The movie, which hits theaters this Friday, illustrates Mexico’s vicious drug wars, with Blake Lively playing the kidnapped girlfriend of drug dealers Chon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson).

    However, as the cast and crew of the film explains, Stone’s newest underworld expose… Continue reading 'Savages' Clip: Blake Lively, John Travolta Talk Oliver Stone's New Thriller (VIDEO)

    Actor Demian Bichir is likely to make waves when more people start seeing his performance in Chris Weitz’s drama A Better Life when it opens on June 24, and Oliver Stone must have been duly impressed as he’s added the actor to his ensemble cast for Savages , his adaptation of Don Winslow’s novel which will start filming on July 6.

    Bichir, who played Fidel Castro in Steven Soderbergh’s Che… Continue reading Demian Bichir Joins Oliver Stone's Savages