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“Permanent Record”: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

“Permanent Record”: US Government Sues Edward Snowden Over his Memoir

Permanent Record, Edward Snowden’s memoir came out today. It has gone on sale in 20 countries, including the US, UK, Germany and Canada. And just as quickly, the US government has filed a lawsuit against Snowden and his publisher MacMillan Books. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]

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“Permanent Record”: Edward Snowden Memoir Out in September – We Have Questions

On Thursday morning, Edward Snowden announced he wrote a book. Permanent Record will be published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of MacMillan Publishing. It will be released in 20 countries on September 17th, including the US, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]

Stan Lee, Oliver Stone, and the Mystery of the Lost Stan Lee Movie Cameo

It’s no understatement to say that Stan Lee has become just as famous to the current generation of fans for his movie cameos, as he is for his co-creation of a very large chunk of the foundation of the Marvel Universe. Whenever a new Marvel movie is announced, questions about Stan’s cameo in the film […]

Snowden Comic-Con Trailer Intensifies The Risks Of Exposing The Government

As premiered at Comic-Con International: San Diego today, the new trailer for Snowden offers a better look at the danger involved in Edward Snowden’s choice to reveal the government’s widespread surveillance of American citizens. During the panel, director Oliver Stone Stone said, “Snowden is a larger than life story about what’s happening right now an […]

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Oliver Stone Thinks Pokemon Go Is Leading To A Totalitarian State

Oliver Stone was out at SDCC today, showing off the upcoming biopic Snowden, and he touched on a topic that will probably be pretty dear to the Comic Con crowd: Pokemon Go. To say he is not a fan is putting it lightly. During the panel, the politically charged director expressed some pretty serious concerns about the game, […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Runs To Tell The Truth In Snowden Trailer

Open Road has released a trailer for Oliver Stone‘s upcoming Snowden. Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Edward Snowden, the NSA consultant who learns of the agency’s massive — and illegal — surveillance program. Leaking the information, he became a wanted man in the United States and a polarizing figure. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlSAiI3xMh4[/youtube] Snowden opens on September 16th.

Video Essay Examines David Lynch’s Lost Highway As A Response To Oliver Stone

In this video essay from Jeff Keeling (via One Perfect Shot) takes a look at director David Lynch‘s film Lost Highway as a response to imitators, particularly Oliver Stone, who served as executive producer on Wild Palms. The series that aired on ABC following the cancellation of Lynch’s Twin Peaks and shares some similarities with […]

Michael Mann And Baz Luhrmann Both Considering 3D Projects

20th Century Fox seem to be more keen on Blu-ray than many of their counterparts (the obvious exception would be Sony, who invented the format_. As well as unveiling their plans for Star Wars at the CES, the studio also held a panel discussion with three directors who love Blu-ray: Michael Mann, Oliver Stone and […]

Five Things About Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, With Oliver Stone

Bleeding Cool’s roving reporter Melinda Seckington last week roved into a discussion with Oliver Stone. Here are Five Things he told her about Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. 1. Why 2008 Was So Important To This Film In 2006 I said yes, let’s try something. We had Stephen Schiff write a good script, but it […]