Tag Archives: Oliver Stone

Nixon (1995)

A grandstanding achievement from Oliver Stone. Nixon has the sweep and length of an all-American epic but really it’s just an incredibly in-depth character study. I always respond to Stone’s work when he turns things up to the max and when he clearly has … Continue reading

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U Turn (1997)

It’s a good time to be an Oliver Stone fan. Or at the very least it’s a good time to be thinking about Oliver Stone. His latest film Snowden has just hit cinemas but more interestingly, Matt Zoller Seitz recently published The Oliver Stone Experience; … Continue reading

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The Doors (1991)

With The Doors, Oliver Stone was able to bring the mysticism brewing under the surface in many of his films completely to the fore. It’s none more apparent than in the film’s most memorable and endlessly parodied scene in which Jim … Continue reading

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Born on the Fourth of July (1988)

Something came over me and I had the urge to make my way through the Oliver Stone movies I’ve never seen. Born on the Fourth of July is the biggie. It was nominated for a ton of Oscars and won a few … Continue reading

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