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The News & Observer
Meet the hardest working man in criticismlike, ‘Why isn’t this in the book? Why is this No. 4 and not No. 50?’ Things li
Meet the hardest working man in criticism
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
like, ‘Why isn’t this in the book? Why is this No. 4 and not No. 50?’ Things like that.” I’m never going to review an Oliver Stone movie again because he’s my friend. However, he also has gotten feedback from people who’ve appreciated the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shailene Woodley clashes prints and textures at Zurich Film Festivalsee-through elements Handsome: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt also stepped out in
Shailene Woodley clashes prints and textures at Zurich Film Festival
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
see-through elements Handsome: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt also stepped out in a slick grey suit alongside director, Oliver Stone Wrapping warm: She layered her jumper with a smart shirt underneath Stunner: Shailene showed off her pretty... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
“Snowden”2 hours 10 minutes Oliver Stone’s again uncovering conspiracies behind every d
“Snowden”
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 hours ago
2 hours 10 minutes Oliver Stone’s again uncovering conspiracies behind every dark corner. takes us into the super snooping operations of the CIA and the National Security Agency. Stone makes a martyr out of computer geek Edward Snowden,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Experiencing Oliver Stonegeneration of film buffs and critics, including Matt Zoller Seitz, who describe
Experiencing Oliver Stone
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
generation of film buffs and critics, including Matt Zoller Seitz, who describes the streak in the preface to his book “The Oliver Stone Experience” this way: “It’s hard to describe to somebody who wasn’t alive at the time (and old enough to see... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Sadly, it's time Chris Bosh lives his good life without basketballIt ends here, right? He can still believe there's some sort of medical and bas
Sadly, it's time Chris Bosh lives his good life without basketball
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
It ends here, right? He can still believe there's some sort of medical and basketball conspiracy against him, like some Oliver Stone script, if he wants. But after being diagnosed with a third blood clot in less than three years, according to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Fidel Castro's photographer is his sonCastro's health, Alex Castro's photographs of his father meeting with Russian P
Fidel Castro's photographer is his son
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Castro's health, Alex Castro's photographs of his father meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US movie director Oliver Stone and Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona functioned as a sort of proof of life. "They are not so much official... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sully maintains box office altitudean estimate of $12.1 million by Hollywood Stock Exchange. The third wide relea
Sully maintains box office altitude
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
an estimate of $12.1 million by Hollywood Stock Exchange. The third wide release of the weekend, Snowden, was directed by Oliver Stone and features Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the federal employee who revealed the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shailene Woodley goes braless in floral dress at Snowden premiereset off with sparkling silver earrings. Shailene was also accompanied by Josep
Shailene Woodley goes braless in floral dress at Snowden premiere
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
set off with sparkling silver earrings. Shailene was also accompanied by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the film’s director, Oliver Stone, at the event. Red carpet style: Shailene showed off some skin by going braless in the show-stopping... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
SnowdenJoseph Gordon Levitt plays Edward in Oliver Stone's new biopic. Oliver Stone'
Snowden
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
Joseph Gordon Levitt plays Edward in Oliver Stone's new biopic. Oliver Stone's over-emphatic style can be alienating, particularly when he's over-explaining things that don't need explaining, while glossing over the more interesting details.... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
WhitehatJoseph Gordon-Levitt sweats out a CIA polygraph test in Snowden. In some ways,
Whitehat
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Joseph Gordon-Levitt sweats out a CIA polygraph test in Snowden. In some ways, Oliver Stone suits an Edward Snowden biopic perfectly. Who better to tell the story of this generation’s foremost government whistle-blower than a paranoid... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Arnon Milchan Set for Gotham Awards Industry TributeThe New Regency head will be honored alongside Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke and Olive
Arnon Milchan Set for Gotham Awards Industry Tribute
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
The New Regency head will be honored alongside Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke and Oliver Stone at the Nov. 28 independent film awards. Arnon Milchan is set to receive the industry tribute at the 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards, it was announced... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Snowden provides alternative to media narrative – The Johns Hopkins NewsJoseph Gordon-Levitt stars as the controversial lead in Snowden. Released last
Snowden provides alternative to media narrative – The Johns Hopkins News
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 2 days ago
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as the controversial lead in Snowden. Released last Friday, Snowden, Oliver Stone’s thrilling biopic of the controversial man who leaked thousands of classified government documents to global journalists, is a well-made... Read more
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Variety
Arnon Milchan to Receive Industry Tribute at 2016 Gotham Awards2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards, as part of a slate of Gotham tributes that
Arnon Milchan to Receive Industry Tribute at 2016 Gotham Awards
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards, as part of a slate of Gotham tributes that already includes Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke and Oliver Stone. The Gotham Awards will honor Milchan for a career that includes “Brazil,” “Once Upon a Time in America,”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shailene Woodley sports questionable tropical print ensembleensemble while launching new biographical thriller Snowden alongside co-star Jo
Shailene Woodley sports questionable tropical print ensemble
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
ensemble while launching new biographical thriller Snowden alongside co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the film’s director, Oliver Stone. Decorated with a garishly coloured tropical vista, the loose fitting outfit ensured Shailene stood out during... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ a noble, if flawed, dramatizationReview: It’s a tall order to squeeze the story of Edward Snowden’s life into
Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ a noble, if flawed, dramatization
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 2 days ago
Review: It’s a tall order to squeeze the story of Edward Snowden’s life into a feature-length film. With Snowden, the new film from director Oliver Stone, this is sorely obvious. At 138... Read more
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Salon.com
“I’m still angry”: Oliver Stone slams “superficial election,” media “idiots,” Orwellian U.S. politics“I’m 70 years old and I’m still angry,” said Oliver Stone. “I’m still angry abo
“I’m still angry”: Oliver Stone slams “superficial election,” media “idiots,” Orwellian U.S. politics
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m 70 years old and I’m still angry,” said Oliver Stone. “I’m still angry about the way we treat people. It’s depressing as hell.” The Oscar-winning filmmaker turned 70 last week. He also released his latest broadside against American corruption... Read more
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CBC.ca
A presidential pardon for Edward Snowden? Don't count on itdetails about the U.S. government's surveillance programs. This campaign comes
A presidential pardon for Edward Snowden? Don't count on it
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
details about the U.S. government's surveillance programs. This campaign comes, coincidentally, with the release of a new Oliver Stone film — a largely glowing portrayal of the fugitive — and a damning U.S. House Intelligence Committee report... Read more
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Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
Stone plays it safe with ‘Snowden’� unspools like a dramatized version of Laura Poitras�s Oscar-winning documenta
Stone plays it safe with ‘Snowden’
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
� unspools like a dramatized version of Laura Poitras�s Oscar-winning documentary �CitizenFour.� And with conspiracy-lover Oliver Stone at the helm that might have been enough if he wasn�t so distracted by the inconsequential love story between... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shailene Woodley celebrates Germany Oktoberfestwas snapped enjoying Oktoberfest activities there with her co-star Joseph Gordo
Shailene Woodley celebrates Germany Oktoberfest
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
was snapped enjoying Oktoberfest activities there with her co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the film's venerated director, Oliver Stone. The Simi Valley, California native's girl next door looks blended in perfectly with the seasonal garb, as she... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the USDirector Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the US
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Director Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, who infamously leaked thousands of classified documents to the press. (M) General release (139 minutes) This might be the most truthful movie... Read more
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WA Today
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the USDirector Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the US
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Director Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, who infamously leaked thousands of classified documents to the press. (M) General release (139 minutes) This might be the most truthful movie... Read more
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Canberra Times
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the USDirector Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the US
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Director Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, who infamously leaked thousands of classified documents to the press. (M) General release (139 minutes) This might be the most truthful movie... Read more
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The Age
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the USDirector Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the US
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Director Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, who infamously leaked thousands of classified documents to the press. (M) General release (139 minutes) This might be the most truthful movie... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the USDirector Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by
Snowden review: Oliver Stone dares with truthful portrait of man who exposed the US
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Director Oliver Stone tells the story of NSA employee Edward Snowden, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, who infamously leaked thousands of classified documents to the press. (M) General release (139 minutes) This might be the most truthful movie... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Somebody's Watchin' MeSitting down to an Oliver Stone movie is always an exciting proposition. Whethe
Somebody's Watchin' Me
The Source Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Sitting down to an Oliver Stone movie is always an exciting proposition. Whether you think he is a master provocateur and filmmaker or just a blowhard, there is no denying that he is capable of creating quite a reaction. In case you're not familiar... Read more
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Daily Examiner
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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Northern Star
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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Queensland Times
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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News Mail
What's on the big screen this weekshould see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama tha
What's on the big screen this week
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
should see it: Levitt delivers a solid performance in this fact-based drama that should be a thrilling ride but director Oliver Stone plays things a bit safe. Bridget Jones's Baby (M) Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in a scene... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
You can't go to the movies to escape politicsthese movies and TV shows define America's experiment in self-government for be
You can't go to the movies to escape politics
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
these movies and TV shows define America's experiment in self-government for better or worse. For three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone, known for films like "Platoon" and "Born on the Fourth of July," that has been a theme revisited throughout his... Read more
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Newsmax
Washington Post Media Columnist: Pardon 'Brave' Snowdennot threaten him with imprisonment or keep him in exile." Snowden, who is now
Washington Post Media Columnist: Pardon 'Brave' Snowden
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
not threaten him with imprisonment or keep him in exile." Snowden, who is now living in Russia and is the subject of a new Oliver Stone docudrama, fled the United States after leaking documents that showed the wide extent to which the government... Read more
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News.com.au
Oliver Stone doesn’t do justice to the true tale of Edward SnowdenDirector: Oliver Stone (Platoon) Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Wood
Oliver Stone doesn’t do justice to the true tale of Edward Snowden
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Director: Oliver Stone (Platoon) Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Tom Wilkinson. He couldn’t keep a secret. But could he make a difference? So who is Edward Snowden, the enigmatic subject of... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Ed Snowden warns against using Google’s new chat app Alloincluded PRISM, which accessed user content held by Google, among other major t
Ed Snowden warns against using Google’s new chat app Allo
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 3 days ago
included PRISM, which accessed user content held by Google, among other major tech brands. Snowden is also the subject of Oliver Stone-directed major motion picture Snowden, which released in theatres this month. Aside from warning users away... Read more
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ABC News
Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Meeting Edward Snowdenand want to see him executed or what do you wanna give them apart in like he wa
Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Meeting Edward Snowden
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
and want to see him executed or what do you wanna give them apart in like he wants from President Obama but if you see. Oliver stone's. Movie. About Snowden. You're gonna have some idea and one of the best ideas Oliver Stone has with testing... Read more
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The Miami Hurricane
‘Snowden’ film combines political drama, love storyis in Russia, living the life of a man without a country. Three years after Sn
‘Snowden’ film combines political drama, love story
The Miami Hurricane / Posted 3 days ago
is in Russia, living the life of a man without a country. Three years after Snowden’s whistle blowing, film director Oliver Stone decided to make a biographical drama about his life. Oliver Stone is an Academy Award-winning director of... Read more
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Salon.com
Oliver Stone talks “Snowden”: NSA leaker is more than a whistleblower, he’s a “lie-exposer”“I know you’re not going to believe this, but I see myself as a storyteller,” s
Oliver Stone talks “Snowden”: NSA leaker is more than a whistleblower, he’s a “lie-exposer”
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
“I know you’re not going to believe this, but I see myself as a storyteller,” said Oliver Stone. The director of “JFK,” “Platoon” and the new political thriller “Snowden” added that he tries to tell stories that others ignore. “There are too many... Read more
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Black Press USA
Black Films and Artists Triumph at 2016 Toronto International Film Festivalhave supporting roles in this chronicling of a controversial geek who stole gov
Black Films and Artists Triumph at 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
Black Press USA / Posted 3 days ago
have supporting roles in this chronicling of a controversial geek who stole government data. According to director/writer Oliver Stone, Edward Snowden is a whistleblower hero. As the NSA’s illegal surveillance habits get exposed, you can partially... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
SnowdenDirector Oliver Stone, with his history of cinematic button-pushing, conspiracy
Snowden
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
Director Oliver Stone, with his history of cinematic button-pushing, conspiracy-sharing and assorted anti-hero mythmaking, seems like a good fit for the story of why and how one civilian took extra-legal steps to expose the government’s extra-legal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Snowden vindicated': Joseph Gordon-Levitt on his biopichas been vindicated': Joseph Gordon-Levitt on his biopic Edward Snowden's stor
'Snowden vindicated': Joseph Gordon-Levitt on his biopic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
has been vindicated': Joseph Gordon-Levitt on his biopic Edward Snowden's story is ready made for film and director Oliver Stone has taken up the challenge with a thriller film due to be released this week. Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Director Oliver Stone talks ‘Snowden’ movieVideo: As Hollywood director Oliver Stone’s biopic on NSA whistleblower Edwar
Director Oliver Stone talks ‘Snowden’ movie
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Video: As Hollywood director Oliver Stone’s biopic on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden hit theatres recently, the Academy Award winning director talks about his new film, “Snowden.” Stone says that it... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Movie review: 'Snowden' shows a kinder, gentler, but sometimes stronger Oliver StoneOliver Stone has frequently been labeled a political filmmaker, but that's a su
Movie review: 'Snowden' shows a kinder, gentler, but sometimes stronger Oliver Stone
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
Oliver Stone has frequently been labeled a political filmmaker, but that's a superficial observation. Whether spinning portraits of Richard Nixon and George W. Bush or depicting the horrors and aftermath of a divisive war in "Platoon" and "Born on... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
"Snowden" director, cast attend Munich film premiereof the film ''Snowden'' in Munich, Germany where much of the controversial movi
"Snowden" director, cast attend Munich film premiere
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
of the film ''Snowden'' in Munich, Germany where much of the controversial movie was filmed. Julie Noce reports. Director Oliver Stone and the cast of his new film "Snowden" hit the red carpet in Munich, Germany on Monday for the film's European... Read more
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The Hill
House panel looks into Reddit post about Clinton emails | Hacker claims he hit hundreds of government serversof American privacy, the man dedicated to keeping government prying eyes away."
House panel looks into Reddit post about Clinton emails | Hacker claims he hit hundreds of government servers
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
of American privacy, the man dedicated to keeping government prying eyes away." "A new film from serial mis-portrayer Oliver Stone casts Snowden as a real life James Bond serving us all. So let's forget the group of Republican and Democrat... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Warped" WaPo Calls For Prosecution Of Its Own Source (after Accepting Pulitzer For Snowden Leaks)the face of a growing ACLU and Amnesty-led campaign to secure a pardon for Snow
"Warped" WaPo Calls For Prosecution Of Its Own Source (after Accepting Pulitzer For Snowden Leaks)
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
the face of a growing ACLU and Amnesty-led campaign to secure a pardon for Snowden, timed to this weekend’s release of the Oliver Stone biopic “Snowden,” the Post editorial page today not only argued in opposition to a pardon, but explicitly... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shailene Woodley stuns in a quirky gown at Snowden photocall in Munichgood company: The Descendants star cosied up to her Snowden co-star Joseph Gord
Shailene Woodley stuns in a quirky gown at Snowden photocall in Munich
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
good company: The Descendants star cosied up to her Snowden co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt and director Oliver Stone Radiant: Shailene highlighted her cheekbones with a dash of bronze shimmer and accentuated her peepers with... Read more
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USA Today
Rieder: Why Edward Snowden deserves clemencyLiberties Union — launched a campaign to secure a pardon for Snowden. The effor
Rieder: Why Edward Snowden deserves clemency
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Liberties Union — launched a campaign to secure a pardon for Snowden. The effort dovetails with the release of Snowden, an Oliver Stone movie that offers a very sympathetic portrait of its namesake. Now the Post isn't arguing that Snowden is... Read more
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Salon.com
Snowden vs. “Snowden”: Oliver Stone’s American hero, and the real guy who told us things we didn’t want to knowan extensive pattern of blatantly unconstitutional government overreach, it wou
Snowden vs. “Snowden”: Oliver Stone’s American hero, and the real guy who told us things we didn’t want to know
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
an extensive pattern of blatantly unconstitutional government overreach, it would seem that the left has a point too. Oliver Stone can’t help trying to jam the real life of Edward Snowden into his personal narrative template, the same one... Read more
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