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Platoon won him Oscars for best picture and director. He would receive another Academy Award for directing 1989’s Fourth of July. (He has received 11 nominations in all.) Those films, along with Wall Street (1987) and JFK (1991), put Oliver Stone firmly in the pantheon of America’s greatest living directors.  And although he has ruffled some colleagues — possibly including longtime cinematographer Robert Richardson, with whom he “had a divorce, and like all divorces, it was painful” —  the director has got his feet firmly planted on the ground when it comes to playing the Hollywood game. And as The Hollywood

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