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Cinematographer Robert Richardson Signs With Wme

29 April 2016 3:08 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Wme has signed Academy Award-winning cinematographer Robert Richardson.

Richardson has won three Oscars for best cinematography for his work on “JFK,” starring Kevin Costner; “The Aviator” with Leonardo DiCaprio; and “Hugo” for director Martin Scorsese.

He recently completed work on “Live By Night” for Appian Way and director Ben Affleck. It will open later this year.

Richardson is one of just three living directors of photography to win three Academy Awards. In addition, Richardson’s work has garnered him 10 Asc awards as well as nine Academy Award and four BAFTA nominations. His previous credits include “Platoon” and “Born on the Fourth of July,” directed by Oliver Stone; Scorsese’s “Casino”; “Fast, Cheap & Out of Control” for director Errol Morris, as well as “Inglorious Bastards,” “Django Unchained” and “The Hateful Eight,” directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Robert Richardson Inks With Wme

29 April 2016 10:22 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Wme has signed three-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer Robert Richardson, whose most recent credit is Quentin Tarantino’s Cinemascope Western The Hateful Eight, which earned him his ninth Oscar nomination. He just wrapped production on Ben Affleck’s Live by Night for Appian Way and Warner Bros. Richardson won Oscars for Oliver Stone’s JFK and Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator and Hugo. His credits also include Stone’s Platoon and Born on the Fourth of… »

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Snowden Gets A New Movie Poster

28 April 2016 7:32 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the Nsa and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled  [ Read More ]

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Snowden: new trailer for Oliver Stone’s new movie

27 April 2016 10:00 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Edward Snowden opposite Shailene Woodley, in Oliver Stone's Snowden. Here's the trailer and poster...

Since it was delayed from its original release slot at the end of last year, not too much has been heard of Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden movie, cunningly entitled Snowden. The film sees Joseph Gordon-Levitt take on the role of the government contractor who leaked Us government documents, with support from Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto, Melissa Leo, Tom Wilkinson, Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood and Timothy Olyphant.

The wraps are finally coming off the film, though, ahead of its new planned release date this coming September. A new trailer, poster and synopsis have been released, so let’s take them in order.

Here’s the trailer…

Here’s the poster…

And here’s the synopsis…

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, »

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Featured In New Poster And Trailer For Oliver Stone’s Snowden

27 April 2016 2:04 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Hitting theaters on September 16 is the film Snowden. Open Road Films has released a new preview and poster for their upcoming film.

Check out the official trailer below.

For those of you who tune in Sunday nights to HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” you will have seen in 2015 the host’s interview with Edward Snowden to discuss the Nsa.

Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century.

Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the Nsa and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. »

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Best Actor Watch: Snowden with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

27 April 2016 10:24 AM, PDT | AwardsDaily.com | See recent AwardsDaily news »

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. »

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Snowden Trailer #2 Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as America's Most Wanted

27 April 2016 9:44 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last year, before production started on Universal Pictures' Jason Bourne, Matt Damon teased that the story is set in a "post-Snowden world," referencing the polarizing Edward Snowden, a CIA analysts who some think is a hero and others think is a traitor. A few months after Jason Bourne hits theaters this summer, fans will get to see how Edward Snowden changed the world in the new biopic Snowden, set to arrive in theaters September 16. To get fans ready for the release, Open Road Films has debuted a new trailer and poster.

Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking »

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First trailer and poster for Oliver Stone’s Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

27 April 2016 9:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Open Road Films has released the first full trailer for director Oliver Stone’s upcoming biopic Snowden which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as CIA whistleblower Edward Snowden; take a look below, along with a new poster…

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the Nsa and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for »

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First Official Trailer For Oliver Stone’s Snowden

27 April 2016 9:28 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The story of Edward Snowden, the polarising figure who exposed the Nsa’s illegal surveillance activities and became the most wanted man in the world, seems the perfect fit for Oliver Stone. Well, the Oliver Stone who brought us Platoon and JFK, not the one who directed Savages. The first trailer does suggest the return of the angry, authority baiting Stone of old, portraying Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Snowden as a patriotic American caught up in something much, much bigger than he is. The cast, including Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Zachary Quinto, and Timothy Olyphant seem to be on top form, even if Jgl’s accent seems a bit off. Check it out below. Released: September 16th  »

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First trailer and poster arrive for Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’

27 April 2016 8:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ahead of its Stateside release this September, Open Road Films have released the new trailer and poster for Oliver Stone‘s Snowden.

Here’s the official blurb.

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought PlatoonBorn on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the Nsa and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for one of the most compelling films of the year. »

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Nails Voice of 'Snowden' in Oliver Stone Film Trailer

27 April 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The official trailer for "Snowden" is here, showing director Oliver Stone in full political paranoia mode, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing an impressive job as the titular hero/traitor.

If you've spent any time listening to Edward Snowden talk about his experience leaking classified intel from the National Security Agency (perhaps in the documentary "Citizenfour") you have an idea of his voice and cadence. Jgl nails it in the trailer, which starts with Snowden being discharged from Special Forces training after breaking both legs, and taking him through his employment at the CIA to his decision to leak information about Nsa surveillance activities.

The trailer illustrates Snowden's shock about the level of government spying, painting him as a brilliant, almost Bourne-style operative. But we also see more of Snowden's personal life, with Shailene Woodley as his girlfriend Lindsay.

Here's the trailer:

And here's the synopsis from Open Road »

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New Trailer for Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' is Here!

27 April 2016 7:39 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Open Road Films has released a brand new trailer for director Oliver Stone’s International thriller, Snowden which is based on Luke Harding's recent book, "The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man" and "Time of the Octopus" by Anatoly Kucherena.

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the Nsa and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, »

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Snowden Gets A New Movie Trailer

27 April 2016 7:32 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, tackles the most important and fascinating true story of the 21st century. Snowden, the politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley, reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the Nsa and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled  [ Read More ]

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Fights For Freedom in First Trailer For Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’

27 April 2016 6:42 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Following up Laura Poitras‘ Oscar-winning Edward Snowden exposé Citizenfour, Oliver Stone has turned the events of his life into a drama. Snowden finds Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing the whistle-blower, but more specifically diving into his time before the major events, when he served the country by enlisting in the United States Army Reserve and then working for the CIA.

Delayed from last year — and then this summer — Open Road will now release the drama this fall and the first trailer has landed today. Featuring Gordon-Levitt sporting quite an accent, the trailer heavily builds up the government conspiracy angle with a thriller tone.

With a cast also including Shailene Woodley, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Joely Richardson and Timothy Olyphant, check out the trailer and poster below:

Academy Award®-winning director Oliver Stone, who brought Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July, Wall Street and JFK to the big screen, »

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Willem Dafoe: a man for all seasons

26 April 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

For our impromptu Actors Month, members of Team Experience were free to choose any actor they wanted to discuss. Here's Daniel Crooke on Willem Dafoe.

Willem Dafoe is a Greek god, in the most ceramic of ways. Rather than present himself as a blank canvas, Dafoe’s vessel is a malleable lump of clay that he shapes on the kiln as the character sees fit. His fire-burnt expressions, calcified in psychic scars, detail their histories in an unrelenting mask of past, present, and future. The man is drama. But his tragic side so often overtakes the comic in the cultural consciousness that his nimble lightness often sneaks under the radar. As his performances play out in the frame, he tactfully tears at their rigid façades to reveal the far more complicated, often contradictory stories within; He’s always got a secret.

The severity for which his performances are known is only half the story. »

- Daniel Crooke

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When Actors Stop Acting And Start Living A Role

17 April 2016 4:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

This week, Neil Calloway argues that method acting is often unnecessary…

This week it was revealed that Jared Leto sent pornography and condoms to his Suicide Squad co-stars in preparation for his role as the Joker. When I did that with my work colleagues I got arrested, but it turns out to be Ok if you’re an Oscar winning actor. It does also highlight the issue of when acting crosses the line into living a role.

There is a long and not so proud history of actors going above and beyond to immerse themselves in the character they are playing to ensure a great performance.

Daniel Day-Lewis is currently not looking for acting work as he believes it would be hard to top his performance as the title character in Lincoln, during which he would send his co-stars text messages in character as Abraham Lincoln; I do hope Sally Field »

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Celebrating the B-movie performances of Michael Caine

14 April 2016 5:59 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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From killer bees to Steven Seagal, Michael Caine's seen it all. We celebrate five hilarious performances in five very bad B-movies...

"If there is one thing worse than being offered bad scripts it's being offered none at all," Michael Caine once noted - an admission that might explain some of the roles he's taken on over his long and often wonderful career.

Michael Caine may have attained national treasure status now, but from the late 70s to the middle of the 90s, classic roles like Dr Frank Bryant in Educating Rita and Scrooge The Muppet Christmas Carol were interspersed with some - shall we say - less acclaimed movies. Yet even when the production values were awful, the script stank and the films flopped, Michael Caine's performances often remained fascinating. This isn't to say he was necessarily putting his heart and soul into them - »

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Oliver Stone to Receive Nantucket Film Festival Honor

29 March 2016 7:31 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Oliver Stone will be honored with the Nantucket Film Festival’s 2016 Screenwriters Tribute Award.

Stone’s latest film, 2016’s “Snowden,” profiles former CIA employee Edward Snowden and stars Joseph Gordon-LevittShailene Woodley and Scott Eastwood.

Oliver Stone has brought some of the most thought-provoking, illuminating and iconic cinema to audiences over the years. The vastness of his body of written work can be seen in both breadth and depth,” said the festival’s executive director, Mystelle Brabbée, in a statement. “Very few screenwriters have consistently reached as high or have taken as many chances in screenplay after screenplay.”

With four decades of experience in the industry, Stone has written, directed and produced nearly 30 feature films, accruing a total of three Oscar wins: Best Director for “Born on the Fourth of July” (1989), Best Director for “Platoon” (1986) and Best Writing for “Midnight Express” (1979).

Previous recipients of the Screenwriters Tribute Award, »

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Oliver Stone denies reports he planned El Chapo movie with Sean Penn

11 March 2016 1:47 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The Daily Mail alleges the Oscar-winning director of Platoon was represented by Argentinian film producers at actor’s meeting with Mexican mobster

The Hollywood director Oliver Stone has denied reports he planned a blockbuster film starring Sean Penn as the Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.

Related: Sean Penn on El Chapo interview: 'I have a terrible regret'

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Oliver Stone Slams Reports of His Involvement in El Chapo Film as "Unfounded" (Exclusive)

10 March 2016 6:54 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Oscar-winning writer-director Oliver Stone has dismissed as “unfounded” widely disseminated reports that he had sought to obtain the movie rights to the life story of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. In a statement issued Thursday to The Hollywood Reporter, Stone said: “As the Daily Mail would know had it contacted me, the story is unfounded.” Stone, the maker of such films as Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July and the upcoming Snowden, was referring to an article that appeared in the British tabloid on Wednesday, which claimed the real reason his former colleague Sean

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