Oliver Stone

Any Given Sunday

Now, I enjoy football as much as the next gal (Go, Seahawks!), but I also know it is a game and it isn’t the end-all/be-all of the New World Order. Or at least it shouldn’t be. But Oliver Stone takes football very very seriously. He has footage of football players interspersed with gladiators fighting to …

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Alexander

Wait a minute, nobody around here has reviewed Alexander yet?  Not one of us rushed right out to see Oliver Stone’s epic masterpiece?  No one even wanted to see Colin Farrell’s bits and pieces on the big screen?  Huh.  I guess it’s up to me to explain how Alexander both succeeds and falls flat, creating …

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Savages

Anchored in the gruesomely violent world of Mexican drug cartels – who don’t take kindly to interlopers, competition or the word “no” – the film is based on Don Winslow’s novel of the same, and tells the story of best buds Chon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Johnson). Chon’s an aggressive, no-nonsense war vet, Ben’s …

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