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  1. Wall St crooks and super wealthy a big hit on TV and at the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... to have wider appeal than in the past, with sizable audiences being pulled in. While clearly a few movies like Oliver Stone's 1987 "Wall Street," and the raucous 1983 comedy "Trading Places" were very successful, there have also been many failures ...

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  2. Wall Street crooks get a screen test - and this time pull in big audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to have wider appeal than in the past, with sizable audiences being pulled in. While clearly a few movies like Oliver Stone's 1987 "Wall Street," and the raucous 1983 comedy "Trading Places" were very successful, there have also been many failures ...

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  3. 11 essential football movies you can watch before Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Cleveland.com

    ... in such a raw and realistic manner on the big screen. "Any Given Sunday" is hardly a film for the ages, but Oliver Stone's grim take on the NFL features one of the most memorable locker room speeches in movie history, given by a Al Pacino at the top ...

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  4. THR Cinematographers Roundtable: First-Time Directors, Knowing When to Quit, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | /film

    ... the Dead , but apparently the cinematographer's relationship with Scorsese is why we haven't seen him work with Oliver Stone since U-Turn : I took a Marty [Scorsese] movie, and [Stone's] film got delayed. It could have fit, but he felt it was a ...

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  5. Richard Dreyfuss dishes on playing Bernie MadoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    But decades after Gordon Gecko uttered those famous words in Oliver Stone's "Wall Street" , Hollywood is once again obsessed with corrupt high finance, from Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" to Adam McKay's "The Big Short" and now ABC's miniseries "Madoff." The two-part drama - debuting Wednesday and concluding Thursday - stars Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss as notorious criminal Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme bilked $65 billion from unsuspecting victims for 40 years until his 2008 arrest and 2009 sentencing to 150 years in prison.

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  6. A look at the best music biopic portrayalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | New York Daily News

    ... musician. The Lizard King was a peculiar frontman, to say the least, and Val Kilmer portrayed him perfectly in Oliver Stone's 1991 film, Like most of Stone's work, "The Doors" is over the top, best Kilmer shines throughout, even if he harps on ...

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  7. Civil War Film "Union Bound" Gets New Release DateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | PRWeb

    ... Hoover, an unlikely survivor of the Underground Railroad. Union Bound stars Sean Stone (son of famed director Oliver Stone) as real life soldier Joseph Hoover, who receives the help of freed slaves on his journey back to the Union. Directed by ...

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  8. Wall Street 2 teaser trailer arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The teaser trailer for Oliver Stone's Wall Street 2 has arrived , and the 90-second clip, sadly, isn't particularly intriguing. The sequel to the 1987 hit has Michael Douglas reprising his Oscar-winning role as corporate shark Gordon Gekko, fresh out of prison with his giant cell phone and unchanged attitude.

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  9. Even the S&M scenes in Showtime's Wall Street drama 'Billions' feel goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Washington Post

    ... to the villainous fat cats who preach the gospel of greed. I don't mean the good Wall Street stuff (including Oliver Stone's " Wall Street ," which was released in 1987 and got better with age, and several other high-finance dramas that followed, up ...

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  10. Alejandro Inarritu's shot at making directorial historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | New York Daily News

    ... the foreign language nominee "Amores Perros," would join John Ford and Joseph Mankiewicz in the elite group. Oliver Stone won twice, for the Vietnam War movies "Platoon" (in 1986) and "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989). He could have joined the ...

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  11. Brian Bedford, Versatile Actor Of The Old School, Is Dead At 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Deadline

    ... remembered as the voice of Robin Hood in Disney's 1973 animated feature, and as FBI number two Clyde Tolson in Oliver Stone's 1995 Nixon , opposite Anthony Hopkins as the President and Bob Hoskins as J. Edgar Hoover. Earlier he appeared with James ...

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  12. Theater: Pines Dinner Theatre returns to '20s with 'Lucky Malone' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Morning Call

    ... School of the Arts and has taken classes with Sabrina Dhawan ("Monsoon Wedding"), Todd Solondz ("Happiness"), Oliver Stone ("Platoon"), and Richard Wesley ("Uptown Saturday Night"). "I kept coming back to Robert Capa, not only because I'm an artist, ...

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  13. December of Obamaism May Cast a Gloom But America Can WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | New York Sun

    ... the television and radio bosses, William Paley, David Sarnoff, and others. There were no sick myth-makers like Oliver Stone, to claim that Lyndon Johnson murdered John F. Kennedy or that Richard Nixon was a pawn of corrupt oil interests. Howard ...

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  14. Sanders vowing to break up banks during first year in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Echo

    ... that applies to Wall Street and all Americans". He issued a rebuttal of Gordon Gekko, the main antagonist of Oliver Stone's 1987 film " Wall Street ", who famously remarked that "greed is good". Mr. Sanders took aim at large financial institutions ...

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  15. Sanders: 'If Wall Street does not end its greed, we will'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... is not the exception to the rule. It is the rule." He issued a rebuttal of Gordon Gekko, the main antagonist of Oliver Stone's 1987 film "Wall Street," who famously remarked that "greed is good." "To those on Wall Street who may be listening today, ...

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  16. Bernie Sanders Big Bank PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... industry as one run on "greed, fraud, dishonesty and arrogance." He put a twist on a famed line from a 1980s Oliver Stone film, telling those listening on Wall Street that "Greed is not good." Under Sanders' plan, "too-big-to-fail" companies whose ...

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  17. by Conrad BlackThe country, bloody, bowed, is yet lumbering...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... and all the others were professionally patriotic Americans, as were Samuel There were no sick myth-makers like Oliver Stone, to claim that Lyndon Johnson murdered John F. Kennedy or that Richard Nixon was a pawn of corrupt oil interests. Howard ...

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  18. Sanders pledges to break up banks during 1st year in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | SFGate

    ... Street who may be listening today, let me be very clear: Greed is not good," said Sanders, in a reference to Oliver Stone 's 1980s film, "Wall Street." "If Wall Street does not end its greed, we will end it for them," he said, as a cheering audience ...

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  19. Sanders: 'If Wall Street does not end its greed, we will end it for them'Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... is not the exception to the rule. It is the rule." He issued a rebuttal of Gordon Gekko, the main antagonist of Oliver Stone's 1987 film "Wall Street," who famously remarked that "greed is good." "To those on Wall Street who may be listening today, ...

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  20. Sanders telling Wall Street, 'Greed is not good'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    ... will tell the financial industry, 'Greed is not good' contradicting the fictional Gordon Gecko, anti-hero in Oliver Stone's Reagan-era movie, "Wall Street." In a statement posted on Twitter, the candidate said, "If Teddy Roosevelt were alive today, ...

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