Tag: Oliver Stone

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: Oliver Stone’s “Seizure”

I’ve covered two types of debuts on (Not-So) Famous Firsts. The first is the type of debut that, while embarrassing, allows the director...

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Biopics Begin

Sully and Snowden fail at life. Plus, news from the NY Film Festival....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: Remembering JFK and “JFK”

A life, a legacy, and an afterlife of conspiracy....

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: We Love (John) Candy

The Popdose Staff uses the event of being an extra to extol the virtues of John Candy....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: January 9, 1992

Where does the time go? SERIOUSLY, WHERE DID THE PAST WEEK GO? Let's find out together as we collectively experience a Box Office Flashback...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Who’s More Evil: The Doors Or The Eagles?

On the surface, it wouldn’t seem like these two bands have a lot in common, but look beyond that: These mainstays of classic rock radio...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: March 28, 1990

Prostitutes! Excessive partying! Jessica Tandy! These are a few of Charlie Sheen's favorite things, and they all make cameos in this week's...


Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: “Social” and Antisocial

A status update on The Social Network tags the Wall Street sequel and Inside Job. But the sensitive may want to...


Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Bio-picky Edition

In a stunning convergence of teeth and propellers, Hilary Swank's Amelia arrives in theaters this weekend, inspiring Pete Chianca to...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Those Shoes Were Made for Throwin’

Muntadhar al-Zeidi, the Iraqi TV reporter who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad last...


Film, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Test Your Knowledge of Hollywood’s Creative Bankruptcy!

Sequels! Adaptations! Ill-advised remakes! It's gotten so it's hard to tell what's a real movie in development and what's a story in The...


No Concessions

No Concessions: Decider-in-Chief (“W.”)

George W. Bush says he is content to let history judge him. But he misunderestimated Oliver Stone, whose W. puts our departing president on...