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OLIVER STONE

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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 27, 2018
Wakaba Higuchi seizes on defining moment at worlds
"Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss."
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CULTURE / Film
Jan 25, 2017
'Snowden': Making a hero of the 'robot nerd'
Just the other day, there was President Barack Obama on the telly, giving his farewell address to the American people. "Our democracy is threatened whenever we take it for granted," he said gravely. "It falls to each of us to be those anxious, jealous guardians of our democracy. ... I'm asking you to...
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JAPAN / Politics
Dec 23, 2015
U.S. envoy to Japan faces criticism over Okinawa base remarks
A group of 70 Americans, including noted filmmaker Oliver Stone, on Tuesday criticized U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy for her backing of a contentious U.S.-Japan plan to relocate a Marine Corps base within Okinawa.
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JAPAN
Aug 21, 2013
Oliver Stone warmed to Okinawans, fired up base foes
On Aug. 13, a dozen anti-base demonstrators scuffled with police outside the gates of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan, Okinawa, as marines watched from behind the fence cracking jokes and laughing.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Aug 17, 2013
Stone weighs in on Japanese defense
It's August, when the Japanese media's attention turns to peace, or, at least, the absence of war. The anniversaries of the atomic bombings and subsequent surrender occasion print and broadcast discussions of what Japan learned from its bloody mid-century military campaign. For most people the fact that...
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JAPAN
Aug 8, 2013
Film director Stone dismisses U.S. A-bomb claim as 'tremendous lie'
American film director Oliver Stone has challenged the commonly held U.S. perception that the 1945 atomic bombing of Japan ended World War II — saving a huge number of American lives in the process — as "a tremendous lie" during his visit to Hiroshima through Wednesday.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 15, 2013
Oliver Stone likens Japan to U.S. vassal
Japan has an unhealthy relationship with the U.S. and should reclaim its "political sovereignty," American film director Oliver Stone said in a recent interview.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Mar 8, 2013
'Savages'
Oliver Stone's first hit as a director was "Salvador," way back in 1986, which looked at a small Latin American nation's descent into political murder, funded mostly by its larger neighbor to the north. Now, with "Savages," he seems to have come full circle, as Latin America's plague of disappearances...

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