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  • Actors John Travolta (left) and Taylor Kitsch (center)confer with director Oliver Stone during the filming of "Savages."The movie, which opens Friday, also stars Salma Hayek and Benicio Del Toro. (Universal Pictures)

    Oliver Stone: High on U.S.-grown pot

    Oliver Stone has smoked great marijuana all over the world, from Vietnam and Thailand to Jamaica and South Sudan. But the filmmaker says the best weed is made in the USA and that pot could be a huge growth industry for taxpayers if it were legalized.


  • Taylor Kitsch says he "wouldn't change a thing" despite two box office flops. A third time may be a charm as he appears in Oliver Stone's "Savages." (Invision via Associated Press)

    Kitsch moves on with 'Savages'

    Taylor Kitsch struck out twice this year in the failed films "John Carter" and "Battleship," spoiling the "Friday Night Lights" actor's hopes to leap from TV to big-screen star. Now, Mr. Kitsch has a third time at bat with Oliver Stone's drug-war thriller "Savages."


  • Kitsch moves on from pair of flops to 'Savages'

    Taylor Kitsch struck out twice this year in the failed films "John Carter" and "Battleship," spoiling the "Friday Night Lights" actor's hopes to leap from TV to big-screen star.


  • Oliver Stone picks 5 films about strong women

    Some of Oliver Stone's best-known and most-celebrated films _ including "Platoon," "Wall Street," and "Born on the Fourth of July" _ focus on complicated men. But his latest, the violent drug thriller "Savages," has a couple of formidable females at its center: Salma Hayek as the stylish, ruthless leader of a Mexican drug cartel and Blake Lively as an Orange County princess who must find a resourcefulness she never knew she had.


  • Review: Stone back in bold form with `Savages'

    The sun, in its various hues and levels of intensity, plays an important role in Oliver Stone's latest, "Savages."


  • Film returns Travolta to spotlight, amid bad press

    John Travolta will soon be back on the big screen, but weeks of negative headlines have focused on his personal life and not on the return of one of Hollywood's top stars.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Hollywood Hypocrites'

    I am a fan of new-media maven Jason Mattera's guerrilla videos and radio appearances, so I was disappointed to find his latest book, "Hollywood Hypocrites: The Devastating Truth About Obama's Biggest Backers" - about, well, Hollywood hypocrites such as Oliver Stone, Michael Moore, etc. - not of the same level of interest.


  • Oliver Stone wins Boulder Film Festival award

    Director Oliver Stone has been awarded a "Master of Cinema" award by the Boulder International Film Festival.


  • **FILE** Director Oliver Stone poses for the photographers during a photo-call for the movie "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" in Berlin on Oct. 12, 2010. (Associated Press)

    Director Stone says Douglas' health precarious

    Director Oliver Stone said Tuesday he is worried about the health of actor Michael Douglas, who is battling throat cancer.


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