Submissions Tagged 'Oliver_Stone'

It was getting late, almost 3:00 a.m. Cody and I were still hard at work editing. Our workspace was an old school bus that had been converted into a mobile studio with room enough for three workstations. We were parked in a dark alley just east of Abbot-Kinney Boulevard in Venice Beach, California.

"Hey, Tao's back," Cody said.

"Huh. He doesn't usually drop by this late."

Tao was our boss, sort of, and he was married to an actress with a blossoming career. I heard his car pull into the driveway. He came up and said some Read more

My freshman year of college, the Yale Political Union, renowned for hosting big-name speakers, invited Oliver Stone to address the group. Being the shy, hesitant type, I spent the whole dinner on the opposite side of the table from Stone, chatting it up, ironically, with the head of the Party of the Right.

Still, my roommate could tell that I wished I could say something to Stone, as I was a real admirer of his work, especially _Salvador_ and _JFK._ For a budding lefty teen with filmmaking dreams in the '80s, Oliver Stone was God.

Finally, someone mentioned Read more

 
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