WashPost Celebrates Oliver Stone's 'JFK' as 'Conspiratorial Tradition'

December 27th, 2021 5:21 PM

In Sunday's Washington Post, oh-so-liberal chief film critic Ann Hornaday penned another pro-Oliver Stone article, this one touting a 30th anniversary of his lurid conspiracy movie JFK. 


This Hollywood Director Wishes Putin Was Godfather to His Daughter

July 22nd, 2019 5:32 PM
Few Hollywood liberals love thug strongmen as much as Oliver Stone. The conspiracy-loving director even wants one in the family. The Daily Mail on Sunday described the “bizarre” request Stone had for Vladimir Putin during an interview: To be the godfather to his daughter. In a transcript released by the Kremlin, Putin explained: 

Oliver Stone Dismissed Weinstein’s Victims Allegations as ‘Gossip'

October 13th, 2017 12:30 PM
Director Oliver Stone initially told the press that he refused to condemn Weinstein’s behavior, at the Busan International Film Festival. According to the Hollywood Reporter, he said, “I’m a believer that you wait until this thing gets to trial. I believe a man shouldn’t be condemned by a vigilante system. It’s not easy what he’s going through, either . . . I’m not going to comment on gossip.”  

Stone in '12: Gorbachev, Not Reagan, ‘True Visionary,’ ‘Real Democrat’

June 12th, 2017 7:14 PM
Tonight (Monday), CBS-affiliated Showtime begins The Putin Interviews, a four-night series of interview excerpts with Russian President Vladimir Putin, conducted by far-left film maker Oliver Stone who, judging by a previous series on Showtime, has an affinity for KGB-connected strongmen.

Credulous Oliver Stone on Thug Putin: Why Would ‘Statesman’ Lie to Me?

June 12th, 2017 1:45 PM
It seems that, finally, liberal journalists are challenging the credulous, dictator-coddling filmmaking of lefty Oliver Stone. But maybe that’s because the communist-friendly director avoided tough questions when talking to Vladimir Putin. Appearing on CBS This Morning, Stone fawned over the Russian strong man, praising, “He believes in talk. He believes in peaceful co-existence.” 

Director Oliver Stone Says Putin Is 'Misunderstood'

May 30th, 2017 1:42 PM
Oliver Stone wants you to understand that Putin is not a bad person. He’s just misunderstood.   The filmmaker and director of ‘Snowden’ recently filmed a series of interviews with Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin. He also told ABC that he believed that “the image the West has of him is wrong.”     Stone argued that Putin is only trying to defend what Russia stands for, which is “not about…

Conspiracy! Liberal Oliver Stone Says CIA Behind Ukranian Revolution

December 31st, 2014 3:15 PM
It's probably not a shock that Oliver Stone has found yet another conspiracy theory to embrace. The liberal filmmaker posted a lengthy rant to Facebook on Tuesday in which he claimed CIA involvement in Ukraine. 

Liberal Oliver Stone to Spin Putin as Misunderstood in New Film

November 8th, 2014 12:07 PM
Liberal filmmaker Oliver Stone, who has previously made sympathetic documentaries on dictators Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro, now plans to promote Russia's Vladimir Putin, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The director asserted he "would love to do an interview with [Putin] because he represents a different point of view that Americans don't hear." 

There's Two Snowden 'Hero' Movies In The Works -- One by Oliver Stone

June 3rd, 2014 8:18 AM
How radical is Hollywood? There are two competing movie projects sure to lionize Edward Snowden betraying America’s secrets. Naturally, one of them is helmed by Oliver Stone, who bows to no one in casting America as a global supervillain. See his Untold History of the United States bilge on Showtime. "This is one of the greatest stories of our time," said the leftist director. "A real…

Director Oliver Stone Touts Putin's 'Popularity,' Blames Bush Sr. for

March 18th, 2014 4:01 PM
In a Facebook posting on Monday, far-left director Oliver Stone touted the "popularity" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the move against Crimea. Stone credulously hyped, "The Crimean Referendum now going on, and seems clear more than 90% of Crimeans consider themselves Russian."  The filmmaker proceeded to shift the blame onto George H.W. Bush for his actions after the fall…

Four Outrageous Celebrity Supporters of Venezuelan Socialism

February 20th, 2014 4:32 PM
Liberal celebrities finally did something useful: they proved that it’s easier to support socialism when you have toilet paper and electricity. Wealthy Hollywood-types have the luxury to fawn over Venezuela and its authoritarian leaders, but many Venezuelans do not have share this rosy perspective. Reuters reported that anti-government activists have taken to the streets in protest against…

Year-End Awards: The Barbra Streisand Award for Celebrity Vapidity

December 30th, 2013 9:16 AM
Since the left-wing nonsense coming out of Hollywood can be just as obnoxious as anything you’d find on MSNBC, the MRC’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2013” once again includes our annual Barbra Streisand Political IQ Award for Celebrity Vapidity. Past winners of this prestigious prize include: actress Jessica Lange in 2002 (“I despise him [George W. Bush]. I despise his administration and…

MRC's Notable Quotables: MSNBC's Disgusting Attack on Sarah Palin

November 28th, 2013 2:29 PM
Of all the things Americans have to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, here's another one: Martin Bashir is not on MSNBC today. That's due to the holiday, of course, rather than any MSNBC executive's sense of honor. Bashir's reprehensible attack on Sarah Palin leads off the current edition of MRC's Notable Quotables, our bi-weekly compilation of the most outrageous quotes in the liberal media…

Oliver Stone: White Republicans Behave Like This Is South Africa and T

November 14th, 2013 11:57 AM
Filmmaker Oliver Stone made some truly offensive comments on PBS’s Tavis Smiley show Wednesday. “I don't know why these Republican white people...They're strange to me," he said. "It’s almost as if we’re an apartheid state and they’re still fighting for the rights of whites in South Africa” (video follows with transcript and commentary):