Bardem Leaves ‘Wall Street’ Sequel

Actor Javier Bardem has backed out of the sequel to Oliver Stone’s ‘Wall Street,’ due to scheduling difficulties. The sequel is called ‘Money Never Sleeps,’ and stars Shia LaBeouf, as the soon to be son in law of Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). Bardem was set to play a villian, a hedge fun manager. Bardem will …

Oliver Stone, Shia LaBeouf Join “Wall Street 2”

Variety is reporting that Oliver Stone and Shia LaBeouf has signed on to join Michael Douglas in “Wall Street 2.” The script was originally witten a couple of years ago by Stephen Schiff, but things didn’t work out.  Alan Loeb has done a re-write on the script and now things look like they’re moving forward. …

DVD Review: W.

Sometimes I wonder if when asked to identify his occupation, Oliver Stone just writes “pot stirrer.”  Stone has virtually made a career of making movies that are going to enrapture some and bug the hell out of others.

‘Payne’ Tops Weekend Box Office

The latest film based on a video game was tops at the box office this past weekend.  ‘Max Payne,’ starring Mark Wahlberg, (who, just so you know does not talk to animals… No matter what ‘Saturday Night Live,’ may tell you,) opened at number one, raking in $18 million. The confusingly popular ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua’ …

‘W’ Poster Released

The teaser poster for Oliver Stone’s latest controversial project, ‘W,’ has been released.  The poster features some of the best known quotes from George W. Bush.  The film stars Josh Brolin as the President, and Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush.  Thandie Newton plays Condoleezza Rice and Richard Dreyfus is playing Dick Cheney The poster really …