411: Oliver Stone | Writing, Directing, and Surviving the Movie Game

The Jordan Harbinger Show

By Jordan Harbinger

411: Oliver Stone | Writing, Directing, and Surviving the Movie Game

Thursday, 1 October

Oliver Stone (@TheOliverStone) is a film director, producer, and writer known for tackling controversial political issues in films like JFK and Platoon. He is also the author of Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game.

What We Discuss with Oliver Stone: The lesson Oliver learned about humanity -- when he was a cab driver prior to becoming a world-famous director -- that still rings true for him today. Why Oliver chose to serve in the infantry during the Vietnam War when a lot of his contemporaries (including several presidents) did all they could do to avoid going. What happened when Oliver snuck an obscene amount of LSD into his uptight father's scotch one night. The projects Oliver has had to abandon in recent years, and why some of his earlier films would be impossible to make now. Oliver's candid thoughts on Vladimir Putin, the CIA, cyberwarfare, and the culpability of the American media in current affairs. And much more...

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