Oliver Stone and Spike Lee get political in Venice
It was a day of fiery pressconferences in Venicewith Oliver Stone, Paul Verhoeven and Spike Lee allpresenting new films. A belligerent and upbeat Stone, on the Lido with World Trade Center, surprised onlookersby attacking the "cultural problem" of violence in US movies,chastising films such as Black Hawk Down and Pearl Harbor for "promotingshock and awe" and "worshipping the machinery of war."Flanked by William ...
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