Oscar-winner Oliver Stone’s new film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” is a dark, prophetic masterpiece showcasing some of the best acting this year and some of the weakest.  Yet, it is profoundly disappointing because its premise forgoes morality and any consequences of the evolutionary inevitability of capitalism’s dominance over our humanity. In a way it mourns transcendence. Money may never sleep, and human nature, despite our best impulses, cannot stand up to the temptation to fill up our ba … [Read more...]


The sequel is so derivative: Oliver Stone making sequel to WALL STREET

 The rumor is confirmed by the New York Times today, via The Hollywood Reporter. Oliver Stone is making sequel to his prophetic 1987 film "Wall Street". Although we don't seemed to have learned much from that film, maybe this time it will mean more. See Francis X. Clines' brief column: The sequel is so derivative. (Clines notes that "good box" office sounds profitable, too.) … [Read more...]