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Oliver Stone: the new Michael Moore?

By Tom Streithorst  

Hugo Chavez with Stone at the Venice film festival

I like documentaries, I love Latin America, I am generally sympathetic to left wing politics.  I guess this makes me the target audience for Oliver Stone’s new film, South of the Border, but that said, go see it, it is great. No matter what your politics, it is worthwhile to see what a real filmmaker can do with a tired genre.

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