But through the final six hours and 48 minutes, we kept sneaking glances at our watch, just wishing that Oliver Stone would hurry up and cap off this wiggly waggly tale of two marijuana entrepreneur buddies, their shared girlfriend, and a host of Mexican drug baddies led by Salma Hayek wearing a black bobbed wig that’s half Cleopatra, half Bettie Page.
It’s like a business takeover film, like a ‘Wall Street,’ but a lot of violence,” the controversial director told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column at the Los Angeles premiere. “(Audiences) can learn a lot, but it’s not ‘happening.
Oliver Stone alsogets another crack behind the camera with his drug war flick Savages.
Speaking of reality, Stone noted that there are things that the US Government can do to help improve the situation.
This is a problem that relates to two kinds of people, two countries that share the same border.
Co star Blake Lively said that even though she grew up in Southern California, she was not aware of the extent of the drug war until tackling a role in “Savages,” and actor Taylor Kitsch hinted that what we read in the news may not tell the whole story.
“It is an amazing thing to be exposed to at this level.And although Lively’s peace lovin’ character in the movie dates two best friends at one time and winds up as bait for the cartels, she insisted that the role gave her a strong sense of female empowerment.It’s such an exciting character for us, and as a young woman you don’t often get a character that has such an incredible journey and arc and experiences so much. They’re often just the prize for the men,” she added.
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