Oliver Stone's 'JFK' Returns to Theaters 50 Years After Assassination
The mystery, conspiracy and obsessions with the assassination of the late president John F. Kennedy hasn't subsided, and this November, 50 years will have passed since his death. The film Parkland, which focuses on the event from several different perspectives, hits limited theaters this weekend, but a film about the assassination from 22 years ago will also be coming to theaters this fall. Warner Bros. will bring Oliver Stone's 1991 film JFK back to the big screen in November a couple weeks before the actual 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death on November 22nd, 1963, and there's a new Blu-Ray box set coming too.
Stone's film takes one of the conspiracy angles on the film and tells the story the director believes lies behind the killing of one of our nation's most beloved leaders. The re-release will begin in New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. from November 6th - 14th. Then 250+ theaters in chains such as Cinemark, Regal and AMC Theatres will get the film from November 17th - 20th. Meanwhile, Oliver Stone points out on Twitter (via The Film Stage) that a new Blu-Ray collector's set will arrive on November 12th with a new chapter of The Untold History of the United States. Whether you believe the conspiracy or not, the film is quite the fantastic thriller, and ripe for a revisit.
If you want to get quickly “up to speed” on the JFK assassination, here is what to read: 1) LBJ: The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination by Phillip Nelson 2) The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ by Roger Stone 3) JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James Douglass 4) Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years by David Talbot 5) The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour Hersh 6) Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty by Russ Baker 7) Power Beyond Reason: The Mental Collapse of Lyndon Johnson by Jablow Hershman 8) Operation Cyanide: Why the Bombing of the USS Liberty Nearly Caused World War III by Peter Hounam (LBJ engineered the attack on the USS Liberty) 9) Inside the Assassinations Records Review Board Volume 5, by Doug Horne 10) Watch "The Men Who Killed Kennedy - the Guilty Men - episode 9" at YouTube - best video ever on the JFK assassination; covers well Lyndon Johnson's role 11) Google the essay “LBJ-CIA Assassination of JFK” by Robert Morrow 11) Google “National Security State and the Assassination of JFK by Andrew Gavin Marshall.” 12) Google “Chip Tatum Pegasus.” Intimidation of Ross Perot 1992 13) Google “Vincent Salandria False Mystery Speech.” Read every book & essay Vincent Salandria ever wrote. 14) Google "Unanswered Questions as Obama Annoints HW Bush" by Russ Baker 16) Google "Did the Bushes Help to Kill JFK" by Wim Dankbaar
Robert_Morrow on Sep 21, 2013
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G K Robinson on Oct 2, 2013
"There had to be a second spitter."
cobrazombie on Sep 22, 2013
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