We already knew that Oliver Stone , a stockbroker’s son, didn’t like Wall Street. He thinks of it as a place where people have no morals and will do anything for money. Most of them deserve to be in prison -- or so Stone suggested in a recent interview in the New York Times.
In the early 1970s, a U.S. group known as the Weather Underground detonated small bombs at the Pentagon, the State Department, and the Capitol to protest the Vietnam War. They gave advance warning to avoid casualties.
As a director, Robert Redford has a somber touch; he likes his images clean and autumnal. In “The Company You Keep,” Susan Sarandon and Julie Christie join him as Vietnam-era radicals who have been living under assumed names ever since their group was involved in a botched bank robbery.