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  1. candy
    Alan Arkin Trolled Ben Affleck to Get Him to Stop Doing a Bad Impression of Him“He wouldn’t stop … he was doing it on talk shows.”
  2. how do you like them actors
    As a Director, Ben Affleck Is an Actor’s Best WingmanWith Live by Night, Affleck solidifies his reputation as a strong director of actors.
  3. Former Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor Dies at 81He apparently died of colon cancer at age 81.
  4. ‘SNL’ Review: Ben Affleck and the End of an EraWhat a weepy week it was for comedy nerds. NBC packed a double-whammy of goodbyes, with The Office’s poignant series finale last Thursday, […]
  5. controversy
    New Zealand Is Pissed About ArgoThey didn’t like their one-sentence mention. 
  6. flotus
    Iran Put Some Extra Clothes on Michelle Obama at the OscarsThe country’s official news agency made her dress more modest.
  7. oscars 2013
    Michelle Obama’s Shining Oscars AppearanceShe gleamed in Naeem Khan.
  8. oh canada!
    Ex-Canadian Ambassador Thinks Argo Doesn’t Give Canadians Enough CreditPoor Canada.
  9. oscars 2013
    Oscar Frontrunners Campaigned in D.C., TooTwo films premiered there. And one launched a congressional hearing.
  10. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Argo’Although it would be quite a stretch to call Ben Affleck’s movie about the 1979 Iran hostage a comedy, Argo is exceptional enough and has just […]
  11. oscars 2013
    The Oscar Best Picture Nominees As Pie ChartsHow much of Argo is a mid-budget adult thriller versus how much of it is Mrs. Doubtfire?
  12. oscars 2013
    Best Picture: How Argo Could LoseIt’s the front-runner, but …
  13. award season
    Argo and Zero Dark Thirty Win WGA AwardsThe Oscars are super soon!
  14. baftas 2013
    Argo Tops Split Field at 2013 BAFTAsOther winners include Skyfall, Les Misérables, Argo, Life of Pi.
  15. oscars conspiracy theories
    Congressman Laughs Off Oscar Conspiracy TheoryConnecticut Representative Joe Courtney insists that he’s not working for Ben Affleck.
  16. oscars 2013
    The Seven Reasons Argo Is Likely to Win Best PictureSorry, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty, but you had a good run.
  17. awards season
    Ben Affleck Wins DGA Award So, Argo’s Oscar chances are still looking good.
  18. unlikely fans
    Bootleg Argo DVDs Selling Like Hotcakes in IranThey, too, enjoy Ben Affleck’s beard.
  19. oscars 2013
    Argo’s SAG Award Win Bumps Lincoln in Vulture’s Oscar BallotLet’s read the tea leaves.
  20. awards
    Argo One Step Closer to an Oscar The movie took home the top prize at the Producer’s Guild Awards.
  21. kudos
    Golden Globes: The Complete Winners ListLes Misérables! Argo! Girls! Homeland!
  22. Winner
    Flavorwire Made a Helpful Golden Globes Cocktails GuideCocktails created to match the nominees.
  23. awards season
    Ben Affleck Wins Big at Critics’ Choice AwardsHow do you like dem apples, Oscars?
  24. slogans run
    Let’s Give the Oscar Hopefuls Snappier TaglinesArgo: “Faking a Movie in Iran? Shah, Right!” It sells itself!
  25. critics
    Roger Ebert Reviewed More Films This Year Than EverMore than 300. And Argo’s his favorite.
  26. oscars 2013
    The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Screenwriter Chris Terrio on ArgoIt involves Gatorade.
  27. awards season
    Top Films Excluded From WGA NominationsWho needs another award, anyway? 
  28. argo
    Go Behind the Scenes of ArgoHow’d they do it?
  29. box office gold
    3-D Hit Wreck-It Ralph Knocks One Out, While Flight SoarsIt gets one weekend to shine before Skyfall’s debut.
  30. your box office explained
    Cloud Atlas Finds Itself Lost Against ArgoAnd let’s not even talk about Chasing Mavericks.
  31. box office zilch
    Weak Weekend Box Office Not Entirely Hurricane Sandy’s FaultCloud Atlas was sort of a flop. 
  32. movies
    John Goodman, Fall’s Busiest Supporting Actor, Needs a CigaretteHe slimmed down and sobered up, but with Argo and Flight to promote, he’s not above some old habits.
  33. chat room
    Clea DuVall on Playing American Horror Story’s Closeted School Teacher Also: her roles in Argo and that nineties gem, The Faculty.
  34. your box office explained
    Your Box Office Explained: Paranormal Activity 4So what if it’s on track to be the lowest-grossing film of the franchise so far?
  35. weekend box office
    Paranormal Activity 4 Leads Spooky Weekend Box OfficeMeanwhile, Argo stays strong in second place. 
  36. argo
    A FargoArgo Mash-Up? Yes, PleaseAn Affleck-Coen production.
  37. failure to launch
    Six Incorrectly Predicted Breakout Movie StarsWiley Wiggins? Ryan Phillippe? C. Thomas Howell?
  38. kudos
    Who Is the MVP of Argo’s Character Actors?Arkin? Goodman? Coach Taylor?
  39. let us discuss
    Monday Morning Movie Club: Did Argo Live Up to the Hype?Discussion time.
  40. the industry
    Your Box Office Explained: Hollywood Chases All the Young DudesArgo, Taken 2, and Sinister end the weekend in a tight finish.
  41. topic
    Beards Are the Secret to Ben Affleck’s BlockbustersTo succeed, an Affleck project must be accompanied or preceded by Affleck facial hair.
  42. weekend box office
    Argo Does Well While Seven Psychopaths UnderperformsMeanwhile, last week’s Taken 2 is still at the top of the box office. 
  43. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is Argo a Sure Thing?Who’s up? Who’s down?
  44. the star market
    The Star Market: How Big of a Star Is Ben Affleck?“The world loves him as a director first, star second,” says one agent.
  45. movie review
    Movie Review: ArgoBen Affleck mashes up political thrills with movie-business satire in his new film.
  46. party chat
    Ben Affleck on Why He Got to Look Hot in ArgoEven though the rest of the cast looks very seventies.
  47. party chat
    Matt Damon Has a Small Part in Terry Gilliam’s The Zero TheoremHe told us last night at a party for Argo.
  48. chat room
    Alan Arkin on Argo, Ben Affleck, and Bad Movies“I had a bunch of lean years where I had to do things, a lot of which I wasn’t wildly enthusiastic about.”
  49. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Ben Affleck Wanted to Keep His Nude Scene LongPlus: Megan Mullally tells us about her mole that can predict the weather.
  50. toronto 2012
    Toronto: Jen, Ben, and Joaquin Have Everyone BuzzingChecking in with the standouts of the film festival.
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