For film lovers, 2012 has not been kind. Hollywood supplied the expected dreck (special shout-out to Three Stooges!), but even the top talent delivered work that was slightly off-target. The biggest disappointment? Perhaps Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, which boasted impressive performances from Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman but whose sorta-Scientology-based story ultimately went [...]
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When Ben Affleck was filming Argo, the story of six Americans hiding out in Tehran during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, he had no idea he was also virtually making a movie about current events.
“I was stunned to see that the research that I looked at from 30-plus years ago all of a sudden [...]
Argo, an upcoming action film directed by and starring Ben Affleck, is filming in D.C. today and tomorrow and will move to the Northern Virginia suburbs later this week. The movie, Affleck's third as director, takes place in the earliest days of the Iran hostage crisis when a CIA team successfully extracted six Americans from [...]