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Oscar-Winning Argo: Americans Make the Best Out of Rewriting Facts

Brian C. Stiller | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment
Brian C. Stiller

Along comes Hollywood and casts its film-making aurora, shadowing the facts, insuring the CIA gets the credit. So instead of Ken Taylor and his staff being in the script as those who protected the hostages, the CIA ends up as hero.

Best Adapted Screenplay Winner

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Academy Awards took place on Sunday, and Chris Terrio, who adapted "Argo," took home the award for Best Adapted Screenplay. "Beasts of th...

Good News For 'Argo'

AP | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment

PARIS -- "Amour" and "Argo" are taking home prestigious prizes – and Kevin Costner may be taking home a horse – after a French film award ...

Exiting Argo

Setareh Danesh | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
Setareh Danesh

This absence of Iranian voices in Argo is mirrored in the real world of 2013 as a different wound is growing in Iran -- a wound about which most Americans hear very little.

Will 'Argo' Nab Another Big Award?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Iran-hostage drama "Argo" continued its journey from awards-season outsider to favorite Sunday, winning three prizes, including best-picture...

'Argo' Wins Big

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Ben Affleck has won the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for his CIA thriller "Argo," further sealing its status as b...

The Best Picture Favorite?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Girls" star Lena Dunham has won the TV comedy directing prize from the Directors Guild of America, while the musical portrait "Se...

Where Argo, So Do I (Or: What Affleck Happened?)

Richard Laermer | Posted 01.06.2013 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

After viewing Affleck's future Oscar-winner yesterday, I got stuck on a few items of semi-importance. None of them will go away. Argo deserves high praise from cynics.

Argo: Intersecting Washington, Hollywood and Tehran

Janet Janjigian | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment
Janet Janjigian

Argo, the gripping new Ben Affleck film, packs a 1-3 punch. The film dramatically connects the dots between people, power and intrigue running Washington, Hollywood and Tehran during the hostage crisis.

Argo: A Tragedy and a Farce

Brian Formo | Posted 12.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

The pieces all fit handsomely in Argo and Affleck is a natural director -- the only section that feels like an outlier is Hollywood.

'Argo' Has Strong Showing At Box Office

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment

"Argo" has done something few films this year can claim: Connect both audiences and critics in unison. Ben Affleck's Oscar favorite opened with $5.3 m...

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Dazzles -- Oscar Bait for Certain!

Liz Smith | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Ben Affleck has made a real "movie-movie" that leaves its audience wrung out, exhilarated and misty-eyed. Bravo. Prepare for the Oscar, kid.

Review: 'Argo' (2012)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Ironically the picture's greatest strength as a movie arguably becomes its greatest flaw as a film. It is not really about anything other than itself, refusing to infuse its narrative with any deeper meaning beyond our own knowledge of what happened next.

'Argo' Behind-The-Scenes Clip Features Jimmy Carter | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

Movie fanatics and policy wonks alike are buzzing over Ben Affleck’s "Argo," the true-life thriller about a special CIA exfiltration mission during ...

Is 'Argo' One Of The Year's Best Films?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

-- A movie about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis probably doesn't sound like it would be a laugh riot – or should be – but that's just on...

The Race For Best Picture Gets More Complicated

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.01.2012 | Entertainment

BY DAVID GERMAIN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood is in its usual hazy head space when it comes to the Academy Awards race. The di...

Toronto Film Festival -- So Next Year's Oscar Goes to...

Mark Juddery | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

It's time to start asking: what will win the Oscar for best film next year? Or maybe it's too early for such questions, but I've just returned from the Toronto International Film Festival, so forgive me for jumping the gun.

Kristen Stewart Ready To Break Out At TIFF

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 11.05.2012 | Entertainment

TORONTO — Sundance is the festival for low-budget filmmaking. Cannes and Venice are glitzy industry showplaces. The Toronto International Film F...

Mike Ryan

Are These The Busiest Men In Hollywood? | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment

It's the classic dilemma: You're at the movie theater with your significant other and the two of you can't agree on what to see. "I want to see the mo...

Ben Affleck Replaces Ryan Gosling On Release Calendar

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. That's what Warner Bros. is realizing, as the studio has to find room on its release calendar for two...

PHOTO: Shaggy Ben Affleck Takes Center Stage In New 'Argo' Pic

Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment

A shaggy-haired, bearded Ben Affleck holds court in a new image from his next directorial feature, "Argo." Affleck, who will also star in the film,...

Ben Affleck On The Set Of 'Argo'

Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck is deep into character on the set of his upcoming action thriller, "Argo." In fact, after stealing Margot Tenenbaum's coat, he's kind of ...