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Wait A Second ... Could He Win Best Director?

Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment

Despite recent wins at the Critics' Choice Awards and Golden Globes, Ben Affleck won't take home the Best Director trophy on Oscar night. Or will he? ...

J.Lo Talks 'Bennifer': 'They Were Really Hard On Us'

Posted 01.16.2013 | Celebrity

Some have already pointed out that Jennifer Lopez looked particularly proud of ex-boyfriend (and ex-fiancé) Ben Affleck at the Golden Globes Sunday. ...

Jennifer Lopez 'Beaming' As Ex Ben Affleck Accepts Golden Globe Award

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.14.2013 | Celebrity

Talk about awkward. Jennifer Lopez was all smiles as her ex-fiance Ben Affleck accepted his Golden Globe for Best Director last night -- and so was...

Ben Affleck Wins Best Director At Golden Globes

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck has won Best Director at the Golden Globes. Affleck, who directed "Argo," defeated Kathryn Bigelow, Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Quent...

Affleck's Oscar Snub Explained?

Litsa Dremousis | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment
Litsa Dremousis

My theory on Ben Affleck's wholly undeserved Oscar snub: Cat fight! We hear so much about women's intramural squabbling, but straight dudes are just as prone to ridiculous bouts of "I'm so much prettier than he is!" unfounded jealousy.

Senator Ben Affleck?

Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment

Senator Ben Affleck isn't happening. Yet. In a new interview with Bob Schieffer, Affleck didn't deny that he would be interested in running as a ca...

Mike Hogan

Affleck on 'Argo': 'It's Extremely Accurate!' | Mike Hogan | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment

To score Oscar nominations in the all-important best picture and best director categories, all you have to do is make one of the very best movies of t...

Ben Affleck Is Number One Again! New York's Peggy Siegal Is Always Number One!

Liz Smith | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Affleck is on the cover, as the No. 1 "Entertainer of the Year." This is in recognition of his critically acclaimed, box-office hit, Argo. That film -- one of the very best of the year -- clinches Ben's "redemption" as a serious actor/producer/director.

Ben Affleck's Biggest Movie Yet Hits Snag

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.16.2012 | Entertainment

In October of 2011, reported that Ben Affleck was Warner Bros. top choice to direct an adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand." The news...

WATCH: The (A)political Shortcomings Of 'Argo'

Posted 01.09.2013 | College

Professors Kevin Taylor Anderson and Salman Hameed go head-to-head in their discussion over Ben Affleck's critical feature, "Argo" and talk about its ...

The First Awards Of Oscar Season

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Hollywood warmed up for its awards season with a love fest that recognized top actors and directors for films that haven't be...

Will Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Be Even Meaner Than Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes? Why Not? Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Liz Smith | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

As delightful and talented as these women are, I wonder if some viewers are going to miss the less-than-delightful (to sensitive types) Ricky Gervais, who terrorized those seated at the GGs for the past couple of years.

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 and the Latino Casting Conundrum

Diana Lesmez | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Diana Lesmez

The studios, these powerful behemoths that control the message and the images fed to global audiences, get to define the parameters of what is an American Latino story and while they are at it, what is the meaning and value of being a Latino in the U.S.

Ben Affleck Celebrates "Argo" Success With Family

Posted 10.14.2012 | Celebrity

Ben Affleck may be busy promoting his new directorial effort "Argo" during the film's opening weekend, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have time to s...

Sasha Bronner

Ben Affleck On Iran: 'We Looked The Other Way' On Corruption, Oppression | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.04.2013 | Los Angeles

On a night where many Americans tuned in to watch Joe Biden and Paul Ryan go head-to-head in the Vice Presidential Debate, Hollywood leading man Ben A...

WATCH: Ben Affleck Habla Español In Telenovela Voice

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Did you know that Ben Affleck spent a year in Mexico when he was a teen? And believe it or not, he’s got a pretty good gras...

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Says 'Argo' Goes Against Affleck's Own Views

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.11.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's "Argo" is currently the toast of Hollywood, as movie writers and critics stumble over themselves to praise at the based-on-a-true-story ...

What Comes After 'Argo' For Ben Affleck?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.11.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck is getting the best reviews of his career for "Argo," the third feature film he's directed since an adaptation of Dennis Lehane's "Gone Ba...

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.

Ben Affleck Still Keeps In Touch With J.Lo

Posted 10.10.2012 | Celebrity

Promoting his new political thriller (Oscar bait!) "Argo" in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter, Ben Affleck dropped some pretty juicy details...

The Return Of Ben Affleck's Boiler Room Character?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's career is back on the upswing thanks to this weekend's well-reviewed new thriller "Argo." Affleck stars and directs the film, which tell...

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...

How Ben Affleck Resurrected His Career

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck doesn't blame you for losing faith in him during the "Gigli" era. "There definitely was a period," he says, "a run of movies that I got in...

Taylor Swift: Down-to-Earth, Charm Personified, and a Great Big Star! Tim Gunn's 'Fashion Bible' -- We Must All Pray to Have His Good Taste!

Liz Smith | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

She is charm personified. Sort of half-innocent, half-smart, philosophically looking at her success and not believing it or being taken in by it. Don't know when I have been so impressed by a personality I don't even know and will probably never meet.