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Iranian News Agency: Ben Affleck Could Be Covert Operator

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.14.2013 | Entertainment

An Iranian state-run news agency has published a report alleging that "Argo" is a war propaganda film and that Ben Affleck could be a covert operator....

Canada Ambassador Slighted By Argo

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, said Friday...

Can Anything Stop 'Argo'?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Nominations morning last month revealed major surprises for the Academy Awards, promising one of the most wide-open campaigns ever...

Celluloid Patriotism in the United States of Oscar

H. Alan Scott | Posted 04.21.2013 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

I'm a gold star film fan. I see it IN. THE. THEATER. Movies, though popular worldwide, are very much an American art form. Hashtag PATRIOTISM. Do I even have to tell you that Oscar season is my favorite time of year?

Why 'Argo' Became The Best Picture Front-Runner

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

"Argo" has producers and actors behind it, a push that gives Affleck's film the momentum of a runaway freight train. Meanwhile, we're all still waiting for "Lincoln" to win one significant Oscar precursor.

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 ...

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.

How Did 'Argo' Do At The Box Office?

Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment

Ben Affleck's "Argo" had an impressive opening weekend at the box office, but it wasn't enough to oust last week's box office winner "Taken 2." "Ar...

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.

The 2013 Oscars Break Their First Record This Award Season

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

More than four months before the 85th Annual Academy Awards airs, the awards ceremony has already broken a record for the number of countries that have submitted features for consideration in the foreign-language-film category.

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...

Ben Affleck: Republicans 'Had A Chance'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Ben Affleck is comparing U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to past campaign losers Al Gore, Michael Dukakis ...

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,...