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?
"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.
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.
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.