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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.

Argo and U.S.-Iranian Inertia

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
Saleem H. Ali

Perhaps the Canadians who continue to have diplomatic ties with Iran could also play an important role in this regard just as they did in 1980. Yet unlike the plot of Argo, the story of American relations with Iran cannot afford to end with an escape from engagement.

An Economist on the Oscars

David Berri | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
David Berri

Despite what seems like a clear endorsement by the customers of this industry, the Avengers was ignored by the Oscars. Perhaps this is just because I am an economist, but this strikes me as odd.

'Argo' CIA Agent Hero Back In Maryland

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Cara R. Anthony | Posted 04.29.2013 | DC

KNOXVILLE -- After a whirlwind experience at the Academy Awards, Tony Mendez has received more than 7,000 emails about "Argo's" big win. "It changes ...

Was This The Best Oscar Season Ever?

Mike Hogan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Well, Mike, Oscar season -- which started when "Argo" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last August -- is finally, mercifully over.

Canadian Ambassador Reacts To 'Argo' Win

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — The former Canadian ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis said Monday ...

Iran Slams 'Argo' Oscar Win

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials on Monday dismissed the Oscar-winning film "Argo" as pro-CIA, anti-Iran propaganda, but some young, moderate Ir...

Best Picture Winner!

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

The Best Picture Winner for 2013 was announced at Sunday's Oscars, with "Argo" taking the trophy. The Ben Affleck movie bested "Life of Pi," "Silv...

Your Best Picture Winner

Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 Academy Award for Best Picture was awarded to Hollywood's favorite film: "Argo." Oscar looked good in Ben Affleck's hand, especially as the s...

Will There Be An Upset On Oscar Night?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar season kicked off in January of 2012 when "Beasts of the Southern Wild" wowed audiences at the Sundance Film Festival. Thirteen months later, "B...

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...

Affleck Wins AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment

The British Academy Film & Television Arts Awards -- or BAFTAs -- were announced on Sunday, and "Argo" and director Ben Affleck were big winners. "...

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.

The New Best Picture Front-Runner

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment

"Argo" took a big step toward becoming only the fourth film in the history of the Academy Awards to win Best Picture without a Best Director nominatio...

'Argo' Wins Best Picture At Golden Globes

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

"Argo" has won Best Picture, Drama at the 2013 Golden Globes. "Argo," directed by Ben Affleck, defeated "Django Unchained," "Lincoln," "Life of Pi"...

'Argo' Wins Best Picture Drama

Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment

The big winners of the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and "Argo" took the title of Best Motion Picture - Drama. The films up f...