As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA ‘exfiltration’ specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador. —IMDb
Tall and handsome in a meat-eating sort of way, Ben Affleck has the looks of a matinee idol and the resume of an actor who honed his craft as an indie film slacker before flexing his muscles as a Hollywood star. A staple of Kevin Smith films and such seminal indies as Dazed and Confused, Affleck became a star and entered the annals of Hollywood legend when he and best friend Matt Damon wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, winning a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for their work.
Born in Berkeley, California on August 15, 1972 to a schoolteacher mother and drug rehab counselor father, Affleck was the oldest of two brothers. His younger brother, Casey, also became an actor. When he was very young, Affleck’s family moved to the Boston area, and it was there that he broke into acting. At the age of eight, he starred in PBS’s marine biology-themed The Voyage of the Mimi, endearing himself to junior high school science classes everywhere. The same year he made Mimi, Affleck made the… read more
Argo, fuck yourself indeed. 120 minutes of pure emptiness and forced emotions. It's a story of hope and courage, mixed in an all-american point of view with another hero's journey through film. Everything smells fake, and, even if it isn't, it is most certainly exaggerated for "dramatic purposes".
In our annual poll, we pair our favorite new films of 2012 with older films seen in the same year to create fantastic double features.
Larry Clark’s new film wins in Rome & debuts online, Berlinale’s “Weimar Touch”, J. Hoberman’s 21 Films of the 21st Century & more.
All’inizio della crisi degli ostaggi in Iran, un piccolo gruppo fuoriuscito dall’ambasciata degli Stati Uniti durante l’assalto alla stessa finisce per ritrovarsi in una posizione più pericolosa rispetto… read review
Argo is with out a doubt the film most undeserving of awards and accolades this awards season. Easily Affleck’s weakest directorial effort, Argo’s story is a Dateline segment or New York Times article… read review
The only way I can describe this film is “paint by numbers”.
There is nothing special about this film, I know its based on true events so it’s never going to be spectacular but I was seriously… read review