Boston and Ben Affleck go together like the Red Sox and Fenway Park, so it makes sense that Warner Bros. would court the director for its latest Boston-based project. But Affleck, who set his first two films (“Gone, Baby, Gone” and “The Town”) in present-day Boston, might need to brush up on his Beantown history before he takes the helm of the movie — it’s based on a book about… Continue reading Ben Affleck for 'Bunker Hill'? Director May Return to Boston for Revolutionary War Film
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Ben Affleck may be absent a nod at the Oscars, but he won the Directors Guild of America Award for Argo over the weekend. The 65th annual DGA ceremony took place at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, where the filmmaker delivered a humble speech to audiences: “I worked really, really hard to become the best director I could be, by putting in as [many] hours… Continue reading Ben Affleck Wins DGA, Plus: Watch the Crazy Short Film That Launched His Directorial Career
The reviews are in: Ben Affleck’s latest film “Argo” is a success!
The film details the incredible true-life story of the Iranian hostage crisis and the U.S. diplomats who were rescued through an unusual mission where the CIA posed as a fake film… Continue reading Ben Affleck, 'Argo' Director And Star: Before He Was Famous
Ben Affleck’s “Argo” lit up this year’s Toronto Film Festival, and all its stars came out to celebrate the film’s premiere.
With the release of the 1970s-set film, cineastes and critics have loudly proclaimed: Affleck is no longer plagued by his past moviemaking mistakes; he is now a respectable filmmaker.
Here, Affleck plays as Tony Mendez, a C.I.A. officer who hatched a plan to extricate six American hostages from Iran in 1979… Continue reading 'Argo' Premiere: Ben Affleck, George Clooney Hit The Red Carpet (PHOTOS)
Javier Bardem @ ‘Sons Of The Clouds: The Last Colony’ Premiere
Actor/ Producer Javier Bardem attends the ‘Sons Of The Clouds: The Last Colony’ premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at the Ryerson Theatre on September 13, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Sarjoun Faour Photography/Getty Images)
Penelope Cruz @ ‘Twice Born’ Premiere
Actress Penelope Cruz arrives at the ‘Twice Born’ premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival