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Iranian government officials are saying a big “Argo f*ck yourselves” to Hollywood filmmakers this week, as they plan to sue those involved with the Best Picture Oscar winner over claims that the film is an “unrealistic portrayal” of the country.
According to an… Continue reading Iran Plans to Sue Over ‘Iranophobic' Oscar Winner ‘Argo'
To say some Iranian officials don’t like Argo is an understatement.
Officials argue that the Oscar winning Ben Affleck directed film does not accurately portray Tehran during the 1979 Islamic Revolution, FoxNews.com reports.
“The movie is an anti-Iran film. It is not a valuable film from the artistic point of view,” said Iranian Culture Minister Mohammad Hosseini, according to the official IRNA news agency. “It won the prize by resorting to… Continue reading Argo Is Slammed As ‘Anti-Iran’ And ‘Not A Valuable Film From The Artistic Point Of View’ By Iranian Culture Minister
LOS ANGELES — Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards.
From the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Jack Nicholson to help present the final prize.
“There are eight great films that have every right, as much a right to be up here as we do,” Affleck said of the other best-picture nominees.
In share-the-wealth mode, Oscar voters… Continue reading Oscars 2013: 'Argo' Takes Home Best Picture at 85th Academy Awards