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Argo

When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez… Read More

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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

  • Chris Pine

    Actor Chris Pine arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Corinne Bishop, Jamie Foxx

    Corinne Bishop, left, and Jamie Foxx arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

  • Jeremy Renner

    Actor Jeremy Renner arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24

  • 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

  • Moviefone Presents…

    This year’s winners!

  • Most Extreme Role Adjustment

    <strong>WINNER:</strong> Kristen Stewart, “Breaking Dawn, Part 2″ And “On The Road” The epic variance of these roles cannot be understated. Stewart went from playing the sweet, naive Bella (hesitant to kiss) to playing the sexually rebellious Marylou (multiple sexual partners) — literally a cinematic leap for the young actress.

  • Best Singing by Men (Ensemble)

    <strong>WINNER:</strong> “The Hobbit” Dwarves You’d think “Les Miserables” would win