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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

Four decades after the pornographic film “Deep Throat,” we need not one, but two biopics on the star of the movie, Linda Lovelace. (The first stars Amanda Seyfried. The other which may never happen — stars Malin Akerman.) These dueling projects are just one measure of how big a deal “Deep Throat” remains 40 years after it went into wide release, on June 30, 1972.

Other measures include the… Continue reading 'Deep Throat': How The Controversial Linda Lovelace Movie Changed Culture

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“We must be willing, individually and as a Nation, to accept whatever sacrifices may be required of us. A people that values its privileges above











From ComicsAlliance: Inspired by Martin Hanford’s Where’s Waldo books, Richard Sargent of Hopewell Studios has presented robot fans with a similarly awesome challenge: Find Pixar’s WALL-E amid dozens of pop culture’s most famous robots, then identify them all. The amateur robotologist who correctly identifies the largest number of ‘bots by August 31 will even be awarded a print from Hopewell. You don’t have to get competitive to enjoy… Continue reading Test Your Robot Trivia With the Pop Culture Puzzle of 'Where's Wall-E?'

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Line between stardom, social mobility is as old as first fan magazinesAmericans don’t seem bothered enough by the country’s growing wealth divide to do much about it, according to a recent Harvard Bus Continue reading Our celebrity culture