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Iran's Promised Hollywood Lawsuit to Go Beyond 'Argo' (Report)

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feedproxy.google.com – "300," “The Wrestler,” and “Not Without My Daughter” have been named by Tehran as additional targets for “distorting the country’s image.” 6 years 35 weeks ago via jetli
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Iran Considering Lawsuit Over Oscar Winner 'Argo' (Report)

feedproxy.google.com – French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre, counsel to Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal, is reportedly in Tehran advising authorities on how to file suit. 6 years 35 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Hardline Iranians Outraged With 'Argo' Oscar Win, Ben Affleck's Speech

feedproxy.google.com – Shortly after the period drama was awarded, the media in the politically-turbulent country voiced displeasure, with one outlet calling Warner Bros. a "zionist" studio. 6 years 37 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Oscars 2013: The Projected Winners

10:06 PM 2/21/2013 by Binh Ngo
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The Oscars is happening at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles this Sunday starting at 7 pm EST/4 pm PST, but for those who couldn't attend the event live, they can check it out on ABC. So, who's going to take home a trophy on Sunday? Read on for my predictions. If you need a printable Oscars ballot, Moviefone has one you can use.
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Writers Guild Awards Go to 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' and 'Searching for Sugar Man'

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feedproxy.google.com – The East Coast WGA Awards show got under way at New York's BB Kings a good hour before the pokey West Coast, and attendees tweeted up a storm. Soon the trades ran with the news that the key film awards had gone to the adapted screenplay for "Argo" and original script for "Zero Dark Thirty." WGA West was still running clips from nominated screenplays like "Silver Linings Playbook" after the winners had been announced ("Argo"'s clip was the WGA joke, natch.) "Lincoln" writer Tony Kushner accepted his Paul Selvin award from Steven Spielberg as "Argo"'s win was revealed in NYC. 6 years 38 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Best Picture Nominees 2013: …”inherently thrilling”

10:58 AM 2/11/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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ARGO is solid but problematic; Django Unchained is a mess of errant genres; Les Mis is bloated, bombastic and juvenile (which should make it Best Pic frontrunner); and AMOUR is already up for Best Foreign Film so why vote that?
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BAFTAs 2013: Argo wins big

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rss.feedsportal.com – The 2013 EE British Academy Film Awards took place tonight in a rain-drenched London, but even the best efforts of Mother Nature couldn't dampen the spirits of Ben Affleck and the Argo team as they took Best Picture, Best Director and Best Editing. The biggest winner, numerically, was Les Miserables, which took four awards for Supporting Actress, Production Design, Sound and Make-Up & Hair. 6 years 39 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Ben Affleck Wins Directors Guild Award for ARGO; Rian Johnson and Lena Dunham Win TV Awards for BREAKING BAD and GIRLS

collider.com – The freight train that is Argo kept on trucking last night. Though the film’s Best Picture Oscar chances were all but dashed when Ben Affleck was snubbed for Best Director (it’s incredibly rare for a movie to win Best Picture without a Best Director nomination), the film picked up the top awards at two major guilds—the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild. 6 years 40 weeks ago via jetli
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Bootleg Argo DVDs Selling Like Hotcakes in Iran

feedproxy.google.com – Earlier this month, Iran decided not only to ban Argo, but also to film their own version that, according to its director, will function as an "appropriate response to the ahistoric film." Well, it seems like more of their population will have a better basis of comparison between the two ... 6 years 41 weeks ago via jackiechan
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SAG Awards Film: 'Argo's On A Roll. Is It Unstoppable Now?

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deadline.com – Though the media often refers to SAG’s Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture award as the guild’s version of Best Picture, SAG balks at the comparison saying their winners don’t always match up and in fact are strictly what they say it is, an honor for a cast. But with Argo‘s big win in SAG’s marquee film category tonight I think this year at least it definitely is a Best Picture award. 6 years 41 weeks ago via jetli
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Argo

Argo
Based on true events, "Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis--the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point,...
Ben Affleck
Warner Bros.
R
120mins
October 12, 2012
Distribution
Drama, Thriller