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Early Box Office: 'Argo' Could Win Slow Weekend Over 'Cloud Atlas,' 'Silent Hill'

feedproxy.google.com – New Halloween teen comedy "Fun Size" and Gerard Butler surfing drama "Chasing Mavericks" are faring even worse. 7 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office Report: 'Paranormal 4' Wins With $30.2 Million; 'Paranormal 5' Set For Oct. 2013

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feedproxy.google.com – But the fourth outing dropped 43 percent from the previous film; Tyler Perry's "Alex Cross" is soft with $11.8 million; "Argo" enjoys record hold, placing No. 2 with $16.6 million. Paramount's Paranormal Activity 4 had no trouble topping the domestic box office chart with $30.2 million, but it lagged notably behind the last two films in the hit Halloween franchise. 7 years 7 weeks ago via brucelee
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Box Office Report: 'Paranormal 4' Scares Up $15 Mil Friday But Lags Behind 'P3'; 'Alex Cross' Soft

feedproxy.google.com – The fourth outing in the microbudgeted Halloween franchise is pacing 43 percent behind the third installment in North America; Ben Affleck's "Argo" impresses in its second Friday, earning $5 million to come in No. 2. 7 years 7 weeks ago via jackiechan

Underestimating Patriotism

9:42 AM 10/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Argo is a consistently suspenseful spy film, a drama about the Central Inelegance Agency, and a match game between politics and show business. But what Argo is above all else is a case study in America's awkward relationship with patriotism.
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THR Helps Find Real Life 'Argo' Character; Ben Affleck 'Thought He Was Dead'

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feedproxy.google.com – The makeup artist who served as the fake film's producer was flown on Warner Bros. dime to an L.A. screening -- and thinks the real movie's a lock for Oscar noms. 7 years 7 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Argo's Fake Movie Studio Even Fooled Steven Spielberg

cinemablend.com – According to a thorough background report on the events depicted in Affleck’s thrilling hostage drama, the CIA revealed that the bogus movie studio established by Tony Mendez as a means of establishing credibility for his fake Argo screenplay received 26 scripts, including “some potential moneymakers” and at least one from Steven Spielberg. 7 years 7 weeks ago via donnieyen

Review: 'Argo'

9:00 AM 10/15/2012 by Jeff Giles
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A tribute -- in story as well as spirit -- to the magic of the movies, Ben Affleck's Argo uses old-fashioned Hollywood formula to demonstrate exactly why, in the right hands, old-fashioned Hollywood formula always works.
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Box Office Report: 'Taken 2' Wins With $22.5 Mil, 'Argo' Surges to No. 2 With $20.1 Mil

feedproxy.google.com – Micro-budgeted horror pic "Sinister" also overperforms with $18.3 million; Kevin James family comedy "Here Comes the Boom" stalls at No. 5, while conservative-leaning "Atlas Shrugged: Part II" can't crack top 10. 7 years 8 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Box Office Report: 'Sinister' the Surprise Friday Winner Over 'Taken 2,' 'Argo'

feedproxy.google.com – Kevin James comedy "Here Comes the Boom" is soft; "Atlas Shurgged: Part 2" hasn't yet galvanized conservative moviegoers. 7 years 8 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Box Office Report: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' and 'Taken 2' in Close Friday Race

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feedproxy.google.com – Affleck's third directing effort is doing strong business for a period political thriller. 7 years 8 weeks ago via jackiechan
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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