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Underestimating Patriotism

10:42 AM 10/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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.

Telluride Review: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Is True Hostage Thriller, Hollywood Parody, and Likely Oscar Contender – Whoever thought the Telluride Film Festival wasn't on the Oscar track this year didn't figure on Ben Affleck's third film as a director, "Argo" (October 12). The buzz was building on this taut and commercial thriller, which Affleck directs with screw-tightening efficiency that would make Michael Mann proud. Multiple Oscar nominations are in order as this movie surges to the top of the current Oscar contenders list.

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Posted December 29th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

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, militants storm the U.S.


Ben Affleck’s 'Argo' Adds Michael Parks, Clea DuVall, Richard Kind; Official Synopsis Revealed – Warner Bros has sent out the obligatory press release to announce the commencement of filming on Ben Affleck‘s third film as director, Argo. We’ve known most of the cast for a while: Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, and John Goodman, with more recent additions Kyle Chandler, Tate Donovan, Rory Cochrane and Taylor Schilling.

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