LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some firsts and other rarities are possible at Sunday night’s Academy Awards. But if the Oscars could be just a little less predictable, the show might really be one for the record books.
Filmmakers have been making movies based on real events forever. But because three fact-based films are in contention, the issue has come to the forefront of this year’s Oscar race: Does the audience deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but?
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ben Affleck has won the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for his CIA thriller “Argo,” further sealing its status as best-picture front-runner at the Academy Awards.
“Argo” wins the best-drama Golden Globes at last night’s ceremony in Beverly Hills, beating out the favorite, “Lincoln.” “Argo” also claimed the directing prize for Ben Affleck. “Les Miserables” was named best musical or comedy. […]
SANTA MONICA (CNS) – “Argo” took the prize for Best Picture at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards; and Ben Affleck won the award for Best Director.
NEW YORK (AP) — In this year’s Oscar nominations, the director’s seat was the hot seat. In the now heavily analyzed awards season, unequivocal snubs have become less common as the field is more accurately predicted. But that changed today.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The animated adventure “Wreck-It Ralph” destroyed the competition at North American movie theaters, debuting with $49 million to claim the top spot at the box office, according to final figures released […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Bolstered by strong reviews and positive word-of- mouth, Ben Affleck’s “Argo” topped the weekend box office, besting the debut of the star-studded, time-bending drama “Cloud Atlas,” according to final figures released […]
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