WASHINGTON (AP) — Academy award-winner Ben Affleck understands that celebrity is a double-edged sword, helping him draw attention to the strife and suffering in the Congo while attracting skeptics dismissive of Hollywood stars and causes. […]
Didn’t win that dream date with George Clooney last month? Well now there’s something even better: a double date with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. In a new video to promote the Omaze.com contest, the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Wonder Woman is finally coming to the big screen. Israel-born actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in Warner Bros.’ superhero team-up film with Batman and Superman, the studio […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Affleck will don Batman’s cape and cowl. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman […]
“CinemAbility” is a star studded thought provoking documentary looking at the evolution of “disability” portrayals in motion pictures, television and new media and how the entertainment industry has impacted and enlightened society’s perception of people […]
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.