Posts tagged "Argo"

In The Future, All Movies Will Be Based on ‘Wired’ Articles

In the future all meals will come in pill form. In the future all person-to-person interaction will be replaced by computers. In the future all movies will be based on Joshuah Bearman articles.

Using the strategy of “if it works, squeeze it for all the profit you can,” George Clooney is reportedly teaming up with…

By: Robert Kessler / April 26, 2013

Oscars 2013: Complete Winners List

After a long and confusing road to the Oscars, it was Argo that was ultimately named the Best Picture of 2012.

The Ben Affleck-directed drama, about a group of Americans who were rescued during the Iran Hostage Crisis, took home three awards, including Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay and the night’s to…

By: / February 24, 2013

How Well Do You Know Oscar Trivia?

With the 85th Academy Awards less than 24 hours away, it’s time to find out how well you know this year’s nominees.

Which actress recently revealed that she auditioned for the role of Fantine in Les Miserables? How old is this year’s youngest nominee, and which other record holder is she up against?

By: / February 23, 2013

Oscar Predictions: Put Our Newsroom To The Test

In just a few short days, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold its annual Oscar ceremony, crowning the best and brightest Hollywood has to offer with gorgeous gold statuettes commemorating their greatest achievements – this year, anyway.

If you’re at all interested in industry politics, then you’ve no doubt…

By: Todd Gilchrist / February 22, 2013

Watch: Children Reenact 2013 Oscar Nominees

Young Hollywood has a whole new meaning.

All season long, youth has been dominating the awards circuit — from the red carpet to multiple wins by Jennifer Lawrence. Come Sunday, Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis, 9 ,could make Oscar history if she takes home the prize for Best Actress.

By: Peggy Truong / February 21, 2013

All Your Movie News in 60 Seconds (VIDEO)

The box office had a big shake-up last weekend, thanks to the release of Jeremy Renner’s new film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. The action fantasy film took in $19 million in its first weekend.

Meanwhile, Jennifer Lawrence and Silver Linings Playbook continue to be major hits on the awards scene.

By: Peggy Truong / February 3, 2013

Can ‘Argo’ Still Win Best Picture Without a Best Director Nomination?

When the Oscar nominations were announced on Jan. 10 and Ben Affleck’s name wasn’t called in the category of Best Director, many thought that Argo’s chances of winning Best Picture were basically over; after all, in the Academy’s 84-year history, only three films won Best Picture without a directing nomination — Wings (1927/28); Grand Hotel (1931/32)…

By: / January 29, 2013

9 Movies You Must See Before Oscar Sunday (PHOTOS)

Everyone’s office has that one movie fan that always wins the Oscar betting pool, who wears their newly-won gift card to Outback Steakhouse like a badge of honor.

No one wants to lose to that guy. In an effort to prevent your resident watercooler handicapper from earning another victory notch for his cubicle wall,…

By: Dylan Howard / January 22, 2013

Golden Globes Hint at Oscar Glory; ‘Pirates 5′ Picks Up New Writer

Jennifer LawrenceBen Affleck and Anne Hathaway took home Golden Globes this past Sunday, paving the way for Oscar gold. Hathaway and Lawrence, both frontrunners for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively, look like the ones to beat come Academy Awards time. Despite Argo failing to nab an Oscar nomination for Best Director, it had no trouble winning…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 14, 2013

Which Motion Pictures Will Win Top Honors at the Golden Globes? (PHOTOS)

In the ramp-up to the Golden Globes, the Oscar nominations have come and gone, leaving a bread-crumb trail of obvious nods and an ocean of dissatisfied grumbles at some of the less-subtle snubs.

In fact, one could argue that between its two two-category system of Drama and Musical/Comedy, the Globes made a much…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 12, 2013

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards: ‘Argo,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Top Honors

After getting snubbed by the Oscars on Thursday morning, Ben Affleck came roaring back just a few hours later by winning top honors at the 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for his film Argo.

The critically acclaimed smash took home two awards that evening, including Best Picture of the Year.

A…

By: / January 11, 2013

Oscar Nominations 2013: Snubs and Surprises (VIDEO)

Much of Hollywood may be toasting the 85th Academy Awards nominations, but many buzzed-about frontrunners aren’t, as they were notably unnamed in this year’s crop of contenders.

Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Life of Pi and Les Miserables each earned multiple nods when the show’s host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone announced the…

By: Cory Lopez / January 10, 2013

DGA Noms Announced — What Does That Mean for Oscar?

With less than a week to go before the Oscar nominations are announced, one of the biggest foreshadows for Oscar gold – the Directors Guild – has revealed their nominees for Best Director.

As expected, Argo‘s director and star Ben Affleck and Lincoln‘s Steven Spielberg lead the pack, followed by a few surprise picks.

Read on for…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 8, 2013

Ben Affleck Gets Out of ‘Focus’ With Kristen Stewart, Blames Hectic Schedule

Out of focus, indeed.

Less than a week after confirming his involvement, Kristen Stewart has lost her leading man, Ben Affleck, in their upcoming film, Focus. The actor reportedly dropped out due to his busy schedule.

Affleck “very much wanted to do the film, the timing just couldn’t be worked out,”…

By: Laura Franco / December 20, 2012

‘Twilight’ Reigns Again, ‘Killing Them Softly’ is DOA

Brad Pitt proved to be no match for Kristen Stewart, James Bond and President Lincoln.

Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, Skyfall and Lincoln held onto their box office perches for the third week in a row. Read on for how the rest of the weekend movies fared.

By: Phil Pirrello / December 3, 2012

‘Cloud Atlas,’ ‘Argo’ and ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild': Movies We’re Thankful For (VIDEO)

Thanksgiving is naturally a time for reflection and appreciation – of family, and the things in our lives that mean the most. Appropriately, Celebuzz assembled a small group of movie experts to talk about the films of 2012 for which they’re most thankful.

Celebuzz Senior Film Editor Todd Gilchrist and MoviesAreMyJam.com writer Alicia

By: Todd Gilchrist / November 22, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Skyfall’ Soars, ‘Iron Fists’ Falls (VIDEO)

Buoyed by positive reviews and an international haul that is quickly reaching record numbers, the latest installment in the James Bond franchise, Skyfall, won the weekend’s box office with a gross of $87.8 million dollars.

With a domestic total of $90 million, the film’s worldwide grosses have already reached $518.6 million — making…

By: Todd Gilchrist / November 12, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Argo’ Keeps Going, Audiences Blow Off ‘Cloud Atlas’ (VIDEO)

Ben Affleck is no doubt pleased with the continued success of his third directorial effort: Argo, his chronicle of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, landed the Number 1 spot at the box office with another $12 million in ticket sales.

The film has earned $60.7 million in just three weeks of release, recouping…

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 29, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Keeps Truckin’, ‘Argo’ Arrives at No. 2

After eviscerating its competition with an opening-weekend haul of $49.5 million, Taken 2 continues to pummel all comers in its second weekend with another $21.8 million in receipts.

Meanwhile, Ben Affleck’s third outing as a director, Argo, squeaked into the No. 2 spot with an impressive $19.5 million.

Hotel Transylvania, o…

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 15, 2012

Ben Affleck Jokes About ‘Bad Hair, Glasses and Staches’ With Jimmy Kimmel (PHOTOS)

Who better to host a Q & A session than Hollywood funnyman Jimmy Kimmel?

Celebuzz had the pleasure of attending the informative session for Ben Affleck‘s new film Argo on Thursday, following a special charity screening of the buzz-worthy feature.

Kimmel definitely enhanced the experience with his sense of humor, getting…

By: Rachel Levy / October 14, 2012
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