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  1. Notes On The Season: 'Three Billboard's Martin McDonagh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Deadline

    ... directing nom for Bruce Beresford, and most recently Ben Affleck was not among the chosen five directors for Argo which went on to win Best Picture anyway, and some think because of that snub. Although with its PGA, DGA, and Critics' Choice wins Fox ...

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  2. Del Toro's last stop before OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... him for Director? We'll show you by giving him the win!' (see: Ron Howard for Apollo 13 and, recently, Ben Affleck for Argo.) The Best Picture statue, as we've seen in recent years, is now a harder-get given that it's a preferential rather than a ...

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  3. Oscars: The Shape Of The Race After Guillermo Del Toro's Big...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | Deadline

    ... of the DGA Directorial Achievement in Feature Film award not gone on to win the corresponding Oscar, the last being Argo's Ben Affleck, who actually got a boost toward a DGA win by controversy surrounding his snub for directing Oscar nomination that ...

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  4. List: All of the Hollywood power players accused of sexual assault or harassmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 25 | KCEN

    The rapid fall of media mogul Harvey Weinstein and actor Kevin Spacey following reports of sexual harassment and assault shook the entertainment world - and has prompted the airing of allegations against other Hollywood power players. Ben Affleck , 45, known for Argo and Good Will Hunting , was accused of groping MTV host Hilarie Burton during a 2003 appearance on Total Request Live .

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  5. 'Gone Baby Gone' TV Pilot Has Been Ordered at FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | /film

    ... (Morgan Freeman) and a drug dealer. The film was a taut, tense thriller and arguably Ben Affleck's best film (sorry, Argo ), and it's hard to imagine it making the transfer to primetime TV without losing its cynical, sobering depiction of ...

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  6. 'Beirut' Trailer Was Supposed to Thrill. Instead It Offended.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The New York Times

    ... Jane" and "Rules of Engagement"? Yes , yes and yes . What about the 2013 Oscar winner for best picture, Ben Affleck's "Argo"? You bet . Now, there is an addition to the list: a new movie starring Jon Hamm called "Beirut." The film - a fictional ...

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  7. Why Even the Best Marriages Are Hard SometimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | Time

    ... we chose start to fray. The work of being married, as Ben Affleck so memorably implied while accepting an Oscar for Argo , can be like making a movie in a hostile nation. There's a lot of negotiation, a lot of compromising and a point at which ...

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  8. List: All of the Hollywood power players accused of sexual assault or harassmentRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | KBMT

    The rapid fall of media mogul Harvey Weinstein and actor Kevin Spacey following reports of sexual harassment and assault shook the entertainment world - and has prompted the airing of allegations against other Hollywood power players. Ben Affleck , 45, known for Argo and Good Will Hunting , was accused of groping MTV host Hilarie Burton during a 2003 appearance on Total Request Live .

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  9. Ben Affleck looks frazzled at JFK as he makes bizarre comment about 'passing wind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | Metro

    ... state.' It's not like he's even in the windy city of Chicago, but hey, whatever floats your boat, Ben. The 45-year-old Argo director had been spending the week in NYC with his girlfriend, Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus, and he seemed ...

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  10. Ben Affleck looks tired after dates with girlfriend in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Daily Mail

    ... winner looked tired, he still took time out to sign autographs for fans Throughout the activity-packed weekend, the Argo director and his girlfriend were spotted together walking around the city and enjoying each other's company. Bundled up: Affleck ...

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  11. Reel Talk: Oscar nominations' snubs, surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | News Herald

    ... home best picture gold. Not necessarily. If anything, recent history could be on "Three Billboards'" side in light of "Argo" taking home the top prize in 2012 despite Ben Affleck being left out of the director category. In the current nomination ...

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  12. Oscar nominations snubs and surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri - it's rare for a movie to win Best Picture without a director nomination but Argo and Ben Affleck proved it can be done. Dunkirk is Christopher Nolan's first director nomination while Paul Thomas Anderson ...

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  13. The Biggest Snubs From the 2018 Oscar NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Thrillist

    ... gamesmanship, giving nods to presumptive favorites in one category and shutting them out in another. (Remember when Argo won Best Picture, but Ben Affleck wasn't nominated for Best Director? Hilarious.). This might be an example of that: Three ...

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  14. Oscars 2018: 10 Biggest Snubs and WTF SurprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | RollingStone

    ... no one directed Frances, Sam or Woody, as the man behind the camera missed the Best Directors cut. We have another Argo on our hands – Ben Affleck was famously snubbed for director but his movie won Best Picture, an Oscar rarity. Where's ...

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  15. Oscars 2018 Analysis: Voters Send Clear Message on Diversity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | SFGate

    ... the film itself into the winner's circle, the same way that the Directors Branch's failure to nominate Ben Affleck for "Argo" helped engender sympathy and might have actually helped his film win Best Picture. But McDonagh and his tough, divisive ...

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  16. "Get Out" Gets Respect, "Mudbound" is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Fast Company

    ... not one of them. It is not often that Best Picture contenders don't also receive nominations for their director-though Argo did win Best Picture in 2013 without Ben Affleck himself getting a nomination for directing. Perhaps this snub is how the ...

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  17. Ben Affleck Reportedly Turned Down Directing DC's Flashpoint MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Cinema Blend News

    ... as an actor, he also has considerable directing experience under his belt thanks to helming Gone Baby Gone , The Town , Argo and Live by Night . Since 2016, he's been playing Batman in the DC Extended Universe, with last November's Justice League ...

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  18. Ben Affleck Turned Down Directing 'Flashpoint'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | /film

    ... the studio remains loyal to its own. Affleck hasn't provided Warner Bros. with an illustrious hit since 2012's Argo , but the studio appears to be eager to keep the actor on board. The same goes for Daley and Goldstein, whose Vacation reboot was ...

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  19. George Clooney will star in and direct Hulu's 'Catch-22'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Engadget

    ... and David Michd ( War Machine ) and star Clooney, who will also direct along with frequent collaborator Grant Heslov ( Argo ). According to Deadline , Clooney will take on the role of antagonist Colonel Cathcart in the show, who keeps raising the ...

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  20. DGA Awards: Do Its Diverse Nominations Point to Oscar Noms?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... some land major projects. That is one theory for why Ben Affleck , who many expected to win the best director Oscar for Argo , instead wasn't even nominated for his directing. As for Peele, he made his name in television. That isn't as much of an ...

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