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  1. Divided Panel Debates a Jury's Ability to Resist the Persuasive Power of HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | JD Supra

    ... were attributable to the fact that the defendants admired and were inspired by the 2010 Hollywood crime thriller, The Town , and altered their modus operandi to carry out the 2012 robbery in a manner resembling the crimes committed in the film. At ...

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  2. How Jen turned Ben aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Fox News

    ... a lot of that work," the filmmaker shared. Affleck went on to direct the acclaimed dramas like "Gone Baby Gone," "The Town" and "Argo" during his marriage to Garner. As an actor, his return to grace kicked off when he played George Reeves in the ...

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  3. Ben Affleck says he's undergone treatment for alcoholismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Vanguard

    ... wedding anniversary. Affleck, 44, has Oscars for writing and producing. He directed critical and commercial hits "The Town," "Gone Girl" and "Argo," which won the best picture award at the Oscars in 2013. His younger brother Casey this year took ...

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  4. How Jennifer Garner Helped Ben Affleck Turn His Life AroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | ETonline

    ... a lot of that work," the filmmaker shared. Affleck went on to direct the acclaimed dramas like Gone Baby Gone, The Town and Argo during his marriage to Garner. As an actor, his return to grace kicked off when he played George Reeves in the 2006 ...

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  5. Appeals Court: Ben Affleck's 'The Town' Didn't Prejudice Bank Robbery TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Hollywood Reporter

    The 2012 robbery of a Pay-O-Matic check-cashing store in Queens, New York, which may have drawn inspiration from Ben Affleck's 2010 film, The Town , earned substantial attention from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday. Although judges on the circuit were at odds on whether clips from the movie should have been shown to jurors during the trial charging three men with the crime, the appeals court ultimately decides not to reverse their armed bank robbery convictions.

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  6. 10 Must-See Films About Women from 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Advocate

    ... film gets to the heart of timely issues around sensationalism and gore in the media. British actress Rebecca Hall ( The Town, Vicky Cristina Barcelona ) is unrecognizable as Christine Chubbuck, a driven workaholic vehemently opposed to the "if it ...

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  7. 5 Film Collection: GangstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Transbuddha.com

    ... good, making you wonder who decided to try and polish this turd by putting in in their company. Ben Affleck 's The Town is the second-weakest entry in the set, but the look at Boston bank robbers is at least occasionally compelling. While flawed, ...

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  8. The End of the Hollywood Golden BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Film School Rejects

    ... surprising transition to powerhouse Hollywood director before, but it bears repeating that Gone Baby Gone , The Town , and Argo are as good an initial trifecta of film as any aspiring filmmaker could hope for. In the early part of the decade, ...

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  9. Armed bandit wearing full-head mask robs Pacifica SafewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | SFGate

    ... robbery of a Pay-O-Matic in New York that closely emulated a robbery shown in the 2010 Ben Affleck heist drama " The Town." The price of silicone and latex masks can run from around $40 for the most basic to thousands of dollars for more elaborate, ...

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  10. Keeping Up With The Joneses - PreviewRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | IndieLondon

    ... Zach Galifianakis ( The Hangover Trilogy, Birdman ) Isla Fisher ( Now You See Me, Grimsby ), Jon Hamm ( Mad Men, The Town ) and Gal Gadot ( Wonder Woman, Fast & Furious ). Keeping Up With The Joneses follows an ordinary suburban couple, Jeff ...

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  11. Why Hollywood is obsessed with BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... . Not so long ago there was Black Mass and Spotlight . Before that, Gone Baby Gone , Mystic River , The Departed , The Town , The Fighter and Good Will Hunting . The genre is so familiar by now, it can be hard to notice how strange it is. There are ...

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  12. Remembering the 'best actor in the world' Pete PostlethwaiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Warrington Guardian

    ... And Pete continued to work at the top level with the likes of Christopher Nolan on Inception and Ben Affleck on The Town even as his health began to fade. Last year, our Weekend editor David Morgan spoke to some of Pete's co-stars from one of his ...

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  13. Beyond Ben Affleck: How do stars fare as actor-directors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... as well as produce and co-write "The Batman" - has had solid outings as an actor-director before with films like "The Town" and "Argo," which won the Academy Award for best picture in 2013. But for other actor-directors, the road to critical and ...

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  14. NYPD unit nabs knock-off cops who use phony badges for no goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2013 | New York Daily News

    ... entered as evidence. Edward Byam's Pay-O-Matic heists resembled the ones pulled off by Ben Affleck in the movie "The Town," where crooks used silicon masks to grab cash. The files are deep and the examples countless, like the 50-year-old ...

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  15. Live By NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Film Threat

    ... these kinds of movies. Seven years ago, Ben Affleck came back from being the media's whipping boy and released The Town ; it was, to put it bluntly, fucking fantastic. I was a big fan of Gone Baby Gone , and while it did receive its fair share of ...

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  16. Comics on Film: Is the End of Ben Affleck's Batman in Sight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Movies.com

    As anyone who regularly follows news of superhero films is likely all too aware by this point, Ben Affleck has now declined to direct the upcoming solo Batman film that takes place in the DC Extended Universe, a movie which he's still attached to star. For a lot of people, Affleck's directing acumen with films like Gone Baby Gone , The Town , and Argo sent a powerful message about the kind of Batman film Warner Bros.

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  17. Fans want Zack Snyder to direct a The Batmana movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | NME

    ... darlings, with a slew of Oscar, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and other nominations and wins. Gone Baby Gone , The Town , and Argo are a few examples of his directing prowess," she wrote. "He was going to bring something really special to the ...

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  18. Batman loses a director, and we're all worse offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Polygon

    ... but perhaps more importantly is how Affleck is able to balance the grim subjects of movies like Gone Baby Gone and The Town without being bogged down by angst. That's in direct contrast to Snyder's bargain bin Hot Topic sensibilities, and hinted ...

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  19. Now that Affleck's stepped down, who will direct Batman?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... as Batman. This is his first true stumble, after all, as a director, after the well-received "Gone Baby Gone, "The Town" and "Argo." But playing one of the biggest superheroes - with an entire studio depending on you to get it right for the sake of ...

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  20. One Thing About Ben Affleck's Batman Decision That Makes No SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Cinema Blend News

    ... losing focus as an actor? The guy resurrected his career by directing himself in critically acclaimed films like The Town and Argo . Hell, he won an Academy Award for his work on Argo while playing the lead role. If any highly regarded contemporary ...

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