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Ben Affleck To Remake French Adaptation Of ‘Tell No One’
Wednesday, June 15 by

He’s remaking the French version of an American novel. Who has squatter’s rights?

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Ben Affleck Taking ‘Argo’ Cast As Hostage
Tuesday, June 14 by

Just wait until SAG catches wind of this.

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Alan Arkin Set To Trick A Bunch Of Iranians In ‘Argo’
Friday, June 10 by

Everyone knows that in the mid-70s, the Iranians hated Alan Arkin.

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Malick’s Next Will Be Harder To Watch Than ‘The Tree Of Life’
Thursday, May 26 by

And not just because it has Ben Affleck in it.

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Ben Affleck Leaves ‘Gatsby’ To Go To Iran (Sort Of)
Tuesday, April 19 by

I haven’t been this upset with Affleck since ‘Reindeer Games’.

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Isla Fisher In Talks To Loan Her Hot Redheadedness To ‘The Great Gatsby’
Tuesday, April 19 by

She’d better look both ways before joining.

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Ben Affleck Joins The Most 3D ‘Great Gatsby’ Ever?
Thursday, April 7 by

Ben Affleck is in talks to join director Baz Luhrmann’s new version of the literary classic I somewhat remember from high school english class.

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Malick’s Next Film To Feature Pretty White People & A Wheatfield
Wednesday, February 23 by

Even though his new film ‘Tree Of Life’ doesn’t open until the end of May, Terrence Malick’s follow up has already been shot.

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Smith Hoping Time Heals All Wounds, Even ‘Jersey Girl’ Wounds
Tuesday, February 8 by

Kevin Smith wants to get the band back together.

10 Best Irish Mob Movies
Monday, February 7 by Charlie Walker

Check out our contributor’s choices for the 10 Best Irish Mob Movies. Before there were Corleones and Sopranos, there were the Irish. In the early 30’s and 40’s, the Irish…

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Ben Affleck May Direct Political Drama That – “Surprise” – Clooney’s Attached To
Thursday, February 3 by

‘Argo’ is a movie that wants Ben Affleck to direct it. Ben Affleck says, “take a number, movie.”

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Ben Affleck Has His Pick Of Black List Bullsh*t
Wednesday, January 19 by

Thanks to The Town, Ben Affleck has put his history of terrible films in his rearview.

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Celebrity New Year’s Resolutions for 2011
Thursday, December 30 by

How did these Hollywood types get to be so great? I’ll tell you how. Unlike me, who wanders through life like a moron, they set goals and they stick to them. And with New Year’s Eve only a day away, we thought we’d ask the stars about their resolutions for 2011.

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The Company Men
Wednesday, December 1 by

Director: John Wells Cast: Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones Synopsis: The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing…

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Review: The Company Men
Monday, November 22 by

No matter how hard you’ve had it during the economic crisis, it’s got to make you feel better that Ben Affleck, or at least a character he’s portraying, knows what you’re going through.

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Darren Aronofsky Directing Superman?
Tuesday, September 28 by

Director Darren Aronofsky is on the list of possible diectors for Christopher Nolan's upcoming Superman project, Heat Vision is reporting. Aronofsky joins a group that already includes Duncan Jones, Tony Scott and Matt Reeves.
But with Aronofsky in the running, there is also talk that another director has been ruled out…
Ben Affleck, who is soaring after The Town became both a critical and commercial hit, and who actually played superman (or at least the man who became known for him, George Reeves) in Hollywoodland, took a meeting about possibly taking the job, but has apparently moved on to other things.
Something tells me that Affleck moving on to other things before hearing back from the producers is a lot like me moving on with my love life before hearing back from Salma Hayek…or those lawyers, of hers. (Empire Online)

Review: ‘The Town’
Wednesday, September 15 by

The Town is filled with juicy actor soliloquies and detailed action sequences, but they are heinously pieced together in a by-the-numbers dramatic plot laden with one mushy romance.

From the action-packed prologue we think that we will be in for a ride through the criminal and FBI robbery division world of the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Yet after the opener, the movie rolls downhill into a story about Charlestown townie bank robber Doug MacRay (Ben Affleck emoting with smirks, scowls, and sad watery eyes), who should really get the hell out of Boston before he ends up dead or in prison. MacRay shares this fate with his fellow bank robbing partner Jim Coughlin (Jeremy Renner in another intense performance) while finding love with a recent bank teller hostage Claire Keesey (Rebecca Hall) and being pursued by the frumpy FBI robbery agent Fawley (Jon Hamm showing that he is far more comfortable playing Don Draper than this sexless, boring-ass of a crusader here).
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Blake Lively In Chains PICS PICS PICS!!!
Wednesday, August 18 by

In this month's issue of Interview Magazine, Ben Affleck tosses questions at Blake Lively, who stars in his latest directorial effort, The Town. She gave answers and stuff, but more importantly, there are hot pics of her locked in a holding cell! In a publication where the visuals usually come second to the copy, I'm surprised they printed a spread that makes you totally forget what reading is.
Check out the pics of Blake after the jump…

‘The Town’ Poster: Those Are Some Mean Nuns
Friday, August 13 by

 
Hey, here's the poster for Ben Affleck's Bank Rob Town – Population: Bankrobbers. Did you know that there are 300 bank robberies a year in Boston? It's true. OR, SO THE TRAILER FOR THE TOWN WOULD LIKE YOU TO BELIEVE.
I've actually checked the FBI crime stats for the past 10 years. On the low end it's 140 per year, and on the high it's 300 bank jobs per year (225 average)… for the entire Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Affleck cooked the numbers. If he had said "Greater Boston area" I'd let it go. Now I can't.
Enjoy your nun dress, jerk. 

‘The Company Men’ Trailer: Ben Affleck Gets Sh*t-Canned
Wednesday, July 21 by

"I'm f..f…fired? Derp."
Dammit Ben Affleck! We should have known better!! First, you won some of us over with Hollywoodland. Then, you shut up all the haters by directing the sh*t out of Gone Baby Gone. Which you then followed up by starring in the equally awesome-seeming The Town, which is directed by everyone's new favorite director, Ben Affleck. And then you churn out this generic guy-gets-fired melodrama on our chests and destroy all your hard-earned goodwill. Mother was right! You didn't change!! YOU'LL NEVER CHANGE!!!
WATCH THE TRAILER FOR "THE COMPANY MEN" FEATURING TV'S "COACH" AFTER THE JUMP….

First Trailer For Ben Affleck’s Heist Movie ‘The Town’
Friday, July 16 by

Miss New England 2008 Attractive women in New England are few and far between, so when you meet one you had better jump on it. It doesn't matter where you meet. The bar, the Market Basket, and the bank that you are currently robbing are all perfectly acceptable places to pick up a comely, young lass. And that's exactly what Ben Affleck does in the trailer for his second directorial effort The Town. In this daring sequel, Jeremy Renner plays Will Hunting and Affleck reprises his role as Chuckie, who are now bank robbers inexplicably (note to self: fact check this later). Chuckie meets Rebecca Hall during a robbery and develops an attraction to her, even though he's got Blake Lively at home in denim cut-offs. Then Don Draper shows up and is all Mr. FBI Guy and there are a few shoot-outs and Slipknot masks. All in all, it looks really good! I'll see it. WATCH A MOODY MEDITATION ON WHAT DRIVES ONE TO STEAL, AND ALSO BLAKE LIVELY IN DENIM CUT-OFFS AFTER THE JUMP…