Tag Archives: Ben Affleck

Five-star trailers: “Gone Girl” and “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby”

  For this post, I highlight trailers for two upcoming films with two seemingly similar plot lines: the disappearance of a female character. The films’ central genres, however, are vastly different. First, in director David Fincher’s mystery-thriller Gone Girl, Ben … Continue reading

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OSCAR SPOTLIGHT: My rankings of the Best Picture nominees

Just in time for the Oscar ceremony on Sunday, February 24, I managed to watch all nine films up for the Best Picture prize. One can’t exactly say what was genuinely the most worthy film for Best Picture without having … Continue reading

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The Academy loves “Lincoln” and “Playbook,” but where’s Affleck?!

So the nominees for the 85th Annual Academy Awards were announced bright and early this morning—and boy were there some surprises! Here are the nominees and my quick take on what the Academy has gone and done this year… Best … Continue reading

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Five-star trailer: “Argo”

Say what you will about most of his acting roles, but Ben Affleck is quite the director. First Gone Baby Gone, then The Town, and now comes his next directorial effort: Argo. Based on true events from 1979, Argo is … Continue reading

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