Ben Affleck talks politics: Argo, The Middle-East and Hollywood.(Video)

Ben Affleck with Sam Asi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=an1A6ysEaJ0 In this interview, I discuss with Ben Affleck his Golden Globe winning movie, Argo, which revolves around the rescue of 7 American, who took refuge at the Canadian Ambassador home, after their embassy was stormed by angry Iranian demonstrators in 1979. Ben Affleck, who graduated from Harvard in Middle-Eastern studies, reflects on the state … Continue reading Ben Affleck talks politics: Argo, The Middle-East and Hollywood.(Video)

DGA announces 2013 Best Director nominations

Directors Guild of America (DGA) has announced today its nominations for Best Director: Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, Ben Affleck for Argo, Tom Hooper for Les Miserables, Ang Lee for Life of Pi and Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty. All the above directors have been already recognized by other guilds and organizations. Notably missing in … Continue reading DGA announces 2013 Best Director nominations

Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at the National Board of – Review awards

Zero Dark Thirty, which dramatises the events leading to the killing of Osama Bin Laden,  won the best picture of 2012 at the National Board of Review awards. It also took the Best Director Award for Kathryn Bigelow, Best Actress for Jessica Chastain. who plays  the CIA agent hunting Bin Laden. This was the second … Continue reading Zero Dark Thirty triumphs at the National Board of – Review awards