Ben Affleck

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

11/19/2014

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‘The Hollywood Film Awards’ Announce Additional Attendees

Ben Affleck, Robert Downey, Jr. and others are on tap to attend the live Nov. 14 event.

10/30/2014

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Movie Blog: ‘Gone Girl,’ The Date Movie From Hell

A colleague of mine noted that David Fincher’s new film Gone Girl completes a trilogy of sorts detailing male-female relationships gone awry (or, perhaps in the case of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, relationships that start at “awry”).

10/03/2014

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Movie Blog: ‘To The Wonder’, A Puzzle Of Love & Prayer

‘To the Wonder’ is part love story, part prayer.

04/12/2013

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Movie Blog: Your 2013 Oscar Pool Cheat Sheet

This year’s Academy Awards race is a potential cluster, but here are my educated guesses as to what will emerge victorious in a year ripe for Oscar asterisks, along with my own personal preferences.

02/20/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘Argo,’ ‘Seven Psychopaths’ & Fake Movies

Who do you trust more — Hollywood or the U.S. Government? If you listen to either, you’re probably apt to say neither. But actor-director-hunk Ben Affleck’s tense new thriller Argo aims to restore your faith in both.

10/12/2012

Ben Affleck lets Jeremy Renner do the heavy thesping in "The Town." (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Movie Blog: Affleck Directs Himself Out Of ‘Town’

Warner Brothers has made it no secret they’re hoping Ben Affleck can be the next Clint Eastwood, meaning they want him to write, act, direct and produce the studio’s more prestigious, but still mainstream-friendly fare. And do it while simultaneously filling the all-important role as a matinee idol.

09/20/2010

The Nite Show with Mischke – 9/16/10

Mischke offers his congratulations to Mexico on its 200th birthday.  The record for the number of digits calculated in the number Pi has been broken.  Is this really a big deal?  Pope Benedict has rolled […]

09/17/2010

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