Film Reviews

Live By Night (2016)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana Director: Ben Affleck Sometimes I feel like people like to engage in a little Ben Affleck bashing. Perhaps when someone is as successful as he is, there's a sense of tall poppy syndrome, cutting down someone hoping to see them fail. The huge outcry… Continue reading Live By Night (2016)

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105 Must See Films: Argo (2012)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman Director: Ben Affleck In 1980, the American embassy in Tehran was invaded by Iranian revolutionaries, with six people escaping to a safe house. In order to get them out and back to the US, the CIA came up with the crazy plan of sending in a Hollywood producer… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Argo (2012)

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The Accountant (2016)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons, Jon Lithgow Director: Gavin O'Connor Is being a mathematical genius really a symptom of Autism? In this film, Ben Affleck is a man whose military father felt that he needed to train his sons to be assassins in order to combat the wishy-washy therapy offered by conventional treatments… Continue reading The Accountant (2016)

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Film Review: Gender roles in Gone Girl (2014)

Logline: "With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent." From IMDB Genre: Thriller Starring: Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Carrie Coon, Kim Dickens Directed: David Fincher (Contains Spoilers) I was sick… Continue reading Film Review: Gender roles in Gone Girl (2014)