The Way Back, featuring an Oscar-worthy performance from Ben Affleck, is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Affleck, already an Oscar winner for co-writing Good Will Hunting and producing Argo, is the current front runner for Best Actor with a masterclass performance as an alcoholic basketball coach. Depending on how the rest of the year plays out, it’s honestly hard to see this changing. Gavin O’Connor has done it again. …"The Way Back Is Now Available on Blu-ray, DVD"
Argo tells an incredibly true story of how the CIA used a fake science-fiction film to rescue six American diplomats during the Iran hostage crisis. “This is the best bad idea we have, sir,” Jack O’Donnell (Bryan Cranston) tells C.I.A Director Stansfield Turner (Phillip Baker Hall). “By far.” The best bad idea not only saves six American lives but manages to win an Oscar. A few of them, actually. The fact that the CIA turns…"Argo: This Is The Best Bad Idea We Have"
Ben Affleck manages to deliver a masterclass in acting with his performance as an alcoholic basketball coach in The Way Back. Gavin O’Connor has done it again. The director of Miracle and Warrior knows his way around a sports movie. Brad Ingelsby’s script isn’t immune to some of the classic sports film cliches but that’s alright. The most climactic scene in the film doesn’t quite hit with the level it should because we already know…"The Way Back: Ben Affleck Turns In A Masterclass"
Oscar winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are reportedly teaming up on The Last Duel, a 14th century period piece with a focus on rape. The film, titled The Last Duel, is based on Eric Jager’s 2004 novel, The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France. Per Deadline, the novel is being adapted into a screenplay by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Nicole Holofcener. Filmmaker Ridley Scott…"Matt Damon, Ben Affleck team up for Rape-focused Film"
Triple Frontier takes us to the Brazilian jungle as a a group of former Special Forces soldiers team up together for one last mission together. As the film starts, Santiago “Pope” Garcia (Oscar Isaac) is working with police in Brazil to take down Gabriel Martin Lorea. He soon learns information from Yovanna (Adria Arjona) that Lorea never leaves his money. After one mission fails, the first thing Pope does is track down William “Ironhead” Miller (Charlie Hunnam). …"Triple Frontier: J.C. Chandor Can’t Miss"
While Armageddon runs a bloated 150 minutes, the large majority of the film could really be defined as a comedy. This film no doubt offered a glimpse into the future of what a Michael Bay movie would be–full of disaster with a side of visual effects. Nobody asked for either but okay. There’s nothing else that you really need to say. When an asteroid “the size of Texas” is discovered to be heading towards an…"Armageddon at 20 Years"
Does actor Ben Affleck have a future with regards the Batman franchise? With regards to his role in the DC Extended Universe, it’s really hard to say outside of his appearances in Justice League films or playing a role in the Superman movies. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his future seems to be in doubt. Yes, Warners’ film studio chief Toby Emmerich tells The Hollywood Reporter, “Ben is our Batman. We love him as Batman.…"Is Warner Bros. looking to replace Ben Affleck at Batman?"