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  • 'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings,' 'Lincoln' Top SAG Nominees

    'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings,' 'Lincoln' Top SAG Nominees
    LOS ANGELES -- Steven Spielberg's historical biography "Lincoln," the musical epic "Les Miserables" and the quirky romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" dominated the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning, receiving four...
  • SAG Awards 2013: Bardem, Arkin talk supporting actor nods

    SAG Awards 2013: Bardem, Arkin talk supporting actor nods
    One of the biggest surprises to come out of the Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday was Javier Bardem, who scored a supporting actor nod for his work in the James Bond action thriller “Skyfall.” The Spanish actor, who plays Bond’s...
  • 'Stand Up Guys' a criminal waste of Walken, Pacino, Arkin ★

    'Stand Up Guys' a criminal waste of Walken, Pacino, Arkin ★
    A writer must eat, which is why most playwrights eventually try their hands at screenwriting. "Stand Up Guys," starring Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin, comes from the stage-trained Noah Haidle, whose story premise sounds like a sure (if...
  • Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven

    Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven
    The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms. Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
  • Surprises and snubs from the 2013 Golden Globe nominations

    Surprises and snubs from the 2013 Golden Globe nominations
    I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
  • Wiseguys Walken and Pacino on how it might end

    Wiseguys Walken and Pacino on how it might end
    At times it felt like an exit interview — the ultimate exit interview. The details are still so surreal that when I tell people who was there, the words sound as though someone else had dreamed them: Al Pacino walked into the room. Then...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Argo' star/director Ben Affleck

    Video/Q&A: 'Argo' star/director Ben Affleck
    Years after Ben Affleck directed critical and commercial successes “Gone Baby Gone” and “The Town,” many stories still peg the director/actor’s latest effort “Argo” as a comeback. “That narrative has been...
  • In 'Argo,' Ben Affleck trades Boston crime for Tehran troubles

    It's no secret that Massachusetts native Ben Affleck loves Boston. After all, "Good Will Hunting" — the film that put him and Matt Damon on the Hollywood map — was set there, as were his first two directorial efforts, "Gone Baby Gone" and "The...
  • 'Argo' review: Deserves Oscar nominations, not wins

    'Argo' review: Deserves Oscar nominations, not wins
    *** (out of four) It’s not easy to make a reality-based, political, action-comedy that stretches from Tinseltown to Tehran and covers everything from Hollywood satire to public hangings. In his first directorial effort not set in Boston, Ben...
  • Ben Affleck's mission accomplished in 'Argo' ★★★ 1/2

    Ben Affleck's mission accomplished in 'Argo' ★★★ 1/2
    The propulsive hostage thriller "Argo," the third feature directed by Ben Affleck, just plain works. It's heartening to encounter a film, based on fact but happy to include all sorts of exciting fictions to amp up the suspense, whose entertainment...
  • "Argo" y "Taken 2"

    "Argo" y "Taken 2"
    Argo * * * Ben Affleck carga fama de ser un actor que trabaja en películas malas, pero lo cierto es que el artista posee gran talento como actor y como director. La prueba contundente es Argo, drama político dirigido y protagonizado por Affleck que...