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JOHN GOODMAN as John Chambers, ALAN ARKIN as Lester Siegel and BEN AFFLECK as Tony Mendez in “ARGO,” a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures in association with GK Films, to be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. © 2012 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 0

Affleck holds our attention hostage with ‘Argo’

As they say on The Colbert Report, “a tip of the hat” to Ben Affleck on both directing and staring in Argo, a riveting political thriller based on the true story of joint efforts...

Sacha Baron Cohen and Ben Kingsley in The Dictator 0

All hail Sacha Baron Cohen in ‘The Dictator’

Sacha Baron Cohen can wholly become a character like few other actors working today. As we saw in Borat and Brüno, he seemingly transforms beyond recognition into whatever heavily accented, exaggeratedly foreign, brazenly funny...

Dominic Cooper stars as Latif Yahia (left) and Uday Hussein (right) in THE DEVIL'S DOUBLE. Photo courtesy of Lionsgate 0

Dominic Cooper dazzles in ‘The Devil’s Double’

Imagine being best friends with a rich, famous guy who throws the best parties and gets all the hot girls. Sounds like an episode of Entourage, except that this famous guy isn’t Vinny Chase,...

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Casino Jack struggles with pacing

The world of D.C. lobbyists is filled with slick, fast-talking, callous, sleaze bags getting into high-stakes sexy action while exchanging money and extravagant gifts for political favors… well, according to Hollywood anyway. Most of...

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Machete, a superhero for the immigration age

The release of Machete could not have been more perfectly timed. With the immigration debate reigning as media’s hot button de jour, a film that makes a bold political statement with stellar filmmaking and...

Michael Moore’s at it again with Capitalism: A Love Story 2

Michael Moore’s at it again with Capitalism: A Love Story

There’s no such thing as an objective documentary. Every documentary, right down to the ones about wild animals roaming the tundra, has been injected with some opinion because every documentary is composed of shots...