Film Review: Argo

Film Review: Argo

Ben Affleck has become quite the accomplished filmmaker, with each film he has shown amazing chops, growing and expanding as a storyteller. With ‘Argo,’ Affleck steps out of Boston, and shows that the city isn’t his muse, that he can make excellent films no matter where they take place.

Argo tells the story of the recently declassified operation that set out to save six embassy staff that escaped the takeover of the US Embassy in Iran, during the Iranian revolution. While the rest of the embassy is taken hostage, the six escapees are taken in by the Canadian ambassador, hiding out till the State Department can come up with a plan.

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Video of the Week: Henry Thomas E.T. Audition

Video of the Week: Henry Thomas E.T. Audition

One of my favorite films of all time is Steven Spielberg’s ‘E.T.’ The film represents everything that was amazing with the Amblin films of the 80s. Great stories, great child actors, and amazing adventures. In the video below, we see Henry Thomas become emotional at the thought of a Government man taking E.T. away from him. Spielberg ends up hiring right on the spot, and it’s easy to see why.