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Ben Affleck’s thrilling “Argo” a major step for maturing filmmaker – TORONTO

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I can’t remember a more complete career renaissance than the one Ben Affleck’s currently enjoying. Not that long ago, the handsome Boston actor – a one-time Oscar winner for co-screenwriting “Good Will Hunting” – was in Hollywood “prison,” condemned for poor choices ranging from “Gigli” to “Jersey[...]

Ben Affleck’s ‘The Town’ takes the weekend with $23.8M

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a stupidly crowded weekend at the box office, we had four major wide releases and at least two major limited debuts. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Coming in at number one was Ben Affleck’s crime thriller “The Town.” With $23.8 million, the Affleck-directed picture out-grossed[...]