Tag Archives: The Town

Ben Affleck is perhaps Hollywood’s biggest and most diverse superstar

As big a star as Ben Affleck is, I’m sure he gets the credit that he deserves. Not only is he an A-list Hollywood talent, he’s an acclaimed and award winning filmmaker. Affleck is part of superhero blockbusters, prestige fare, and everything in between. Throw in his charity work and[...]

Ben Affleck’s new directorial project “Live by Night” might be jumping into 2016

Well, it’s just speculation right now, but this is potentially some very exciting news. Word trickled down over the weekend that Warner Brothers has moved the release date of Ben Affleck’s next project behind the camera, the crime epic Live by Night. Originally, we were scheduled to get it in[...]

Ben Affleck is the perfect choice to direct a new “Batman” film

Late last week, word came around during San Diego Comic-Con that finally confirmed something that I’d basically been assuming for a year or so. Ben Affleck would be getting his own Batman film, but he’s also going to be co-writing and directing that stand alone project. I’ve long been a[...]

The 83rd Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

After a brief delay, this series has returned. Yes, once again I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that[...]

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 “Argo” earns raves after debut Telluride screening – AWARDS

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ben Affleck’s “Argo” has been building a steady stream of buzz behind the scenes from people in the know claiming that the seasoned actor and full-fledged filmmaker had a third consecutive hit on his hands. This afternoon, the political thriller held a not-so-secret debut screening at the[...]

Blake Lively Photos: Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day

HollywoodNews.com: Our selected celebrity to be included in our “Hot Hollywood Celebrity Photo Gallery of the Day” is Blake Lively. Blake Christina Lively (born August 25, 1987) is an American actress and model who stars as Serena van der Woodsen in the television teen drama series, Gossip Girl. She[...]

Writers Guild Nominations for ‘Inception,’ ‘The Town,’ ‘The Social Network”

hollywoodnews.com: The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2010. Winners will be honored at the 2011 Writers Guild Awards held on Saturday, February 5, 2011, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los[...]

Can Ben Affleck’s “The Town” sneak into the Best Picture race? – OSCAR IN A MINUTE

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Certain pundits have argued Ben Affleck’s “The Town” has a shot at a Best Picture nomination. Are they right? Tracking the Oscar race is a daily occurrence here at HollywoodNews.com. Oscar in a Minute is our new audio podcast that weighs in, briefly, on items that move[...]

Jennifer Garner is “so proud” of husband Ben Affleck

HollywoodNews.com: Actress Jennifer Garner said she is ‘so proud’ of her husband Ben Affleck for his new movie ‘The Town.’ Affleck, 38, co-wrote and directed the new movie that he also stars in and there has been talk of an Oscar. His wife said she couldn’t be more proud of[...]
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