Argo (2012)

Ben Affleck in Argo

The best thing about Argo is that director Ben Affleck and writer Chris Terrio deliver a true story so outrageous that it seems like something that could only happen in a movie. The worst thing about Argo is that is takes that already too-amazing-to-be-true story and adds a bunch of unremarkable, even familiar action-movie contrivances, which makes something we've never seen before feel increasingly familiar in spite of itself. Okay, Argo fans — I know you're enthusiastic, and prone to … [Read more...]