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Tag: Argo

Argo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (album review)

February 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Argo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (album review)

Providing the score for Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’, the critically acclaimed tale of a CIA plan to remove six diplomats from Iran during a hostage crisis in the 1970s may be a daunting task to some. However, for Alexandre Desplat who has a remarkable pedigree of soundtracks on his resume, including ‘The Queen’ and ‘Girl With […]

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Argo film review (Frank’s take).

October 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Argo film review (Frank’s take).

Now how does this particular saying go folks: ‘From yesterday’s laughing stock to today’s go-to genius?’ Well, this assessment certainly applies to director/actor Ben Affleck whose misguided moviemaking antics of yesteryear was frothy fodder for the tabloids, critics and moviegoers alike (ah, those ‘Bennifer’ years were something else, huh?) were a guilty pleasure distraction to […]

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Argo movie review (2012) (Mark’s take).

October 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Argo movie review (2012) (Mark’s take).

Argo – a film review by Mark R. Leeper Set during the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis, ‘Argo’ tells a strange but true footnote to that history. Six United States citizens whom the Iranian revolutionary government wants dead have escaped from the United States embassy to the protection of the house of the Canadian ambassador. Now the […]

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