Ben Affleck Wins Directors Guild Award, As Argo’s Best Picture Hopes Strengthen

By:  Katey Rich It’s probably time to start feeling sorry for Ben Affleck. From the moment he was left off the Oscar lineup for Best Director, Affleck has been experiencing a surge of affection– and a lot of awards to go along with it. First came the Critics Choice Award, then the Golden Globe, then the SAG Award for Best Ensemble, then the Producers Guild Award. … Continue reading Ben Affleck Wins Directors Guild Award, As Argo’s Best Picture Hopes Strengthen

A Zero Dark Thirty Prequel Is Possible, Also Based On A True Story

By: Katey Rich Zero Dark Thirty could be the most fascinating, or the most controversial, or the most kick-ass film of the holiday season– given that it’s about the Seal Team Six raid that killed Osama bin Laden, it could easily be all three of those things. But nobody really knows yet, since Zero Dark Thirty has yet to screen for any critics, and if anyone has seen it, … Continue reading A Zero Dark Thirty Prequel Is Possible, Also Based On A True Story

Jessica Chastain Up For Iron Man 3 Role As A Quick-Witted Scientist

By: Katey Rich Jessica Chastain was undeniably one of the biggest breakout stars of 2011, with roles in a series of prestigious and generally great films that culminated in her Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for The Help. But her resume thus far lacks the kind of giant blockbuster that makes you a household name– and that’s an oversight she seems ready to fix. According … Continue reading Jessica Chastain Up For Iron Man 3 Role As A Quick-Witted Scientist