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Argo, 2012

Argo
Directed by: Ben Affleck
Written by: Joshuah Bearman, Chris Terrio
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  120 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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Argo can be described as clever, tense, and biting. The plot revolves around a government agency, political unrest, and undercover characters. The main genres are drama, thriller, and period. In terms of style, Argo stars an ensemble cast and is talky. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It is located in Iran and Hollywood. Argo takes place in the 20th century. It is originally a true story. The movie has received attention for being a Golden Globe winner, an Oscar winner, and a blockbuster. Note that Argo involves profanity and violent content.

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"Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis-the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 12 October 2012
Runtime: 120 min

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Bryan Cranston Bryan Cranston As Jack O'Donnell
Ben Affleck Ben Affleck As Tony Mendez
John Goodman John Goodman As John Chambers
Taylor Schilling Taylor Schilling As Christine Mendez
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I presume I was supposed to be on the edge of my seat, biting my knuckles but as you know full well they'll get away then that kind of kills that aspect. Oh, and the British didnt tell them to go away - usual pointless Hollywood lie.
07.May.2014 |  by: thehynes
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A good balance
While I didn't think this lived up to the Oscar hype it was a good flick. I agree with the two previous reviews. Alan Arkin and John Goodman are great in their supporting roles and adding an element of much needed humor. It is well done in that even...
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11.March.2013 |  by: David
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Alan Arkin
If this movie deserved an Oscar, it should have been the supporting actor one - Alan Arkin is hilarious in this movie. Also good direction work by Affleck, Should have won too. And Bryan Cranston is a human chameleon - never looks the same, I...
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10.March.2013 |  by: Ami Burg
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Anxiety provoking
Well edited, good recreations, script has too many clever zingers but they may serve to relieve some of the anxiety that is built so effectively. Kudos for weaving in the historical context of the hostage crisis. The interrogation in Farsi, without...
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27.October.2012 |  by: a k'wala
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