Artistic Licence: Further flak for Affleck

Ben Affleck must wonder what he has done to deserve the kind of abuse he's been getting from film fans in the last week, writes Nadine O'Regan.

31st August, 2013
People used to wonder if critics could kill a film. But their role has been taken over by internet scribes -- a more dangerous situation.

Ben Affleck must wonder what he has done to deserve the kind of abuse he's been getting from film fans in the last week. Okay, the man did bring us Daredevil. And Gigli. And the groping awfulness of Bennifer. But there have also been Argo and several fine directorial features, including The Town and Gone Baby Gone.

Ben has made mistakes. But haven't we all? Did Ben strip down to his undies for MTV? Did...

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