Thursday October 22, 2020

Film: Affleck's fake is the real deal

Reviewed this week: Argo, directed by Ben Affleck, nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: 4/5. Rust And Bone, directed by Jacques Audiard, nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: 4/5.

4th November, 2012
Tate Donovan and Ben Affleck in Argo.

Argo

**Rating:** 4/5

Who would have predicted that the square-jawed star of such timeless duds as Gigli, Pearl Harbor and Jersey Girl would emerge as one of the most gifted young directors in Hollywood? After a sure-footed debut with Gone Baby Gone, Ben Affleck delivered cracking Boston crime thriller The Town.

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