Movie review for argo (2012) directed by and starring ben affleck this is a cia thriller that will get your heart beating faster as affleck once again proves he's a director that continues to. Rotten tomatoes gives the film an approval rating of 96%, based on 333 reviews, with an average rating of 84/10 the website's critical consensus reads, tense, exciting and often darkly comic, argo recreates a historical event with vivid attention to detail and finely wrought characters. The new ben affleck movie, argo, begins in november, 1979, with the storming of the american embassy in tehran a crowd breaks into the compound, taking more than fifty americans hostage.
This film image released by warner bros pictures shows bryan cranston, left, as jack oãdonnell and ben affleck as tony mendez in argo, a rescue thriller about the 1979 iranian hostage crisis. Argo is movie magic ben affleck 's third directorial outing, is an entertaining, real-life, race-the-clock thriller that nabs you at the start and never makes a wrong move advertisement. Film reviews august 31, 2012 9:25pm pt argo white-knuckle tense and less self-congratulatory than it sounds, ben affleck's unexpectedly comedic third feature has the vital elements to delight. Argo (2012) r | 120 min | biography , drama , thriller acting under the cover of a hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a cia agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six americans in tehran during the us hostage crisis in iran in 1979.
I'm not really understanding why argo has such a high review rating i liked the movie, but it was rather boring after the hostage takeover the final 20 minutes were also interesting and suspenseful, but overall i don't feel this movie is as good as the ratings suggest. Taut political thriller based on real-life escape from iran read common sense media's argo review, age rating, and parents guide. Argo is tense, affective and not just affleck's best film but one of the best films of the year [rating=4] and a half blake howard - follow blake on twitter here: @blakeisbatman and listen to the audio review on that movie show 2ue here. Argo, the new movie from actor-director ben affleck, has been getting mostly raves—including a qualified but fairly strong endorsement from slate's own.
Argo is a heroic story without requiring a studly action hero like its declassified true story, a team effort is conducted and celebrated with argo  while this film will become timely by circumstance, once again, it earns its merit, a. Ben affleck treated his audience with a true-life based movie argo released in 2012. [this is a re-post of my review of from the toronto international film festival argo opens today] that should be a movie, someone might say if they read the true story behind ben affleck.
Writer of argo to produce film about a culturally revealing war between mexican and american lolly-sellers in salem, oregon published: 11 jul 2016 oscars 2013 critics' review: 'they spread. Argo movie review by chicago tribune¿s michael phillips ben affleck directs himself in this rip-roaring true life thriller about a 1980 hostage rescue in iran three and a half stars. Drama of secret mission to free hostages based on true 1979 story. Fargo begins with an absolutely dead-on familiarity with smalltown life in the frigid winter landscape of minnesota and north dakota then it rotates its story through satire, comedy, suspense and violence, until it emerges as one of the best films i've ever seen. Fandango's chief correspondent dave karger interviews ben affleck about his film 'argo' in the first episode of 'frontrunners' read reviews and buy movie tickets.
Following his previous hits gone baby gone and the town, ben affleck returns to both the director's chair and the big screen in argo, a. Is argo family friendly find out only at movieguide the family and christian guide to movie reviews and entertainment news. Argo is a slick and exciting thriller based on real events, which is getting oscar buzz from pundits and bloggers responsible for the white noise of awards season.
Argo movie review: critics rating: 4 stars, click to give your rating/review,you will sense a fine balance and an acute attention to detailing watch out for certain powerful cr. Argo, 2012 directed by ben affleckstarring ben affleck, bryan cranston, taylor schilling, kyle chandler, john goodman, alan arkin, zeljko ivanek, clea duvall, tate. Argo movie review - based on true events which took place in 1979 & 1980, argo showed the life-or-death undisclosed operation to rescue six diplomats. Argo is one terrific movie, the best i've seen all year the fact that it's an original (and difficult to encapsulate) may make it a tough sell, but i hope good reviews and word of mouth will.