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Argo Solidifies Ben Affleck as a Great Director, but Remains a Lackluster Actor

“Argo” Solidifies Ben Affleck as a Great Director, but Remains a Lackluster Actor

By Wesley Emblidge October 10, 2012

I've never really liked Ben Affleck as an actor all that much. He's been in very good movies, but his performance was never really a standout. That is, until he turned to directing. His debut "Gone...

Seven Psychopaths is a Great Combination of Adaptation and In Bruges

“Seven Psychopaths” is a Great Combination of “Adaptation” and “In Bruges”

By Wesley Emblidge October 10, 2012

From the very first scene of “Seven Psychopaths,” the new film by Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges”), you can sense some of the films that inspired it. It opens with a scene very reminiscent of...

GALLERY: Stars Show Up to the 35th Annual MVFF

GALLERY: Stars Show Up to the 35th Annual MVFF

By Wesley Emblidge and Wesley Emblidge October 5, 2012

Ben Affleck was set to introduce his latest film "Argo" on October 5 at the 35th annual Mill Valley Film Festival, but due to a case of strep throat was unable to attend. However, filling in for Affleck...

GALLERY: Mill Valley Film Festival Opens with On the Road

GALLERY: Mill Valley Film Festival Opens with “On the Road”

October 4, 2012

The 35th annual Mill Valley Film Festival opened October 4th with "On the Road" at the Rafael theater and "The Silver Linings Playbook" at CineArts Sequoia. Producer of "On the Road" Rebecca Yeldham was...

The poster for this years 35th anniversary festival.

35th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival Starts Today

October 4, 2012

Today, October 4, is the first day of the local Mill Valley Film Festival, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a wide range of high profile films and guests. With 11 days of films, over 40,000 tickets...

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