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  • Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable

    Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable
    How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness." None of the directors nominated, he added, could be accused...
  • Oscars: Shirley MacLaine, Ben Affleck to present

    Oscars: Shirley MacLaine, Ben Affleck to present
    Shirley MacLaine will present at the Oscars, and that makes her the most veteran performer announced so far for the Feb. 22 event. The other latest presenters announced are Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Kevin Hart, Chris Pine, Miles Teller...
  • Emily Ratajkowski, the other woman of 'Gone Girl'

    Emily Ratajkowski, the other woman of 'Gone Girl'
    For the big-screen adaptation of Chicago writer Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel “Gone Girl,” a filmmaker might have hired any random hottie to play Andie, the college-student girlfriend of murder suspect Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck). But...
  • Academy Awards: For J.K. Simmons of 'Whiplash,' the beat never slows

    Academy Awards: For J.K. Simmons of 'Whiplash,' the beat never slows
    The life of an Oscar nominee is a busy one, indeed. Veteran actor J.K. Simmons had just flown in from Atlanta, where he's filming "The Accountant" with Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick, and was having a quick breakfast on a January late morning near his...
  • Will there be a 'Gone Girl' sequel?

    Will there be a 'Gone Girl' sequel?
    ‘Gone’ again? Is Gillian Flynn pondering a sequel to “Gone Girl”? Maybe, she tells the New York Daily News—if stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, and director David Fincher were on board. “We could pick it up and see...
  • Oscars 2015: Best picture, director and script front-runners

    Oscars 2015: Best picture, director and script front-runners
    The day after Oscar nominations, while clearing away the "Lego" rubble, award season consultants began calling, repeating the same fear-soaked refrain: Beware the Phase Two Harvey. For the uninitiated: Phase One of the Oscar campaign is earning...
  • Jennifer Garner discusses Ben Affleck's parts and her own 'baby bump'

    Jennifer Garner discusses Ben Affleck's parts and her own 'baby bump'
    Never let it be said Jennifer Garner never gave you anything. Presuming, of course, you're among those who've taken in the hit flick "Gone Girl," in which her husband Ben Affleck gives a little full-frontal flash. "What I have to say is, you're welcome,...
  • Watch Robin Williams' Oscars speech; Affleck, Damon pay tribute

    Watch Robin Williams' Oscars speech; Affleck, Damon pay tribute
    Robin Williams' emotional Oscars speech recalls an actor at the top of his game. The comedian, who was found dead Monday after an apparent suicide by hanging, won the 1998 Academy Award for supporting actor for his role as mourning psychology teacher...
  • 'Gone Girl' a chilly, precisely crafted thriller, reviews say

    "Gone Girl" is one of the most anticipated movies of the fall, boasting a high-profile director in David Fincher, an A-list leading man in Ben Affleck, a rising star in Rosamund Pike and bestselling source material in Gillian Flynn's novel of the same...
  • October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits

    October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits
    The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller. 'Gone Girl' Release date: Oct. 3 Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
  • Kim Dickens joins the cast of 'Walking Dead' spinoff

    Kim Dickens joins the cast of 'Walking Dead' spinoff
    The cast of AMC's spinoff of "The Walking Dead" is slowly taking shape. Now it has a female lead in Kim Dickens. Dickens, who most recently appeared with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in David Fincher's film, "Gone Girl" will star alongside Cliff Curtis...