Saturday, February 16, 2013

Movies 2012: Argo (2012)

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Argo (2012)

Date seen: 14 February 2013
Rated R, 120 mins.
IMDB User Rating: 8.0
Metascore: 86/100 (User Score: 8.3)
Tomatometer: 96% Certified Fresh (Audience: 93%)

Movie Notebook: 9.50/10
Recommendation: C - Selectively Recommended
Grade: QT - Watch if you want to have Quality Time

Commendably directed, costume-fitted, scored, and written. Standing ovation for Ben Affleck as director and Alan Arkin for his performance. This film is actually overrated, but admittedly among the best of 2012.

After watching this film:
You'll find time to use the phrase "Argo fuck yourself".

For your consideration:
  • Acting: Alan Arkin as Lester Siegel
  • Directing
  • Musical Score
  • Costume Design
  • Adapted Screenplay
  • Editing
  • Sound
  • Ensemble
  • Film of the Year
  • Cinematography

Scores are as of posting.