Argo

Argo

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Argo Reviews

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Glenn Lovell
CinemaDope

Mel Brooks meets John Frankenheimer ... a strange blend of inside Hollywood comedy and docudrama. The parts don't always mesh, but they do often enough to assure Affleck another crowd-pleaser

Full Review Source: CinemaDope | Original Score: 3/4

October 30, 2012
Andy Lea
Daily Star

This pulse-racing thriller, set in the aftermath of Iran's Islamic Revolution, grabs you by the throat.

Full Review Source: Daily Star | Original Score: 5/5

October 30, 2012
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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For 100 minutes, 'Argo' is close to flawless.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

October 30, 2012
Jay Antani
Cinema Writer

Argo is among the worthiest spy thrillers to come out of Hollywood in years, and it puts to rest (at least for this reviewer) any doubts over Affleck's chops as a smart, shrewd director of consistently topnotch fare.

Full Review Source: Cinema Writer | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 29, 2012
Tim Martain
The Mercury

Argo will make you say "wow" not because of anything big and flashy but purely for its well-told story.

Full Review Source: The Mercury | Original Score: 4/5

October 28, 2012
Robert Levin
amNewYork

It's a reminder of what the movies can offer when they're at their best: an escape into another world and a pertinent look at our own.

Full Review Source: amNewYork | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 27, 2012
Alonso Duralde
What the Flick?!

As a director, Ben Affleck is getting into Alan Pakula territory.

Full Review Source: What the Flick?! | Original Score: 8/10

October 26, 2012
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

Even when it embellishes certain details leading up to its climax, Affleck and his actors by that time have sold the audience on its authenticity. How appropriate.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com

October 26, 2012
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central

I found it hard for me to get into at first, but the final act more than makes up for it. Ben Affleck sure has come a long way since his days with Kevin Smith.

Full Review Source: Film Geek Central | Original Score: 3/4

October 26, 2012
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

It's exciting, it's funny, it's suspenseful. The ending is nail-biting.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4.5/5

October 25, 2012
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

This is a classy heist movie with a bizarre set-up; it's entertaining as well as thrilling.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

October 25, 2012
James Jennings
Empire Magazine Australasia

A tense political thriller with a dash of Hollywood satire thrown in to sweeten the deal, this is a gripping crowd pleaser that is sure to take home some statuettes come Oscar season. Your move, Matt Damon.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine Australasia | Original Score: 4/5

October 25, 2012
Glenn Dunks
Trespass

The real Argo that's landing in cinemas now shouldn't be mistaken as anything other than a spellbinding, old-fashioned thriller. I've got sweaty palms and an elevated pulse to prove that it's one of the year's very best films.

Full Review Source: Trespass

October 25, 2012
Lex Hall
FILMINK (Australia)

A suspenseful, topical and surprisingly humorous film that's deserving of the Oscar buzz surrounding it.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

October 25, 2012
Yury Gilkin
MovieFIX

The only real criticism, surprisingly, is Affleck. Perhaps the time has come to think about spending more time behind the camera rather than in front of it.

Full Review Source: MovieFIX | Original Score: 4/5

October 25, 2012
Adam Ross
The Aristocrat

...incredibly entertaining, lucid crowd pleaser. I'm [annoyed] that people may hear the synopsis and go 'Oh, that's not my thing', because Argo is everyone's thing: it's one of the year's best films.

Full Review Source: The Aristocrat | Original Score: 5/5

October 25, 2012
Witney Seibold
CraveOnline

Its politics are subtle, its performances are good, and its script is amazing.

Full Review Source: CraveOnline | Original Score: 8.5/10

October 24, 2012
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

There's "creating an intense, claustrophobic situation in a foreign locale" and there's "inciting unquestioning fear of 'the other'," and Argo pulls off the former far more often than it accidentally achieves the latter.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 4/5

October 24, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

An ingeniously conceived thriller that's almost as much about our collective love of cinema as it is a tricky international incident.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 5/5

October 23, 2012
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

Suspenseful movie based on a true incident; Ben Affleck's stock rises as an actor and director.

Full Review Source: jackiekcooper.com | Original Score: 7/10

October 23, 2012
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