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2013-08-28 23:18:16

Tony Mendez’s book, Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History, was adapted for the feature film directed by and starring Ben Affleck. Tony is the featured speaker at the One from the Heart Awards Breakfast, a benefit for Pathways Hospice. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Tony Mendez, author of Argo, is the featured speaker at the 23rd Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast which is scheduled for Friday, October 10, 2013, 7:30-9:30 a.m., at...

2013-04-29 16:27:14

Tony Mendez - CIA Agent Portrayed by Ben Affleck - and Two Diplomat Hostages Mark and Cora Lijek Give Their Firsthand Accounts of the Audacious Rescue During the Iran Hostage Crisis WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year's "Best Picture" Academy Award(®) winner, "Argo," was Hollywood's thrilling version of the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans that unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis in 1979. Now, in a special...

2013-01-29 08:27:26

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raw News Media has started an online petition to draft Ben Affleck to run for the U.S. Senate. Following his confirmation for U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry's Senate seat will be vacant which will allow for a special election in Massachusetts. Raw News has officially endorsed Ben Affleck as the favorite to replace Senator John Kerry. The Petition to Nominate Ben Affleck for Senate can be signed online at RawNews.com. Raw News has also set up a...

2013-01-15 16:22:38

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced the guest speakers and program for the 12(th) annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series, taking place every Wednesday from February 6 - March 6, 2013 at The Landmark - West Los Angeles. Discussing their films across five separate panels will be Academy Award nominated filmmakers Ben Affleck...

2012-10-03 06:24:48

Ben Affleck leads an ensemble cast that also includes Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin and John Goodman HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that the feature "Argo," directed by Ben Affleck, will receive the "Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award." "We are very proud to recognize the ensemble cast of "Argo," for their dramatic and outstanding performances," said Carlos de...

2011-05-10 16:49:00

In the news release, From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Dazed and Confused & Fast Times at Ridgemont High, issued 10-May-2011 by Universal Studios Home Entertainment over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the release date should be August 9, 2011, rather than July 26, 2011 as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Dazed and Confused & Fast Times at Ridgemont High TWO OF THE MOST...

2011-05-10 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Universal Studios Home Entertainment presents two decade-defining high school comedies, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Dazed and Confused, both debuting July 26, 2011 on Blu-ray(TM) for the first time ever. Laugh out loud this summer with some of today's biggest stars including Sean Penn, Ben Affleck and Matthew McConaughey as they suffer through the highs and humiliations of high school. Fans can revisit both...

2010-11-19 00:00:42

Family Fun, Girl Power, Matt Damon vs. Ben Affleck, English Royalty and Big Stars Are All Part of Roeper's Movie Menu. Episode Premieres Saturday, November 27 at 10:30am ET/ 7:30am PT. Albuquerque, NM (Vocus) November 18, 2010 In-laws in town and need to entertain them? Time off from work and need to entertain yourself? Remedies aplenty as REELZCHANNEL"”TV About Movies® today announced Richard Roeper's 2010 Holiday Movie Preview, a half-hour special of REELZCHANNEL Spotlight...

2010-03-22 11:10:00

LOS ANGELES, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor, director and advocate Ben Affleck today announced the launch of the Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), an advocacy and grant-making initiative with the mission of helping the Congolese people support local community-based approaches that create a sustainable and successful society in the long-troubled region. ECI is the first U.S. based advocacy and grant-making initiative wholly focused on working with and for the people of eastern Congo. In...

2009-12-30 07:55:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The breakup of Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon was a bitter ending to a decade fraught with numerous divorce and cheating scandals and sparse golden couples in Tinseltown. Over the years, there have been celebrity couples whose commitment to each other have been nothing short of inspirational: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Linda and Paul McCartney, Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, and Johnny Depp and...