Based on a true story resulting from the American hostage situation in Iran in 1979, Ben Affleck’s ability for storytelling has most likely ascended to the ranks of Academy Award status.
This movie features the best fifteen minute opening sequence since “Saving Private Ryan.” And the final fifteen minutes are just as riveting. In between is movie gold. It’s one of those movies you hope never ends.
Affleck directs and stars, and Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, and Alan Arkin are sensational.
Run, don’t walk, to see this film.
Argo: 4.5 out of 5
Popcorn, Diet Coke, Chocolate Covered Almonds (Don’t judge me. The lady did a masterful job of upselling me on some kind of combo deal.)