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Look, I like Ben Affleck. I’m happy for his success. I loved Argo. He did a bang-up job on it and deserves immense credit for helming a terrific movie. I thought Gone Baby Gone was a real accomplishment and one of the best movies of its year, and he has continued to produce quality work since then, even though I still consider that one to be his greatest work so far. He seems like a good guy and whatever issues I have with his on-screen work, he’s a tremendous talent behind the camera, which Argo further demonstrates. It’s to the point where maybe he did contribute to the Oscar-winning screenplay for Good Will Hunting after all, which we all naturally assumed was primarily the work of his pal Matt Damon.

But honestly, best director of the year? And best film of the year? Maybe if this was »

- Darren Ruecker

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