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Ben Affleck: I wasn't 'entitled' to Oscars nomination

Ben Affleck: I wasn't 'entitled' to Oscars nomination

Feb 25 2013, 4:20am CST | by

Ben Affleck was ''disappointed'' not to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar - until he saw who else had failed to make the shortlist. The actor-turned-director - whose movie 'Argo' picked up...

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Ben Affleck: I wasn't 'entitled' to Oscars nomination

Feb 25 2013, 4:20am CST | by

Ben Affleck was ''disappointed'' not to be nominated for the Best Director Oscar - until he saw who else had failed to make the shortlist.

The actor-turned-director - whose movie 'Argo' picked up the Best Picture prize at last night's (24.02.13) ceremony - quickly accepted he was not ''entitled'' to the honour, but admits he was upset when the nominations were first announced.

He said: ''Naturally I was disappointed, but when I look at the directors who weren't nominated, Paul Thomas Anderson or Kathryn Bigelow - who's just amazing - Tom Hooper, Quentin Tarantino, these are all directors who I admire enormously. It was just a very tough year.

''You know what? You're not entitled to anything.''

And Ben - who was in the audience to see 'Life of Pi' filmmaker Ang Lee pick up the best Director trophy - admitted he just felt ''honoured'' to be at the ceremony, particularly after scooping Best Picture.

He added backstage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles: ''I'm honoured to be here, I'm honoured to be among these extraordinary movies, and I'm really, really honoured to win an Academy Award.''

Argo also triumphed in the 'Best Adapted Screenplay' and 'Best Editing' categories.

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Whatever Happened to...?: Elliott from E.T.

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4 weeks ago

Dawn of Justice Batsuit Rumors

Oct 28 2014 1:11pm CDT | Source: ign

Ben Affleck’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trainer, Rehan Jalali, may have revealed a few nuggets of info about the anticipated film. Before we go any further, it's worth noting that this comes from an anonymous source. Also, possible spoilers follow! According to Batman News, a reader from the site spoke with Jalali, who was recently in London. The source claims, having spoken with Jalali, that there are two batsuits in the ...
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4 weeks ago

Video: ‘Batman v Superman’ Cast Talks National Save the Bats Week

Oct 28 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Normally, environmental issues are not a big topic of discussion here on /Film. But when the star and director of one of the most anticipated films in history talks about it, well, we listen. The movie is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and director Zack Snyder, along with Batman himself, Ben Affleck, have released a video for National Save the Bats Week. In it, you’ll learn why bats are important ...
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4 weeks ago

New BATMAN V SUPERMAN Rumors Hint at Two Batmobiles and an Armored Suit Containing Kryptonite and Missiles

Oct 28 2014 10:17am CDT | Source: Collider

As Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice prepares to wrap filming in Michigan, new rumors have surfaced regarding Batman (Ben Affleck) and his weapons.  The photos we've seen have shown some mighty glowering, but we might have some new details regarding Bats' suit and ride. However, one of these reports isn't so much of a rumor as a confirmation that Batman will have two suits.  The first is his standard costume and the other is the armor we saw during the Comic- ...
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Rumor: Batman’s Second Suit Has Unique Powers In ‘Batman v Superman’; Plus A Second Batmobile

Oct 28 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: slash film

Some very cool, and very plausible, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice rumors are circulating this week. They both concern Batman, whose whole entry into the new DC Multiverse is bathed in shadow. We do know he has two Batsuits in the film. The one in the above photo as well as the Bat Armor revealed in the Comic-Con teaser (you can read about that here). What we don’t know is exactly what the Bat-Armor does. A new rumor adds some exciting, but very sp ...
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Batsuit, Batvoice & More "Dawn" News

Oct 28 2014 2:05am CDT | Source: dark horizons

Much like the Schumacher Batman films, it seems Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will feature a second Batsuit which Bruce Wayne will be donning during the film. Batman-News.com reports that Ben Affleck sports a traditional Batsuit, the one we've already seen, for much of the film. However, he also slip on an armored Batsuit akin to the one from Frank Miller's accla ...
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‘Batman V Superman’: New ‘Batsuit’ & Affleck’s ‘Bat-Voice’ Details

Oct 27 2014 11:22pm CDT | Source: screen rant

Reports claim 'Batman V Superman' will see Bruce Wayne gain a secret weapon, with the first description of Ben Affleck's 'Batman voice ...
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New ‘Batman V Superman’ Set Photos Reveal Iconic Batman Location

Oct 27 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

The latest 'Batman V Superman' set pics expand the world of Ben Affleck's Batman by depicting an iconic location for Bruce Wayne to visit. ...
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4 weeks ago

Ouija Scares Victory Over John Wick: Weekend Box Office Report

Oct 27 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Despite some sub-par reviews, including our Ouija review, the horror flick based on the board game came in first place at the weekend box office with a $20 million debut. With Halloween next Friday, this should hardly be a surprise as it was the only new horror flick to open wide. The Keanu Reeves action flick John Wick also did pretty darn well, coming in second with $14.2 million, Reeves biggest debut in eight years (since ...
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