Ben Affleck

WATCH: The First Trailer For 'Gone Girl' Is FINALLY Here

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

There might still be a long wait before the much-awaited film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ hits cinemas, but at least we’ve got a...

Imelda Staunton Shines in Good People at Hampstead Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

A tough gritty drama about life for a single mother in the rough area of South Boston may not be the kind of production you'd expect to see on a London stage, let alone with Imelda Staunton in it, but Good People is such a phenomenally superb production that it stands out for all the right reasons.

'I'm Not Being Boring When I Fail'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ben Affleck, fresh from Oscar triumph and a complete reboot, is obviously relishing the chance to flex acting muscles again in 'Runner Runner'. It...

WATCH: Good Will Batman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to comedian Pete Holmes for coming up with this: 'Good Will Batman' - a “recut and remastered” version of 'Good Will Hunting' sta...

Syria, Miley Cyrus, Jamie Oliver And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Comedy

You may think that there aren't many jokes to be made about the current crisis in Syria - but of course, this is what satire is for. And Twitter. ...

The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Ben Affleck IS Batman. David Cameron IS injured. AND a fan of shooting. AND on holiday. Yes, it's all been happening this week... unless you're Da...

Ben Affleck As Batman: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy

So far, of course. Because we're sure this one's going to run and run longer than the Batman franchise itself. Check out some of the funniest tw...

#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck Causes Twitter Meltdown

Elliot Wagland Tahira Mirza | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Ben Affleck has been named as the new Batman and will star in the Man of Steel sequel. Users immediately took to social networking sites and creat...

Ben Affleck Is Batman

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ben Affleck has been cast as the next Batman, Warner Bros. have confirmed. The 'Argo' star will play a mature caped crusader in Jack Snyder's 'Man ...

Celebrity Couples Who Fell In Love On-Set (And Stayed Together)

Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Long hours on set for months on end, screen smooches and steamy sex scenes... it's not surprising so many on-screen romances spark off-camera chemistr...

Breaking Bad: How Can Things Possibly Work Out For Walter White?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Bryan Cranston was successful before. As the long-suffering father of 'Malcolm in the Middle' and the CIA officer charged with keeping Ben Affleck in ...

Are These The Best Actors Turned Directors?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Quartet' saw one of the world's most respected actors, Dustin Hoffman, taking his long-desired place behind the camera. Hoffman steered this swee...

Iran 'To Sue Hollywood Over Oscar Winning Argo's Unrealistic Portrayal Of Hostage Crisis Of 1979'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Iranian authorities are reportedly planning to begin legal proceedings against Hollywood over the Oscar-winning film Argo’s “unrealistic portrayal...

Guess What? The 'Good Will Hunting' Maths Problem Was Relatively Easy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Comedy

The film 'Good Will Hunting', if you remember, starred Matt Damon as a troubled janitor working at MIT - the twist being that he was, in fact, a secre...

On History, Homer and Ben Affleck

Peter Frankopan | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Peter Frankopan

We should, I think, cut Hollywood some slack. It is easy to forget that history is all about dramatic license. Who wants to read a boring account of the past? Which historian does not want to spice things up? And even as far as flaws, errors and distortions go - well, bring them on.

And the Oscar Goes to Namaste

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

This year's Oscars ceremony was unique in many respects. Ang Lee's Namaste only highlighted this uniqueness. Although the function itself was very much American in its outer trappings, the spirit reflected the effect of globalising on one of the most prestigious film awards.

OSCARS 2013: Ben Gets Emotional After 'Argo' Best Picture Win

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ben Affleck's redemption by Hollywood is complete, with his film 'Argo' winning Best Picture at this year's Oscars. When his co-producer Grant Hes...

Ben Affleck's Snub Yet Another Oscar Injustice

Mark Hodge | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hodge

While fashion faux pas and speech gaffes are to be expected, every year the short-list of nominees demonstrates the glaring inconsistencies within the Academy voting system. How can a director, who has a film nominated for Best Picture, not be short-listed for Best Director?

OSCARS 2013: Fancy A Tipple? Here's Who NOT To Bet Against...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Oscars are being handed out this weekend, and the bookies seem to be more than sure who they're putting their money on to carry off the film indus...

Caroline Frost

OSCARS 2013: Best Picture Preview: Amour, Argo, Beasts Of The Southern Wild... | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

This time next week, Oscar nominees will know their fate, whether they've tearfully brandished a statuette and spoken over the music, or whether they'...

Caroline Frost

Mark Wahlberg Does It Again... Who Are His Oscar Shouts THIS Year? | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mark Wahlberg has once again made some firm predictions for the winners of the Oscars, ahead of this year's gongs being handed out on Sunday evening. ...

Working as Ben Affleck's Stand-In During the Run-Up to the War in Iraq

John Wight | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
John Wight

In 2003, during the run-up to the war in Iraq, I was living in Hollywood, where at the time I was working as Ben Affleck's stand-in on the movie Surviving Christmas.

Baftas 2013: Ladies and Gentlemen, Please Take Your Seats for the Second Act...

Daniella Gibb | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Daniella Gibb

Reinventing yourself and changing careers has almost become trendy. Think of all of the city folk you read about in magazines who wake up one day and realise they cannot stand the rat-race anymore and retrain as a yoga teache

BAFTAS 2013: WHAT Happened To Lincoln?

The Huffington Post UK\ | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Steven Spielberg must be wondering what he's done to the BAFTA committee, after barely making a ripple on their voting cards for his epic 'Lincoln'. ...

BAFTAS 2013: On Ben Affleck's Big Night, He Reflects On 'Second Act'

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ben Affleck's glorious Awards Season continues, with his film 'Argo' picking up BAFTA's biggest prizes - Best Film, and Best Director. Accepting h...