The 2012 FMR MAJOR Awards: The Best Director Nominees

Best Director Nominees

Here we go folks. The Best Directors of 2012. They lent their talent and vision to a project and it paid off in a big way. Under their direction, these films came out shining…

Click through to see who the MAJOR Award Nominees for Best Director of 2012 are! 

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Argo

The promotional materials have done a great job of spelling out the framework of Ben Affleck’s “Argo”.

It’s a historical thriller, set during the Iran Hostage Crisis. Six individuals managed to escape the US Embassy as it was being stormed by Iranians (during the hostage crisis of 1979), and now need help to get out of the country.

What the marketing can’t convey though, is the pervasive atmosphere of tension that director Ben Affleck manages to create. “Argo” is an intense and occasionally humorous docudrama that adds to Affleck’s burgeoning streak of excellent projects.

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The 2012 Fall Movie Preview – Part II

Ok folks, here we go. Part II of the 2012 Fall Movie Preview. Today we’ll break down all the major releases on tap for the month of October, and the first week of November!

As you might imagine, it’s a diverse bunch. There are some ahead that look intriguing, and some that might as well be announcing that they’re garbage already, LOL. Let’s have a look and see if we can’t sort out what’s what!!

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Movies That Everyone Should See: “Dazed and Confused”

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“Dazed and Confused”

The last day of school.

The first party of the summer.

A sprawling cast of teen actors and a young director creating an epic, authentic, remarkable movie surrounding a youthful rite of passage.

The high school kegger.

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Now showing on cable: “The Town”

Making its debut tonight on HBO is Ben Affleck’s second directorial effort, “The Town”.

“The Town” is an amazing heist film that stars Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm and Pete Postlethwaite. It earned Renner an Oscar Nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and it currently holds a 94% Tomatometer score on Rotten Tomatoes.

I like it a lot myself.

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