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Argo [2012]

I’ve been meaning to see this film for absolutely ages now, since it won the Oscar in 2013 for Best Picture which is sort of a big deal. 364 more words

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Argo

Based on real events the dramatic thriller “Argo” chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played-information that was not…

A problem solved after 20-odd years

My friend Duncan Miller sold this stone to me about twenty years ago. It’s a moonstone, although it looks more like an ocean-stone, with flashes of light that move across it like moonlight on the sea. 180 more words

Thoughts On Goldsmithing

Film Review: "Argo"

When I was in prison in Iran in 2009, I was hoping for somebody like Tony Mendez to burst open the door to my cell and to whisk me to a waiting helicopter. 639 more words

Politics

Argo

Ben Affleck is one of the most underrated superstars in the film industry, and he’s only getting better. Now that he is directing, along with still staring in movies, I just can’t get enough of him. 585 more words

Argo (+Ultraviolet Digital Copy)

Based on real events the dramatic thriller “Argo” chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played-information that was not…

Anti-Iranian Racism is Patriotic, Part 2

This is the second article in a two-part series.  The first article, which discusses Argo and the 300 franchise in detail, can be found here… 1,757 more words

Racism