Ben Affleck

‘Project Greenlight’ Season 4 Episode 7 Recap: That’s a Wrap!

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Lat week, we wondered whether Jason had he talent to justify his demanding directorial behavior. Now, once again, we begin an episode of Project Greenlight, “Accident Waiting to Happen” with a setup of Jason vs. Effie and the crew during the final days of shooting The Leisure Class (which looks like it might be not so bad, based on the preview that ran before this episode). But by the end of the episode, the main enemy is time and the advent of daylight during the final night of shooting.
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‘Project Greenlight’ Season 4 Premiere Recap

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Did we need another season of Project Greenlight, the reality show where Matt Damon and Ben Affleck give some white dude a bunch of money to make a movie that will inevitably turn out terrible? No, we probably did not, but thanks to HBO, we’ve got one anyway — and Flavorwire is here to recap it, in all its frustrating addictiveness. Hey, maybe we’ll learn something about the way movies are made (and maybe each revelation will be more depressing than the last)!
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10 Unexpected Comebacks in Cinema

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After a few box office bombs, M. Night Shyamalan has made a successful return to theaters this weekend with his latest film, The Visit. Our own Jason Bailey wrote about the horror tale that finds one family’s life taking a dark turn after a visit with the grandparents.
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The Peas Are Present: Links You Need to See

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The New York Times got on the Internet’s bad side today with what people took as a particularly unforgivable bit of blasphemy: the tweeted suggestion that peas should be put in guacamole, based on an ABC Cocina recipe that the paper had actually published back in 2013. As The Guardian noted, “the mockamole of ‘pea-gate’ quickly escalated to a bipartisan political platform,” with Jeb Bush, the Texas Republican Party and Barack Obama all weighing in. Since the initial outrage, some brave, selfless individuals have spoken out in the recipe’s defense. 
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