By Hindustan Times
In 2002, when Ben Affleck’s career hit rock bottom, no one expected him to bounce back. A few years later, when he made his directorial debut with Gone Baby Gone (2007), most critics bit their tongues. Affleck’s choice of acting roles also miraculously went up a notch, and behind the camera, he
proved his talent yet again with The Town (2010).
Though his latest film, Argo, has just released, there’s already a buzz about Oscar nominations — making it three out of three hits for the actor-director. Here, he discusses Argo and its challenges.
There’s already an Oscar buzz about Argo. How important are awards and recognition in your scheme of things?
When you work for as long as we all have