The Academy Awards usually doesn’t favor genre. Just think of how many great genre films got the shaft, from Jaws, to Star Wars, to E.T., and so on.
Last weekend it was sci-fi vs. sci-fi at the box office, and after several weeks in release, Argo was the #1 film in the country, beating out Cloud Atlas.
Summer may be coming to a close in a few weeks, but genre fans won’t be disappointed by Hollywood’s Fall lineup.
If you’ve seen ridiculous pictures of Ben Affleck with his hair combed down and a full beard, he’s not going out incognito from the paparazzi, it’s his look for the movie Argo.