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‘The Way Back’: Ben Affleck’s Most Emotional Role Proves To Be His Comeback on Personal and Professional Front

Gavin O’Connor has given us a pair of stellar sports films in Miracle and Warrior along with an interesting character study of an autistic-accountant-assassin in 2016’s The Accountant led by a solid Ben Affleck. To no one’s surprise, the two coming together again for a sports drama, The Way Back, which centers on a high […]

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Ben Affleck Says ‘The Accountant’ Sequel Could Be A TV Show… Or A Movie… Or Nothing

The last several years of Ben Affleck’s filmography have had some ups and downs, to say the least. Taking the whole Batman thing out of the equation, the actor has enjoyed some acclaim (“Gone Girl”), but he’s also had some pretty low lows (“Live By Night”). But there are a few projects, including the film […]

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Gavin O’Connor in Talks to Direct ‘Fast’ at Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

“The Accountant” director Gavin O’Connor is in negotiations to direct Warner Bros.’ action-thriller “Fast,” sources tell Variety.The script was penned by “Sicario” scribe Taylor Sheridan, who had also been looking to direct, but when a deal couldn’t be reached, the studio began looking for other options and eventually landed on O’Connor. Chris Pratt had been […]

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From The Accountant to Idiocracy: the films that became hits without anyone noticing

Unmemorable Ben Affleck thriller The Accountant was 2017’s most rented movie in the Us. It’s far from the only forgotten film to achieve stealth successThese are hard times for Ben Affleck, what with everyone snarking about his tummy and his tattoo and the general manner in which he greets each day with a bone-deep, mournful […]

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Ben Affleck’s ‘The Accountant’ Is 2017’s Most Rented Movie But We’re Going To Need To Check The Math

It’s true, someone has decided that it was a good idea to make a sequel to Gavin O’Connor‘s entertaining, but somewhat forgettable 2016 film “The Accountant.” A light, breezy, but exceptionally well-filmed action no-brainer, the film made a decent $86M domestically on a $45M budget. At the time of the announcement, film pundits scratched their […]

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Daily Podcast: Rampage Reactions, Box Office, Jay and Silent Bob, MoviePass, Terminator, Talisman, and Lord of the Rings

On the April 5, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film news, including Rampage, Infinity War, Star Wars, MoviePass, The Accountant, Jay and Silent Bob, Terminator, The Talisman, and Lord of the Rings. You can subscribe to /Film […]

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‘Moana,’ ‘The Accountant’ Top Home Entertainment Charts in 2017

Disney’s “Moana” is a home entertainment juggernaut.The animated adventure was among the most popular sales titles and rentals last year, according to a new report by the Motion Picture Association of America. It was the top selling DVD or Blu-ray in 2017, and people bought more digital copies of “Moana” than any other film. “Moana” […]

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Scott Eastwood Joins Thriller ‘Manuscript,’ Nick Cassavetes to Direct (Exclusive)

Scott Eastwood (The Fate of the Furious, The Longest Ride) has joined Morgan Freeman in The Manuscript.Nick Cassavetes (The Notebook, The Other Woman) has also been lined up to direct the cat-and-mouse style thriller, replacing John Moore who was announced last year and working from a script by Louis Rosenberg and Joe Rosenbaum.Also joining the […]

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