Tag: Ben Affleck

  • ‘Triple Frontier’ review: Ben Affleck leads an all-star jungle heist

    ‘Triple Frontier’ adds flare to the masculine genre by incorporating moral and psychological underpinnings on brotherhood vs. greed. In a time where gender inclusivity is a must, it might seem that the testosterone-driven Triple Frontier is a step back for the action genre. But really, who would complain with this macho powerhouse casting? In here, […]

  • Matt Reeves to direct, produce ‘The Batman’

    Matt Reeves to direct, produce ‘The Batman’

    Burbank, CA – February 23, 2017 – Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”) has been set to direct “The Batman.” Reeves will also serve as a producer on the new standalone action adventure centering on one of DC’s most enduringly popular Super Heroes. The announcement […]

  • Ben Affleck plays gangster with conscience in ‘Live by Night’

    Ben Affleck plays gangster with conscience in ‘Live by Night’

    Two-time Academy Award-winner Ben Affleck – most recently seen in the critically praised The Accountant and in early 2016 playing crime fighting icon Batman/Bruce Wayne in the global blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – now directs and stars in Warner Bros. Pictures’ new gangster film Live by Night. Affleck plays Joe Coughlin who […]

  • ‘Live by Night’ main poster confirms Ben Affleck’s antihero role

    ‘Live by Night’ main poster confirms Ben Affleck’s antihero role

    Warner Bros. Pictures has just revealed the payoff poster of the crime thriller Live by Night showing a gun-pointing Ben Affleck, all-suited up as a mobster. The tagline confirms that his character is an antihero: “Joe Was Once a Good Man.” Check out the poster below and watch Live by Night when it opens in […]

  • Ben Affleck learns Indonesian fighting style for ‘The Accountant’

    Ben Affleck learns Indonesian fighting style for ‘The Accountant’

    Ben Affleck stars in Warner Bros.’ action-thriller The Accountant as Christian Wolff, a specially trained assassin who happens to be a math savant suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome. Director Gavin O’Connor knew that Christian should have an idiosyncratic fighting style, forged by his childhood training and his personal penchant for order. O’Connor maintains, “I wanted to […]

  • WATCH: First trailer for Ben Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’

    WATCH: First trailer for Ben Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’

    Warner Bros. Pictures has just revealed the first trailer of Ben Affleck’s latest directorial effort, the dramatic crime thriller “Live by Night.” View the trailer below. Affleck also stars in the film and wrote the screenplay, based on the award-winning best-seller by Dennis Lehane; it marks the second collaboration for the fellow Boston natives, following […]

  • WATCH: Ben Affleck is ‘The Accountant’ in action thriller’s main trailer

    WATCH: Ben Affleck is ‘The Accountant’ in action thriller’s main trailer

    The main trailer for Warner Bros. Pictures’ new suspense thriller “The Accountant” starring Ben Affleck has just been released and may be viewed below. In the film, Christian Wolff (Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant […]

  • ‘The Accountant’ teaser poster shows Ben Affleck gunning for action

    ‘The Accountant’ teaser poster shows Ben Affleck gunning for action

    The teaser poster for Warner Bros. Pictures’ new suspense thriller “The Accountant” has been released, showing Oscar winner Ben Affleck (“Argo,” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”) holding a rifle, but “blinded” by numerical data. Directed by Gavin O’Connor (“Warrior”), “The Accountant” tells the story of Christian Wolff (Affleck), a math savant with more affinity […]