Argo [Extended Edition] (Blu-ray)
The movie was fake. The mission was real.
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Format: Blu-ray (2 Discs)
Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: R
- Run Time: 2 hours, 9 minutes
- Released: December 3, 2013
- Originally Released: 2012
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: 64-page behind-the-scenes photo book
- 14"x20" map with notes on scenes from the film
- 14"x20" mini poster
- Theatrical version and extended edition
- Replica ID badge prop
- Argo declassified: learn the story behind the CIA's decision to publicly honor Tony Mendez and his daring operation for its 50th anniversary celebration
- Ben Affleck's balancing act: see how the filmmaking team managed to combine drama, comedy and suspense while dividing the story between locales as diverse as Hollywood, Iran and Washington D.C.
- Argo "@$*%" yourself: enjoy an all-star mashup of Argo's classic line
- Also includes:
- A discussion with the cast of Argo
- Tony Mendez on Tony Mendez
- The Istanbul journey
- Picture-in-picture: eyewitness account (theatrical version only)
- Commentary by director Ben Affleck and writer Chris Terrio (theatrical version only)
- Rescued from Tehran: we were there
- Argo: absolute authenticity
- Argo: the CIA and Hollywood Connection
- Escape from Iran: the Hollywood option
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
- DTS HD Master Audio - English
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin & John Goodman|
|Performer:||Victor Garber, Taylor Schilling, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina, Željko Ivanek, Titus Welliver, Keith Szarabajka, Bob Gunton, Richard Kind & Adrienne Barbeau|
|Directed by||Ben Affleck|
|Edited by||William Goldenberg|
|Screenwriting by||Chris Terrio|
|Composition by||Alexandre Desplat|
|Produced by||Ben Affleck, George Clooney & Grant Heslov|
|Director of Photography:||Rodrigo Prieto|
Rating: 2/4 -- The action is exciting, the Hollywood scenes are dryly funny. But we never get to know the people for whom this farcical plot has been invented. Full Review
4 stars out of 4 -- [B]oth spellbinding and surprisingly funny. Many of the laughs come from the Hollywood guys played by Goodman and Arkin...
Rating: 2/5 -- The film plays out in the broadest of broad strokes with Affleck employing a lowest common denominator tone that would make the most hackneyed of Hollywood filmmakers proud. Full Review
Rating: 3/4 -- Argo is spot on with its ode to the bombastic behind-the-scene banality of playground politics rooted in the seeds of cynicism and suspicion. Full Review
Not only that Argo is both intelligent and entertaining, it's riveting from start to finish. Full Review
San Diego Entertainer
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Both a riveting spy thriller and an emotionally engaging piece of historical filmmaking. Full Review
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
[S]lick enough to send us smiling out of cinemas on a Saturday night, but with the substance to avoid insulting our intelligence in the process.
Sight and Sound
When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) creates a fake Hollywood film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of the Canadian ambassador. As the six members of the embassy staff remain behind closed doors, armed militants conduct thorough searches of local homes, and kill anyone suspected of harboring the Americans. Realizing that it's only a matter of time before the six are identified and taken hostage, Mendez offers a unique - yet potentially dangerous - solution: posing as a Canadian film producer, he will enter into Tehran under the precipice of scouting locations for an upcoming science fiction opus, gather up the refugees, pass them off as his crew at the airport, and fly out of Iran right under the militants' noses. Shortly after touching down in Iran, however, Mendez contends with a few unexpected developments that threaten to erode the bond of trust he needs to establish with the refugees, and expose his deception. Meanwhile, even if they do manage to make it as far as the airport, government bureaucracy threatens to leave them hopelessly stranded in their most desperate hour. Alan Arkin, John Goodman, and Bryan Cranston co-star. Inspired by actual events.
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