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WATCH: Ben Affleck Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from Brown University

The boys of Boston are sure making a hell of a name for themselves in the collegiate circles this commencement season. Actor, director, philanthropist, and […]

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Watch: Ben Affleck Does Boston Proud On Saturday Night Live

Alas, Ben Affleck joined Saturday Night Live’s Five-Timer Club this past weekend, and oh my, did he deliver some solid shout-outs to his hometown of Boston. […]

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Ben Affleck’s Top Sketches from Saturday Night Live

Update, May 20, 10 a.m.: Watch clips from the season finale of SNL hosted by Ben Affleck here. It only took him 13 years to […]

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Ben Affleck Collaborates with TOMS on Charitable Shoe Line to Support the Eastern Congo Initiative

Do-gooder Ben Affleck is back at it again. Just a few weeks ago, we reported that the actor/director pledged to live on $1.50 a day […]

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Pre-Production Starts for Movie Based on Dennis Lehane’s Latest Novel

Just days after author Dennis Lehane took home a prestigious national award for his book Live By Night, pre-production on a movie based on the […]

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Ben Affleck Pledges to Live On $1.50 a Day For ‘Live Below the Line’

According to The Gist, it looks like post-Argo Ben Affleck is going to start living like pre-Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck. The multi-millionaire and recent Oscar […]

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So What Are Ben and Casey Affleck Up to Now?

The post-awards season blues apparently does not exist for the Affleck brothers. The beloved Boston boys have quite a few projects in store through the […]

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Ben Affleck May Direct ‘Bunker Hill’

Ben Affleck May Direct Bunker Hill. Warner Bros. purchased the screen rights to Nathaniel Philbrick’s “Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution,” which will […]

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Oscars 2013 Recap: Seven Highlights from Sunday’s Academy Awards

Argo producers George Clooney, Grant Heslov, and Ben Affleck after winning the Oscar for Best Picture, with presenter Jack Nicholson. (Photos via DisneyABC/Flickr) 1. Argo was […]

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How Boston Will Represent at the Oscars This Weekend

Photos via Featureflash / Shutterstock.com If Boston wants to walk away from Academy Awards on Sunday with an Oscar in hand, it’s up to Ben Affleck’s […]

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Dear Gawker: Please Stop Whining About Boston Movies

(The O.G. of Boston movies. Photos via Miramax) Yesterday, I was pretty amused to see Gawker's Hamilton Nolan complaining about the spate of movies about “Boston […]

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Which Brand of Whitey Bulger Film Do You Want to See on the Big Screen?

Johnny Depp is the latest of many Hollywood stars to hop on the Whitey Bulger movie bandwagon. Photos by Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com (Depp, Affleck, Facinelli) and Jaguar […]

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Ben Affleck’s Secret Star Wars Script!

At the end of last week, Disney announced that J.J. Abrams, the beloved nerd king behind Lost, Alias, and the recent Star Trek reboot, would […]

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Ben Affleck Wins Golden Globes for ‘Argo’ After a Week of Snubs

Photo by Claire Folger via Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Before winning at the Golden Globe Awards last night for Best Director and Best Motion Picture—Drama […]

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The Oscar Nominations Weren't Kind to Ben Affleck

Photo by Claire Folger via Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. The Academy of Arts and Sciences announced this year's Oscar nominees at some ungodly hour this […]