Ben Affleck

Arts & Entertainment

Good Will Hunting: An Oral History

Fifteen years after the release of the movie that made them stars, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck—along with the rest of the cast and crew—reflect in their own words on how a long-shot film by two unknowns became one of Hollywood’s biggest success stories.

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Ben Affleck Isn’t ‘Going to Speculate’ on Massachusetts Senate Run

Ben Affleck on Massachusetts Senate Run: ‘I’m Not Going to Speculate About My Political Future.’ Adding to the speculation on who might fill John Kerry’s […]

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Boston Society of Film Critics Establishes Frontrunners for Awards Season

Photo by Claire Folger via Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. The Boston Society of Film Critics announced their award winners for the 2012 season last, just […]

Arts & Entertainment

Ben Affleck Turns Out Another Must-See with 'Argo'

Photo by Claire Folger via Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. This past Friday marked the release of Boston native Ben Affleck’s newest flick, Argo. The film […]

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Ben Affleck Owns This Town … No Seriously

Ben Affleck Owns This Town … No Seriously. The corner of Tremont and Avery Streets was temporarily renamed “The Town Take 2 Place” to commemorate […]

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Meet The Whitey Bulger Movie Team: Matt Damon And Ben Affleck

Meet The Whitey Bulger Movie Team: Matt Damon And Ben Affleck. We couldn’t have asked for a better team of Boston boys. And yep: it’s […]

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Is Barack Obama %&*$ing Ben Affleck too?

We haven’t had much to say about the video hits “I’m F*cking Matt Damon” and the sequel “I’m F*cking Ben Affleck” largely because, like a […]

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Good Baby Good?

It’s judgment day for Ben Affleck. Though we think he’s a genius, the rest of the world has been skeptical, citing Gigli and Bennifer as […]

Ben Affleck Is a Genius

He made us proud with Good Will Hunting, and embarrassed us with pretty much everything he’s done since. Now, with his directorial debut, the Boston-set Gone Baby Gone, catching plenty of early buzz, it’s time to admit—maybe we’ve been too hard on the guy.

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Postponed Baby Postponed

It’s not always easy being one of Boston’s golden boys. Ben Affleck, Cambridge’s own serial Jennifer-dater, makes his directorial debut in next month’s Gone Baby […]

Casey, the Other Affleck

Casey Affleck is supposed to be late. He’s always at least a half-hour late, his publicist says, and when he does show up, he’ll want […]