Argo (2012)

Director: Ben Affleck220px-Argo2012Poster

Writer: Chris Terrio

Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

Description: Starred and directed by Ben Affleck, the three time Oscar winner “Argo” is a movie about true events. The year is 1980 and conflicts in Iran has led to an attack and hostage situation on the U.S embassy in Tehran. Six Americans managed to escape and go into hiding. One CIA agent comes up with a crazy idea to extract them out of the country. The plan is to create a fake upcoming movie, go to Tehran for film location purposes and then leave with the six Americans posing as their film crew. This is some of Ben Afflecks best work, it is thrilling, suspenseful and hard to believe it was all true.

Rating: 8.0 / 10

Other notable cast: Victor Garber, Titus Welliver, Zeljko Ivanek, Rory Cochrane, Scott McNairy, Clea DuVall, Tate Donovan, Kyle Chandler

Favorite quote: “This is the best bad idea we have, sir. By far.

Recommended audience: 16+

Into The White (2012)

Director: Petter Næss220px-Into_The_White_Official_Poster

Writer: Ole Meldgaard, Dave Mango

Starring: Florian Lukas, Stig Hoff, David Kross, Lachlan Nieboer, Rupert Grint

Description:  Bio/drama/history about a group of German and British aircraft pilots who shot eachother down during WW2. Both sides surviving their crash, they are stuck taking shelter in the same cabin during a cold Norwegian winter. The movie is based on a real event, and it provides insight to how things were during WW2. Realistic, tense, interesting and mind-opening.

Rating: 7.1 / 10

Other notable cast: N/A

Favorite quote: Food rule number one: If it’s full of vitamins, it tastes like shit.

Recommended audience: 13+