Thank you, Kerry Lauerman.
Terry Gross’ interview with Ben Affleck on Tuesday’s “Fresh Air” is a uniformly interesting discussion about the making of Affleck’s “Argo,” and the effort and ethics that go into bringing quasi-historical depictions to the big screen. But it becomes particularly interesting about halfway in, when Gross asks Affleck about his approach to handling history in a motion picture. He admits to taking creative license with the movie
In case you missed it, here’s a link to yesterday’s interview with Ben Affleck, including the whole discussion of how Hollywood handles history.
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