Seven in addition to its Best Picture nod, Alan Arkin scored a Best Supporting Actor nod, and Chris Terrio will vie for the Best Adapted Screenplay trophy; Argo also scored well in technical categories, including Best Editing, Score, Sound Editing, and Sound Mixing. Box office:
$115.7 million What Owen Gleiberman said:
is never less than wildly entertaining, but a major part of its power is that it so ominously captures the kickoff to the world we're in now.'' (Read more here.
) What director/star Ben Affleck said:
''My biggest fear was the competing tones. Part of the movie is a comedy/satire on Hollywood and part of it is more serious people were hostages in Iran and my fear was if it was too silly, the audience would just think, Oh, I see, we don't need to care about any of them and we know it will all work out. It was a tough balance to pull off.'' (Read more here.
) Mandi Bierly