Ben Affleck Goes to 'Town' for Awards Season

When "The Town" hit theaters in September, the quick take was that director, actor and co-writer Ben Affleck had made a modestly-budgeted crowd-pleaser that would likely have a good run at the boxoffice. But along the way, Affleck’s Boston-set ensemble crime drama also became an awards contender of sorts, drawing talk of a Best Picture nomination and prompting a fast move to DVD that’ll put the movie in stores in mid-December, the prime of two seasons: Christmas season, and Oscar season.


http://www.thewrap.com/awards/column-post/ben-affleck-goes-town-awards-season-22484

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