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  •  Golden Globes selected Argo as best movie but (3+ / 0-)
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    Jessica Chastain did win best actress for Zero Dark Thirty.  

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    by wishingwell on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 08:22:30 AM PST

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      I think that it's a bogus award. The story is a fantasy not reality.
      I saw a whole bunch of movies with great females roles. I can't judge Chastain because I won't see the movie, she did a great job in the Help last year.

      So Best Actress for this? I don't know. I think if people want to know more about the actions that led up to finally getting OBL they need to read "The Forever War" by Dexter Filkins, a Pulitzer Prize winning book. It sickened me to read it, but at least it gave me real facts, history & perspective. I could not put it down.

      Bigelow and others argue that this is the real story, I doubt it.

      In our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart until, in our own despair, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God ~RFK

      by vcmvo2 on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 10:46:31 AM PST

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      •  I saw all the movies mentioned. I was happy Argo (2+ / 0-)
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        won, it was excellent (my second favorite movie this year tied with Lincoln, and vastly underrated)

        Jessica Chastain was excellent in Zero Dark Thirty.  She deserved the win.

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        by mumtaznepal on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 01:13:22 PM PST

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