Argo: Screen capture

Creative Loafing (Charlotte) | October 12, 2012
How dedicated is director Ben Affleck to capturing 1979 in his splendid new film, the political thriller Argo? He makes sure that the Warner Bros. studio logo that fills the screen at the beginning isn't the glossy WB shield that's instantly recognizable to today's audiences but is instead the old-school W made up of three parallel lines against an oval backdrop. It's a tiny detail — even an irrelevant one — but it demonstrates how thoroughly Affleck has committed himself to his third directorial effort.

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