Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Taylor Schilling Director: Ben Affleck Why we're excited: Mention the phrase "directed by Ben Affleck" 10 years ago, and we would have run far away. Now, it's incentive to get us in the theater. Affleck's follow-up to "The Town" follows the rescue of U.S. diplomats from Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis. Many are already betting that he finally breaks into the Best Director Oscar race with this one.
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