"We got nominated for seven Oscars, including best picture," said Ben Affleck. "If you can't be happy with that, then your prospects for long-term happiness are probably pretty dim." "I'm an enormous admirer of the academy," he added. But "Argo" producer Grant Heslov couldn't resist: "Which academy are you talking about?" he jabbed. George Clooney acknowledged he was "disappointed" by the Oscar best director snub for "Argo." "But you can't figure out what goes on in the academy. We talked about it the next day for a while. It's disappointing but ... we're not dead yet."
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