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BEN AFFLECK'S MASTERPIECE: Here's What You Missed In 'Argo'


argo movie ben affleck oscarsBen Affleck's "Argo" won best picture at the 85th Academy Awards.

The film tells the (mostly true) story of the risky CIA operation to bring home six American diplomats from Tehran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis of 1979.

If you haven't seen the movie and want to know what everyone's talking about, check out our highlights (with all screen caps taken from the trailer). And then go watch the real thing!

The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was overthrown during a revolution in February 1979.

President Carter allowed the Shah into the U.S. in October to be treated for cancer at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

(Source: "Argo" Blu-Ray DVD extra / The New York Times)

Angered with the U.S., Islamist students and militants protested outside the American Embassy.

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