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Ben Affleck: A Movie-By-Movie Guide
The good, the bad and the Gigli

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Ben Affleck: A Movie-By-Movie Guide  | Daredevil (2002)
Daredevil (2002)

Humble lawyer by day, bionic-eared superhero by night, Daredevil sticks out on the Affleck résumé like a wombat in a catsuit. He made a sufficiently lantern-jawed hunk, and added realism to the action scenes by doing as many of his own stunts as the insurance bods would allow, but still seemed a fairly leftfield pick to squeeze into Marvel’s flame-red suit. Far from a bad one, though. People magazine’s reigning ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ flaunted his athleticism as Matt Murdock, dealing radar-guided righteousness across New York by night and practicising criminal law by day. His one and only comic-book outing (unless Daredevil starts freelancing for the Avengers), overall it’s a more winning effort than you’ve heard – especially if you can catch the director’s cut – although, let’s be honest, that suit is a little camp.
 

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Quality feature - well worth it just for the last page - I'd never seen either of those two clips. Handsome Men Club was funny, and it was interesting to see all the cameos. However, The "Ben Affleck" video had me in stitches - I don't know how long this has been kicking around the internet, but it's been long time since I've seen something that has had me laughing so much it hurt ! I had to watch it again just to try and spot all the cameos in it.   The fact that Affleck is willing to send himself up like this grants him a lot of respect from me (not that I imagine that matters sp; Top class! More

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