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Ben Affleck: A Movie-By-Movie Guide
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Ben Affleck: A Movie-By-Movie Guide  | Good Will Hunting (1997)
Good Will Hunting (1997)

Bored of waiting for a great script to light their fire, Affleck and his old Boston neighbour Matt Damon decided to write their own. Acclaim and Oscars followed. Damon hogs the limelight as maths-genius-with-a-chip Will Hunting, but Affleck is excellent in the small but pivotal role of Will’s blue-collar best bud. And he does write himself some grandstanding dialogue along the way. “Look, you’re my best friend, so don’t take this the wrong way, but in 20 years if you’re still livin’ here, comin’ over to my house, watching Patriots games, workin’ construction, I’ll fuckin’ kill ya.” So good he almost makes us forgive him those shell suits he’s wearing. Almost.
 

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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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