Argo: Declassified Video Reveals Movie Secrets

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Movie Fanatic has been given a fantastic 30-minute video on the effort it took to bring Argo to life as it enjoys its fruitful award season run.

Argo earned seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, and after viewing this terrific feature from the upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release (February 19)... it is easy to see why it has moved into the favorite's chair. Be sure to stay with our Oscar Watch column and we'll let you know our picks for the big show... but for now, let this incredible video clue you in to why Argo is currently leading the pack.

Argo is the true story of the rescuing of six American workers who managed to escape the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, and how a fake Hollywood movie helped them come home. As we stated in our Argo review, this is one of the best films of the year. But, you tell us in the comments section below: Is it the best?

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Argo Quotes

It's got horses in it, it's a Western.

Lester Siegel

If we wanted applause, we would have joined the circus.

Jack O'Donnell

Argo Review

To borrow the tagline of Argo, the movie may have been fake -- but the mission was real. The Ben Affleck-directed film, based on the...

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Argo Trailer