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Iran suing Hollywood over Argo and similar “distorting” movies

Iran has recruited French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre to file suit against Hollywood for promoting “Iranophobia” in their movies. Ben Affleck’s Best Picture winner Argo has been targeted in the suit, as well as 300, Not Without My Daughter, and The Wrestler. According to The Guardian, Coutant-Peyre revealed details of her task at Tehran’s recent Hoax of Hollywood conference. Speaking with […]

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Iran mounts remake of Argo

Argo has been one of the biggest success stories of the past 12 months; an intelligent, crowd-pleasing movie about a stranger-than-fiction tale which completed its victory lap with Best Picture and Director honours at the Golden Globes and a slew of Oscar nominations. Not everyone is happy with Ben Affleck’s CIA flick, however; specifically, Iran. As […]

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