Ben Affleck has bravely issued a public statement regarding his bad tattoo

Rumors have swirled about Ben Affleck’s very bad tattoo for years. The ink—which appears to be some sort of molten bird permanently written onto the actor’s flesh by a drunk friend—had been dismissed for years as mere speculation, until, earlier this month, shirtless paparazzi shots of the actor on a beach revealed…

Oscar Isaac, Pedro Pascal, and more join Ben Affleck in Triple Frontier 

Last summer, we reported that Ben Affleck had stepped away from Triple Frontier, a Netflix movie about five friends trying to take down a South American drug lord. Affleck said at the time that he needed to “take some time to focus on his wellness and his family,” causing the film’s cast—which was set to include Casey…

Harvey Weinstein quotes Ben Affleck in his latest attempts to refute sexual assault claims from Rose McGowan

Despite staying mostly quiet and out of sight over the last few months—as his name swiftly became synonymous with a culture of sexual harassment and assault that’s slowly revealed itself to be rampant in the Hollywood ecosystem—Harvey Weinstein decided to open his mouth tonight, in an effort to refute the words of one…

Ben Affleck's Justice League promo tour keeps turning into The Harvey Weinstein Show

Ben Affleck is dutifully making his way around the talk show circuit at the moment, giving a command performance as someone who’s not totally sick of all this “being Batman” bullshit by now. Affleck’s efforts to promote his new superhero throwdown Justice League keep getting sidetracked in interviews, though, as…

The superheroes of Justice League deserve better than another misbegotten blockbuster

A blockbuster with more studio notes than script (underlined: “Be more Marvel”), Justice League attempts to inject some levity and rock ’n’ roll into Zack Snyder’s dinosaurian version of the DC Comics-verse; in many cases, it ends up with the worst of multiple worlds. Gone are the artistic pretensions and doofy…

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Ben Affleck goes rumor-smashing, calls Batman “the greatest fucking part in the world”

Indirectly referencing rumors that have continued to plague his time as the Dark Knight—including sources from as recently as yesterday, which suggested that Warner Bros. was looking for a way to gracefully replace him in the role—Ben Affleck doubled down on his love for Batman at today’s Warner Bros. panel at…

It’s Rumor Time: Is Warner Bros. trying to retire Ben Affleck’s Batman?

Given that it’s a team-up between one of the world’s most popular actors, and one of its most beloved superheroes, Warner Bros.’ Ben Affleck/Batman sub-franchise has gotten off to a shockingly rocky start. Although Affleck seemed comfortable enough in the part in Batman V. Superman—and even agreed to some light cameo…