Ben Affleck received high praise from author Stephen King Horror author Stephen King has revealed his favourite films and TV shows of the year. His list includes zombie flick 28 Weeks Later, Little Children and Ben Affleck's directorial debut Gone Baby Gone. His trophy for favourite film goes to No Country For Old Men, and his top TV show is Lost. "No Country is the best modern-day Western since The Getaway, and one of the best adaptations of a major novel ever," he writes in Entertainment Weekly. As for the other films, Stephen continues: "28 Weeks Later is scary as hell, one of the two or three best zombie movies ever. The movie-opening chase sequence is a tour de force. "What makes Gone Baby Gone special isn't so much the terrific performances by Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan and Ed Harris, or the tight script: it's Ben Affleck's smart, heartfelt direction. "He puts lower-middle-class Boston on the screen as it really is. You call that universality, and it's rare. Particularly in Hollywood." Stephen saved his highest praise for Lost, saying: "Still the best. I re-watched the entire third season to make sure, and – yes – still the best. Heroes just… Read full this story
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