Wed, 26 Dec 2012 07:30:00 GMT | By Neil Smith
The best Hollywood films of 2012

6) Argo

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Ben Affleck could be headed for another Oscar with this fact-based tale of a CIA-backed attempt to extract US diplomats out of Tehran at the height of the Iranian revolution. The involvement of two Hollywood producers in the scheme brings a whimsical element to a tense political thriller than doubles as a sly Tinseltown satire.