This film amazed me. I loved the suspense of whether or not the Americans were going to be able to pull off the mission. While watching Argo, I was on the edge of my seat the entire time. The reason for this is that the writing was absolutely flawless. To me, the writing for this film exhibited an outstanding balance between drama and comedic relief that helped convey the subject matter in a way that kept your attention throughout the film. The way the dialogue was written to communicate the characters anxiety and stress into their performances was exceptional. You could see the emotion on the characters faces which made the audience feel that the actors were afraid for their lives. I was astonished at how Affleck could get these actors into the mindset of possibly being revealed and killed by revolutionaries. I also loved how this film matched previous footage of the actual events that occurred in Iran.
The casting for Argo was spectacular, along with the makeup and costume design that was spot on to recreating the actual people who once hid from the Iranian revolutionaries. I also really enjoyed how Affleck played the main character, because as the director he knew exactly what he wanted in that character, so why not play it himself! I thought it was a