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Ben Affleck confronts his personal demons

Ben Affleck confronts his personal demons

This week's what to watch highlights include Dark Waters, Downhill and The Way Back. So it’s tempting to read his performance as an alcoholic has-been in his latest film The Way Back as some sort of on-screen avatar for his personal demons. At the very least, it lends an authenticity to his character – you believe that Affleck has looked at that glass

Ben Affleck finds his way back by baring his soul about alcoholism

Ben Affleck finds his way back by baring his soul about alcoholism

(Reuters) - Ben Affleck’s new movie “The Way Back” finds the actor playing a role he knows only too well - an alcoholic who goes through family strife and divorce before finding renewed hope in life. After baring his soul about his own struggles with alcohol, his three trips to rehab and the much publicized collapse of his marriage to actress Jennifer

Jennifer Garner Begged Director Not To Scrap Film After Ben Affleck’s Relapse

Jennifer Garner Begged Director Not To Scrap Film After Ben Affleck’s Relapse

"The Way Back" director Gavin O'Connor said Garner lobbied for her ex-husband while he was "detoxing" in rehab. Jennifer Garner helped her ex-husband, Ben Affleck , keep an acting gig after he entered rehab again for alcoholism, “The Way Back” director Gavin O’Connor revealed in a new interview published Monday in University of Pennsylvania’s 34th

Ben Affleck Reveals His Acting Was So Bad In One Film, They Had To Dub Over Him

Ben Affleck Reveals His Acting Was So Bad In One Film, They Had To Dub Over Him

"I was like, ‘That is not my voice. That is not me,'” the actor told SiriusXM. Ben Affleck is a blockbuster movie star, but he’s happy to acknowledge his performances haven’t always made the cut. In an interview on SiriusXM radio Wednesday, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and actor admitted he was once voiced over in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” because