Top Stories

Ben Affleck: Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Modern Master Award Recipient!

Ben Affleck: Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Modern Master Award Recipient!

Ben Affleck suits up in Dolce&Gabbana while attending the 2013 Santa Barbara International Film Festival held at Arlington Theatre on Friday (January 25) in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The 40-year-old actor was given the highest honor, the Modern Master Award, by his close pal Matt Damon.

“That’s what made him [Ben] such a great writing partner — he could problem-solve. That’s the same skill that got him in a lot of, well, mediocre movies,” Matt joked.

Matt added, “You know, 10, 15 years ago, I’d read a script of a movie he was doing — he’d signed on to do the movie, and I’d read it, and I’d go, ‘Why are you doing this? There’s a horrible problem in act one, and they don’t solve it in act two and it gets worse in act three.’ And he goes, ‘I know, but if you do this, this, this and this the movie’s gonna be fantastic.’ And I go, ‘You’re absolutely right.’ The problem was he wasn’t directing the movies.”

10+ pictures inside of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon at the Santa Barbara Film Festival…

Like Just Jared on Facebook
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 01
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 02
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 03
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 04
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 05
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 06
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 07
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 08
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 09
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 10
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 11
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 12
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 13
ben affleck santa barbara international film festival modern master award recipient 14

JJ Links Around The Web

ABC
  • The Bachelorette's Britt goes public with new boyfriend- US Weekly
  • Karrueche Tran shares photo of her bloody lip- TMZ
  • Khloe Kardashian slammed for this outfit- Gossip Cop
  • Watch Ian Somerhalder & Nikki Reed's wedding video- Just Jared Jr
  • Bristol Palin admits she called off her wedding- Radar
  • Here's what's new on Amazon Prime in June- Huffington Post
  • Nicki Minaj is NOT engaged- Lainey Gossip
  • Netflix renews another hit new series- The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here