Why Iran is Planning on Suing Hollywood!

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Uh-oh, Iran is planning to sue Hollywood because of the Oscar-winning "Argo" according to the Huffington Post. Why? Due to the movie's supposedly "unrealistic portrayal" of Iran. 

Iranian media are reporting that French lawyer, Isabelle Coutant-Peyre, is in Iran to talk to officials on how to proceed with the lawsuit. And by the way, Coutant-Peyre is also the lawyer for the notorious Venezuelan-born terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez aka Carlos the Jackal.

This was not the first time Hollywood has irritated Iran. In 2009, the country wanted an apology from a team of visiting Hollywood actors, including Annette Bening, because they claimed that "300" and "The Wrestler" were insulting to Iranians.

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Manny the Movie Guy is a multi-Emmy award-winning film critic who has always had a passion for movies. His love of film criticism started while working for his school newspaper at Purdue University. Upon graduation, Manny was offered a full-scholarship to complete his Post-Baccalaureate degree in Film at the School…

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