The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Argo' gets two guilds' blessing

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Here's what's being talked about today in pop culture:

• "Argo" is suddenly the front-runner for the Oscars, with wins this weekend from the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild of America. But since the movie was directed by an actor, and producers are the film's heroes, neither of those wins should be that surprising. [Los Angeles Times, Cinema Blend]

• "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" topped the week's box office, scoring $19 million. [Box Office Mojo]

• Richard Roeper's review of the universally reviled "Movie 43" has, justifiably, gone viral. [Chicago Sun-Times]