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Luciana Barroso and Matt Damon at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Matt Damon posing alone and with Kim Gloss and Alicia Vikander at the Jason Bourne Social Movie Night held at Alhambra movie theatre. Berlin, Germany - Thursday 14th July 2016

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Matt Damon - Matt Damon spotted wearing gray suit for a GQ photoshoot in Downtown Los Angeles. The actor was seen posing next to a classic muscle car all around downtown for the shoot - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 24th May 2016

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Matt Damon - Matt Damon is spotted filming scenes for 'Jason Bourne' on the Streets of Woolwich - London, United Kingdom - Monday 21st March 2016

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Matt Damon , Luciana Barroso - Celebrities attend 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Academy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016

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Matt Damon - 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Dolby Theatre, Academy Awards - Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 28th February 2016

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Matt Damon - Matt Damon arrives at Au Fudge restaurant in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 26th February 2016

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Matt Damon - EE British Academy Film Awards 2016 (BAFTAs) held at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals at Royal Opera House,, British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Monday 15th February 2016

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Matt Damon , Luciana Barroso - EE British Academy Film Awards 2016 (BAFTAs) held at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals at British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th February 2016

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Matt Damon , Luciana Barroso - 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) afterparty held at the Grosvenor House. at British Academy Film Awards, Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th February 2016

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Matt Damon , Luciana Barroso - EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) 2016 - Arrivals at British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th February 2016

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Matt Damon - Celebrities attend 88th Oscars NOMINESS LUNCHEON in the Grand Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton. at Grand Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton, Oscars - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 8th February 2016

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Matt Damon - 68th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards - Press Room at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Century City, California, United States - Saturday 6th February 2016

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Matt Damon - 68th Annual DGA Awards 2016 held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Press Room at DGA Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 6th February 2016

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Matt Damon , Luciana Barroso - Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso get gifted MOU boots for their kids for the holiday season as they leave the gym after an early morning work out - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 8th December 2015

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Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain , Kate Mara - The European Premiere of 'The Martian' held at the Odeon Leicester Square - Arrivals at Odeon Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 24th September 2015

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The New Jason Bourne Movie Will Be A Thing And That Thing Will Star Matt Damon, Apparently


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http://www.contactmusic.com/movie-review/iHello, Matt Damon fans, this is your captain speaking. The big news today: Jason Bourne lives and he will be played by Damon in the next Bourne movie. That’s right, there will be a new Bourne movie. The news comes to us via Ben Affleck, who just happened to let the news slip, while the writing/directing pair were doing press for Project Greenlight. You know, all innocent like.

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Matt Damon as Jason Bourne? I am so there.

The movie will start filming “next fall,” said Affleck as a throwaway comment, which actually ended up being the main point. So this means that we can expect the fifth Bourne movie to come out in 2016, although Affleck kept mum about any specific details.

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Matt Damon Confirms Return To Fifth 'Bourne' Movie


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It official! Matt Damon will reprise his role as Jason Bourne in a fifth instalment of the 'Bourne' film franchise, which will be directed by the returning Paul Greengrass, with a release date slated as early as 2016.

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Damon will reprise his role as Jason Bourne in a fifth movie

In September it was reported that Damon and the English filmmaker were in talks to collaborate on another 'Bourne' film, and during a red carpet interview with E! Friday (Nov 7th), the actor's best friend Ben Affleck confirmed that this was correct.

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Jason Bourne Will Return With Matt Damon Reprising His Role In The Franchise


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Jason Bourne will return and Matt Damon will be reprising his role as the troubled former secret agent.

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Matt Damon starred in three of the four Bourne movies.

Read More: Matt Damon Open To More Bourne Movies - Will Be Team Up With Jeremy Renner? 

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Interstellar Review


Very Good

Brainy blockbuster maestro Christopher Nolan heads into deep space with this epic adventure, which is packed with thoughtful ideas and big emotions even if the plot wobbles badly in the middle. But although it ultimately feels somewhat forced, the film is still a mesmerising exploration of parenthood and survival, bending time and gravity in ways that keep our brains spinning. And the seamless visual effects combine with some wrenching performances to make it unmissable.

It opens in a future America where a desperation for food has overtaken the need for technology and innovation. Which is a problem for Nasa pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), who is now working a massive corn farm that he runs with his father (John Lithgow). Then Cooper and his daughter Murph (Mackenzie Foy) discover a gravitational anomaly that leads them to a secret base run by father and daughter scientists Brand and Amelia (Michael Caine and Anne Hathaway), who are looking for a new home planet for humanity since Earth is dying. So Cooper joins up and heads through a wormhole with Amelia and crew (Wes Bentley and David Gyasi). Meanwhile, Murph (who grows up to be Jessica Chastain) gets involved in the project back on earth, wondering if her dad will ever return home as he promised.

The first act of the story is a beautiful depiction of yearning for discovery, that innate curiosity that drives people to do crazy things in the hopes of pushing the humanity forward (or in this case, saving it). Nolan directs this section beautifully, with sharp editing propelling the story out into space with real energy and passion. But once they begin visiting other planets, there are some extended episodes that feel oddly contrived, including an encounter that leads to unexplained violence, explosions and melodrama. These kinds of things undermine the characters' motivations to the point where the audience just has to take Nolan's word for it and ride it out, even as the underlying ideas begin to lose their weightiness.

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Matt Damon And Paul Greengrass To Return For Fifth 'Bourne' Movie


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Matt Damon is to return to play Jason Bourne in the fifth movie in the spy-thriller franchise, with director Paul Greengrass also returning. It will be the duo's third film in the series and is expected to fill the July 16, 2016 release date that Universal previously held for a sequel to Justin Lin's 'Bourne Legacy' with Jeremy Renner.

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Since The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Damon has spoken of potentially returning to the franchise if the story was right.

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Matt Damon And Paul Greengrass In Talks To Reunite For New 'Bourne' Sequel


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One of the most intricate spy stories may be coming back to the big-screen! Matt Damon and British director Paul Greengrass are reportedly in talks to make another instalment of the 'Bourne' film franchise, with a release date as early as 2016.

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Damon may portray Jason Bourne once again

Although it has been adamantly denied that Hollywood star will portray Jason Bourne again, several sources have revealed Damon and Greengrass are trying to strike a deal with Universal about releasing another 'Bourne' movie, Deadline reports.

Continue reading: Matt Damon And Paul Greengrass In Talks To Reunite For New 'Bourne' Sequel

Interstellar Trailer


Cooper is a pilot and engineer with a huge ambition to save the world. With little discoveries left to be made on Earth and the development of pioneering technology ever slowing down, mankind's only chance of survival is to take to the stars - though there's a chance there's nothing out there either. But human endeavour once again proves fruitful as a team of space explorers discover a wormhole in the void of the universe. Cooper decides to join them on their intergalactic expedition to find out if there are any other habitable worlds out there. However, he has a big decision to make as the trip means leaving his beloved family behind with the possibility that he might never return. This is a dangerous mission unlike anything mankind has ever done before, but is it worth it to find a way to save the world?

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What Do We Know About Christopher Nolan's Interstellar?


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Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey made a surprise visit to the San Diego Comic-Con last week to unveil the full trailer for their new movie, Interstellar. It seems fans were impressed but, with a November release date for the motion picture fast approaching, what do we actually know about this sci-fi adventure?

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Christopher Nolan and Matthew Mcconaughey at Comic-Con 2014 (Credit: Getty/Kevin Winter)

We know that it has an all-star cast with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway taking the leads and Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, John Lithgow, Matt Damon and William Devane featuring, among others.

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Interstellar Trailer


With the Earth facing a bleak future, pilot and engineer Cooper wants to know how it can possibly be saved from its inevitable demise. The world seems to be slowing down in terms of technological advancement and important discovery, but one group of scientists and explorers are determined to keep pushing the boundaries of human endeavour in the hope that human beings can learned enough to save themselves. When an unusual wormhole like void is discovered in space, the scientists prepare to embark on an interstellar voyage of wisdom to unlock the hidden mysteries of the universe and uncover the key to time travel. It's an expedition that faces great danger and has never before been undertaken by man, and while Cooper is concerned about his separation from his family, he can't pass up this opportunity to explore the stars.

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Matt Damon Open To More 'Bourne' Movies: Will He Team Up With Jeremy Renner?


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Matt Damon has revealed that not only would he be happy to reprise his career-defining role of Jason Bourne in the butt-kicking, Bond-esque blockbusters but that he and director Paul Greengrass would have already started beavering away on the sequel to 2007's Bourne Ultimatum if they'd found a suitable storyline.

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Matt Damon Has Revealed He's Open To Starring In More 'Bourne' Movies.

Indeed, just when we thought one of the greatest action franchises of this millennium had been all neatly wrapped up nearly seven years ago, then BAM! - now we're hit with the realisation that there could be more to come from the amnesiac CIA assassin.

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HBO To Revive 'Project Greenlight' With Matt Damon And Ben Affleck Returning


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Project Greenlight is to be revived for another series with original stars Ben Affleck and Matt Damon at the helm. The reality TV series saw the pair plus other big industry names help bring up a new generation of filmmaking talent as contestants brought their movie concepts to be assessed.

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Ben Affleck Is Reviving His Early Noughties Reality Talent Contest, 'Project Greenlight.'

"Project Greenlight was ahead of its time," Affleck said. "Now that technology has caught up to the concept, we thought it was a perfect time to bring it back. A whole new generation of filmmakers has grown up sharing everything, and the next big director could be just an upload away," via Deadline.

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Johnny Depp Promotes 'Transcendence', But Attention Turns To 'Black Mass'


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Johnny Depp has begun his promotional tour for his new science fiction thriller Transcendance, which opens on April 18. However, journalists appear to be more concerned with another of the actor's upcoming projects, Black Mass - in which he plays convicted mobster Whitey Bulger.

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"I don't think of him as Whitey - it's James 'Whitey' Bulger," Depp said at the Four Seasons Hotel during a press day for Transcendence

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50 Cent And Bette Midler? Our Favorite Celebrity BFFs


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Unlike Jennifer Lawrence and her rather normal best friend, Laura Simpson, celebs often pick other famous people to have as their BFFs. They all probably bump into each other at so many events that it’s difficult not to end up practically joined at the hip. Some of these celebrity BFFs you’ll already know about, some you’ll be totally surprised to hear have even met!  The phrase chalk and cheese comes to mind.

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Courtney Cox and Jennifer Aniston have been BFFs since their Monica and Rachel days. The pair have seen each other through weddings and divorces, children and various film/TV projects. “We just have fun, we laugh, we’re inseparable and it’s great”, Cox said of Aniston, while her best friend in turn dubbed her “the most dependable and loyal”. Mutual appreciation society, or what?  We love it!  That's how all best friends should talk about each other in our opinion.

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Emma Watson And Other Celebrities Who Don't Date Famous People


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Not all celebrities are part of a high profile power couple like Beyonce and Jay-Z, or Brad and Angelina. Some celebrities opt for a hint of normalcy in their personal lives and shack up with regular folk. Emma Watson has revealed that she won’t date other famous people. “I don’t date people who are famous”, the Noah actress explained. Watson is currently in a relationship with Oxford University student Matt Janney, although she did add that a dating non-famous can be tough too, “I don’t think it’s fair that, all of a sudden, intimate details of their personal life are public as a direct result of me.”

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Emma Watson isn’t the only celeb to be involved with another non-famous partner. Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Barroso have been happily married since 2005. The pair met in a bar while Damon was filming Stuck on You with Greg Kinnear and they now have four daughters. “I hit the jackpot with my wife”, Damon told The Guardian. Well, ain't that nice?

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Bradley Cooper Is Out! Could One Of These Actors Replace Harrison Ford As Indiana Jones?


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Chill out internet, Bradley Cooper will not be playing Indiana Jones in a reboot of the movies, we repeat, he will not be playing Indiana Jones! Rumours that the Silver Linings Playbook actor would replace Harrison Ford for a fifth Indiana Jones film have been staunchly denied by all involved. Although we have to admit, we reckon Bradley would make a pretty great Indy. At least think about it, Disney?

It’s nowhere near certain that a new Indiana Jones film is in the works, but if there is, and they are looking to replace veteran star Ford, then we suggest one of these actors instead.

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The Zero Theorem Review


Good

Lively and imaginative, this raucous adventure-drama recaptures the ramshackle futurism of director Terry Gilliam's 1985 masterpiece Brazil, throwing a lonely guy into a series of events that get increasingly surreal. And while we never lose interest, the plot seems to fall apart about halfway in, circling around itself and the pungent themes that ooze through every scene.

The central figure is Qohen (Waltz), a genius who feels like life has lost its meaning. He hates the corporate mentality at Mancom, where both his manager (Thewlis) and the computer system drive him nuts. Then after a chance encounter with the big boss (Damon), he's given a new assignment to work at home crunching numbers to prove the Zero Theorem. Everyone is vague about what this theorem is, but Qohen likes being away from the office. But now he's distracted by the seductive Bainsley (Thierry), who puts on a sexy nurse outfit and lures him into a virtual reality environment. He's also assigned 15-year-old computer nerd Bob (Hedges) to keep his system up and running. Or maybe everyone is spying on him.

The central theme is the search for meaning in life, which is echoed in Qohen's inability to feel, taste or properly experience anything. And the theorem itself turns out to be an attempt to prove conclusively that everything is meaningless. This allows Gilliam to deploy his vast imagination in every scene, with a flood of corporate and religious imagery, suggestive innuendo and topical gags about free will in a society that values making money at the expense of actually living. All of the actors grab on to these ideas, adding comical physicality and knowing humour to each scene. 

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The Zero Theorem - Trailer And Feaurette


In a flamboyant, futuristic universe, Qohen Leth works as a computer hacker desperate to uncover the meaning of life. He appears to suffer from a range of conflicting phobias and his eccentricity forces him to stand out to the formidable Management who enlist him to try and crack the most fundamental formula of mankind history, the Zero Theorem. Meanwhile, he is waiting desperately for an important phone call that will reveal to him the purpose of human existence. But as he absorbs himself deeply with his own work at the dilapidated chapel he calls home, he finds himself repeatedly distracted by Management's teenager son Bob and a stunning blonde seductress named Bainsley who was specifically hired by the dictatorial authority. Qohen's sanity is frequently tested as it becomes more and more clear that the Zero Theorem is trying to tell him that all is for nothing.

'The Zero Theorem' is a vibrant sci-fi drama set in an almost Orwellian dystopian future. It has been directed by the Oscar nominated Terry Gilliam ('Twelve Monkeys', 'Brazil', 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail') and written by Pat Rushin ('No Ordinary Sun' short) in his full-length screenplay debut. It has already caused a stir having won the Future Film Festival Digital Award at the Venice Film Festival and it is set to be released in the UK on March 14th 2014.

Click here to read - The Zero Theorem Movie Review

"The Monuments Men" Screens For President Obama At The White House's Family Theater


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The Monuments Men – the Matt Damon and George Clooney-starring flick about a World War II platoon charged with protecting important works of art – was screened at a private White House event on Tuesday night. The movie follows the band of soldiers, as they are ordered by president Roosevelt to go into Germany to rescue masterpieces stolen by Nazis.

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The movie stars a brilliant cast, which includes Clooney, Damon, John Goodman and Bill Murray, among others.

The movie was written and produced by Clooney, a generous donor to Obama's political campaigns, and Grant Heslov. While Clooney is a longtime supporter of Obama and hosted a fundraiser for his reelection at his Studio City home in May 2012. Damon on the other hand, has expressed his disillusionment with the president and his policies before. Most recently, Damon told BET last year that Obama "broke up with him," and he expressed concerns about U.S. drone operations under Obama and revelations by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about the agency's spying programs. To that valid criticism, Obama responded with some of his own: "Matt Damon said he was disappointed in my performance. Well, Matt, I just saw The Adjustment Bureau, so right back atcha, buddy!"

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Matt Damon Responds To Ben Affleck Jimmy Kimmel's Twitter Jabs


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Matt Damon finally gets his say!

When the 43 year-old and Ben Affleck were both promoting their charity contest which benefits the East Congo Initiative and Water.org, Damon was a victim to some friendly heckling.

The 'Elysium' actor was dubbed "too scared" to join twitter which Affleck is using to help promote the contest.

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'The Monuments Men' Just "Another War Film"? George Clooney Would Disagree [Trailer + Pictures]


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World War II movies: haven't we had our fill of them yet? Apparently not, according to George Clooney who is currently watching his new war film, The Monuments Men, open across the world after months of anticipation. For every soldier there are a thousand stories and millions fought across all of the nations involved in the Second World War. If that's the case, we've barely scratched the surface.

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George Clooney Assembled A Truly Fine Cast For His WWII Movie, 'The Monuments Men.'

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A Week In Movies: Monuments Men Hit The Road, Ysl And Gbf Tease Their Big Screen Arrivals, And New Trailers Promise More Horror This Spring


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The main global cinematic event this week is the Berlin Film Festival, which showcases high-profile films like Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac and George Clooney's The Monuments Men. After their starry New York premiere last week, Clooney and his gang of costars - including Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Jean Dujardin - have been dashing around Europe this week. Here's video footage from The Monuments Men Premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York including the arrival of Director and Star George Clooney as well as appearences from other A-List cast members like Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon and Bill Murray. Incase you missed Shia LabBeouf's Paper bag stunt take a look here.

Another Berlin premiere debuted its first trailer this week, giving us a look at the biopic Yves Saint Laurent. Pierre Niney (Romantics Anonymous) plays the eponymous designer in the film, which traces his rise to fame and romantic liaisons with both men and women in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Unsurprisingly, the film looks stylish and achingly cool. It opens next month in Britain. Watch 'Yves Saint Laurent' trailer here.

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The Monuments Men Review


Good

For an amazing true story performed by such a strong A-list cast, this is an oddly uninvolving film. Fragmented and uneven, it shifts from comedy to drama to romance to adventure, never letting us get the feel of any sequence. In other words, the episodic structure would have been much more suitable to a longer-format TV series. Even so, this is a fascinating chapter of history that we haven't heard nearly enough about. And the actors are good enough to keep us entertained.

It takes place as the tide begins to turn during World War II, and art historian Frank (Clooney) recruits a team of experts to protect Europe's most important paintings, sculptures and monuments from both Allied bombing and Nazi plundering. He recruits a handful of Americans (Damon, Murray, Goodman and Balaban) to work with a Brit (Bonneville) and a Frenchman (Dujardin), and as they spread out around the continent, they discover that the real problem is that Hitler is stealing art on a massive scale and hiding it somewhere. Working with a resistance-minded French museum curator (Blanchett), they are able to find where some 5 million stolen pieces are stashed.

The central theme is whether art is worth risking your life to save. And if Clooney and Heslov had allowed this idea to seep through the pores of the script, it might have carried a real wallop. But they announce it over and over again, never giving us a chance to think about it ourselves. Everything about the movie is just as unsubtle, with each sequence played for laughs, thrills, drama or romance, as required. Which means that nothing emerges as organic for these simplistically defined characters, who are a composite of some 350 Monuments Men and Women who did a job no one thought was possible. Even so, it's fun to watch these actors play with the material, stirring in snappy details here and there and of course playing on their strong chemistry.

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Johnny Depp Set To Play Notorious Gangster Whitey Bulgar In 'Black Mass'


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In departure from his usually fantastical roles, Johnny Depp is stepping back into the bad boy gangster mind set by playing Whitey Bulgar in Black Mass. Tom Hardy is also in talks to play corrupt FBI agent and long-time friend of Bulgar, John Connolly.

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Depp’s involvement in the project had seemed ropey, with the recently maligned actor seemingly stepping down from the project after being on board. Now, with Scott Cooper – director of Crazy Heart – on board, Depp seems to be back and committed to the role. The idea was floated this time last year, when Barry Levinson was supposed to be directing.

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George Clooney Reveals His Long-Running Prank Of Imitating Brad Pitt


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George Clooney has revealed his obsession for sending cards and letters supposedly from his celebrity pals, all began in 2010 at John Krasinski's wedding. The reveal came in light of Matt Damon's discovery that the 'Ocean's Eleven' actor had been posting stationary with his name on to various people in and around Hollywood, yet apparently, Brad Pitt was the first person to fall victim to the practical joke.

Related: George Clooney's 'Downton Abbey' Appearance Teased In New Clip

While on Jimmy Kimmel's television show on Thursday, 6th February, the prankster - Clooney - revealed that Kimmel had been part of his first prank when they met at a mutual friend's wedding in Clooney's Italy villa. "You sent me a thank you gift card" said Clooney, "it actually said Brad Pitt on it, which set the wheels in motion... I've been sending letters to people as Brad Pitt for four years. Don Cheadle was trying to do the Miles Davis story and I sent him a letter from Brad, because Brad produces films, and I said, 'You know, I'm producing this Miles Davis/Charlie Parker thing and Jamie Foxx is gonna play Miles Davis, but you'd be great as Charlie Parker?'"

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Matt Damon On His “Mentally Deficient” Puppet In Team America: World Police


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Matt Damon says he thought his portrayal in Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s Team America World Police was “brilliant” and praised the comedy duo for creating “next-level stuff.”

 

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Matt Damon And The Met Prepare For "The Monuments Men" Release


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The Monuments Men, the film that is predicted to keep the box office afloat during the generally slow month of February, is out in cinemas tomorrow. With an all-star cast, including Matt Damon, George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett and Bill Murray among others, the Clooney-directed film tells the story of a special platoon, created during WWII at the order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to rescue culturally important artwork from the Nazis. It’s based on a true story and a very new and different kind of war film.

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The Monuments Men marks Clooney's fifth time in the director's chair.

Timed to match the movie’s release, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting a series of events, online and off, based on the heroic work of the Monuments Men during World War II and their lasting impact on the Museum and its collection. The programme features a new gallery itinerary, display, a blog post and Sunday at the Metlecture event, Broadway World reports. The role of James J. Rorimer, a Monuments Man who became the Met's director after the war, is highlighted. Several individuals on the staff of the Metropolitan Museum-some of whom joined the Museum after the war-served as Monuments Men.

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'The Monuments Men' Is FINALLY Here. But Is It Any Good?


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Based on the book by Robert M. Edsel,The Monuments Men centres on an Allied group named the 'Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Program', tasked with saving pieces of art and other culturally important items before their destruction by Hitler during World War II. Directed by George Clooney, it marks the actor's fifth directorial endeavour. Aside from Clooney, Mouments Men boasts an impressive cast including Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Hugh Bonneville and Cate Blanchett.

George Clooney Monuments MenGeorge Clooney [R] during the filming of The Monuments Men

Critics have so far been divided on this unusual wartime drama. Kam Williams writing for Baret Newswire called it “a history lesson about an obscure chapter of World War II successfully turned into entertaining Hollywood fare.” Whilst Variety’s Scott Foundas enjoyed the subject he felt Clooney’s adaptation did not do it justice, saying “Clooney has transformed a fascinating true-life tale into an exceedingly dull and dreary caper pic cum art-appreciation seminar - a museum-piece movie about museum people.”

Indeed the exact subject matter of The Monuments Men means it just doesn't have the amount of action you’d expect from a wartime drama, “Escapism junkies may feel betrayed,” wrote Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers before adding “Clooney has crafted a movie abort about aspiration, about culture at risk, about things worth fighting for. However Todd McCarthy writing for the Hollywood Reporter said,  “Too much of the time, The Monuments Men falls into a compromised middle zone, not urgent and only mildly amusing.”

Continue reading: 'The Monuments Men' Is FINALLY Here. But Is It Any Good?

Fancy A Matt Damon-Ben Affleck Sitcom? Coming Right Up


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Word is, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have their very own sitcom, and it’s been picked up by CBS for a pilot. The multi-camera comedy is called More Time With the Family and is from 20th Century Fox Television.

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Best buds: Damon and Affleck are combining on a new sitcom

It will star comedian Tom Papa – a family man who doesn’t see much of his family. To remedy this, he overhauls his life, changing career to spend more time with the ones he loves. We’re assuming, somewhere down the line, it’s not what he assumed it would be.

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Wes Anderson, George Clooney Taking Movies To Berlin Film Festival [Trailer]


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Wes Anderson and George Clooney will both take their latest movies to the Berlin International Film Festival this year. Organizers of the Berlinale, the first of the year's major European film festivals, have released the list of films set to show in and out of competition at the 64th annual event which will take place between the 6th and 16th of February in the vibrant German capital.

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Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Will Show At The Berlin International Film Festival.

Of the 23 films set to screen at the Berlinale, 20 will compete for the top prize, the prestigious Golden Bear Award. Amongst a host of intriguing foreign titles, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel and George Clooney's The Monuments Men stand out as the big-name movies of the event. Anderson's whimsical new comedy, which stars Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson, will open the festival. Set in the 1920s, The Grand Budapest Hotel is based partly on the writings of Austrian novelist and playwright Stefan Zweig who, after the war, lamented the destruction of Europe.

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10 Best Films Of 2013


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BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

10. Behind The Candelabra - Sadly consigned to TV in America, this Liberace biopic's lavish production design deserves to be projected on the biggest screen possible. As do great performances from Michael Douglas, Matt Damon and a hilarious Rob Lowe.
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Interstellar Trailer


At a time where scientists and explorers are on the verge of reaching a stalemate with making new discoveries and extending the limits of human endeavour, a group of ever-curious space explorers uncover a wormhole in the universe that can allow them to make critical shortcuts through spacetime. The team set out on an intergalactic expedition never before untaken by man, to find whole new worlds of new discoveries, hidden dimensions and unearth the key to time travel.

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Golden Globes 2014 Celebrates New Shows Over The Old As Television Nominations Are Revealed


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The nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards were revealed this week and although there were few surprises in the movie nominations; in the television categories however, it's time for change in the established order of critically-acclaimed TV. Former nomination regulars like Mad Men and Homefront are nowhere to be seen in the nominees lists, replaced instead by the new order of critically-acclaimed shows.

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Master of Sex, along with House of Cards, is now the show to beat

Master of Sex and House of Cards now look like the shows to beat, with Breaking Bad making what will be its final appearance at the Golden Globes with the series ending this year. This comes just a year after Homeland achieved the impressive feat of winning Best Drama Series, Best Male Actor and Best Female Actor all in one night, although this does mark the second year in a row that the 2007-2009 winner Mad Men has not appeared in the Best Drama category.

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Stop Throwing Money At Adam Sandler, He's Officially The Most Overpaid Actor


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What we’ve assumed was true for a long time has now been confirmed: Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in the world, yielding the least amount of cash for the money he earns. Forbes, who did the maths and put everything into a handy list for everyone to peruse, bestowed the unwanted gong upon Hollywood's so called funnyman. But don’t worry there’s no awards ceremony for an achievement like this, just sarcastic news stories, a few memes and a big bag of Cheese Puffs for the list's #1.

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So let’s look at some numbers: his last three films returned an average of $3.40 for every $1 he was paid. Last year, Natalie Portman earned $42.70 per dollar according to Forbes' most profitable actors list, just to give you some context.

Continue reading: Stop Throwing Money At Adam Sandler, He's Officially The Most Overpaid Actor

The Monuments Men - International Trailer


'The Monuments Men' is based on the true story of seven unlikely museum directors, curators and art historians who were tasked with the virtually impossible mission of rescuing artistic masterpieces from the prevailing Nazi thieves during World War Two. 

Directed by Academy Award Winning Actor, George Clooney (Ocean's Eleven) The Monuments Men must risk their lives behind enemy lines as they fight against time in order to save hundreds of years of artistic history and man's greatest cultural achievements which are due to be destroyed by the Reich in this action comedy drama that encapsulates the triumphs and heroic deeds of the unsuspected heroes of World War Two. 

The Monuments Men aims to avoid the cynicism of War and bring a new approach to this previously reclusive story based on the Monuments Men book by Robert Edsel. 

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Christmas DVD Releases: From Superman To Minions - See What's Out, When


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It’s been a pretty special year for cinema: we had Henry Cavill donning the big S and playing Superman in Man of Steel; Steve Carrell and his Minions sending everyone into raptures, and low budget horror, Insidious: Chapter 2 thrilling its way to the top of the box office. And with all these titles either just released, or coming out at some point in December, here’s your definitive Christmas DVD list, so you can be sure not to miss out on a single stocking filler. All release dates are American.

Kick Ass 2 - Released on December 17th

Kick Ass 2These super heroes might not have super powers, but they certainly kick ass

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Justin Lin To Follow Up 'Fast & Furious' Success With 'Bourne Legacy' Sequel


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Justin Lin has been signed on to direct the next instalment of the Bourne franchise, which will see Jeremy Renner return as the star of the show. Filming for the fifth Bourne film is due to begin next year, with the movie expected to arrive in cinemas in summer 2015.

Lin, who masterminded the Fast and Furious franchise - which has become one of the most successful film series in history - was announced as the director of the next Bourne film via Deadline, who also revealed that Renner will be returning as Aaron Cross. The 2015 release is being written by Invictus and Sherlock Holmes writer, Anthony Peckham.

The fifth Bourne film will be Lin's first project since stepping down as the head of the Fast and Furious franchise - which grossed over $1 billion from the last three films alone - in place of James Wan. Universal have enlisted the help of Lin to hopefully propel the Bourne series to similar heights enjoyed by F&F.

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Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' Out Of Oscars Race After Delay


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George Clooney's latest venture in front of and behind the camera; The Monuments Men, has been held back from it's planned release date following problems in applying the visual effects to certain scenes. The World War II set drama, which was also co-written and directed by Clooney, was due to be released on 18 December, however a statement from Clooney, given to the Los Angeles Times, revealed that the film is no longer running on schedule and as such it's release will be delayed until early 2014.

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The Monuments Men was initially set for a 18 December release

The film, in which Clooney leads a team of art historians, museum curators and academics in a race to rescue a number of priceless works of art looted by the Nazis during their rampage through Europe. The screenplay was written by Clooney and Grant Heslov, who used the Robert Edsel account, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, to base the movie on.

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Matt Damon And Ben Affleck Rekindle Partnership For New CBS Comedy


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Matt Damon and Benn Affleck are set to collaborate once again for an upcoming comedy on CBS.The duo's pilot was picked up by CBS after a long and heated bidding and 20th Century Fox TV will produce the show, according to Deadline.

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Ben Affleck will co-produce the upcoming comedy

The comedy called 'More Time With The Family' star comedian Tom Papa as a middle-aged man who wants to spend more time with his family and decided to reduce his travelling work.

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CBS Strikes Deal With Matt Damon And Ben Affleck For New Family Sitcom


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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are producing another project together – no surprises there. This one will be a bit different, however, because for the first time, the Golden Duo will be trying their hands at scripted television. Damon and Affleck’s new project has found a home at CBS.

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The new series is set to star comedian Tom Papa.

Add to that the fact that More Time With Family, the new show, will be a multi-camera comedy, and you have the makings of a really curious and unpredictable project. Affleck and Damon have signed on for a pilot commitment, with Cathy Yuspa and Josh Goldsmith writing the series for the Affleck’s company Pearl Street Films in collaboration with along with Dave Becky and Josh Lieberman of 3 ARTS.

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A Fresh Look At The Art Of War– 'The Monuments Men' Trailer #2 [Trailer + Pictures]


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A second trailer has been released for The Monuments Men, giving us another look at the sideways take on WWII. These men aren’t soldiers fighting to kill Nazis, rather captains of creative industries, over in Western Europe with a view to preserve the culture Hitler was vying to destroy.

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The Monuments Men is based on a book by Robert Edsel and tells the true story of a World War II platoon charged with rescuing artistic and architectural landmarks from the Nazis before Hitler has his way with them.

Continue reading: A Fresh Look At The Art Of War– 'The Monuments Men' Trailer #2 [Trailer + Pictures]

Ocean's Eleven, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Eliott Gould, Matt Damon and Don Cheadle - Ocean's Eleven - Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Eliott Gould, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle Wednesday 17th October 2012 Hollywood Costume - press view held at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Matt Damon

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