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Matt Damon Will Never Step Into Politics

Actor Matt Damon has ruled out ever running for office in the U.S. after speaking to a political consultant who was disillusioned with his job.The star takes an avid interest in politics, throwing his support...

Matt Damon's Promised Land 'Captures The Cost Of The Industry'

Promised Land, written by Matt Damon and the American Office's Adam Krasinski, has received some seriously mixed reviews and some hefty criticism from America's frackers and the fuel industry that's indebted to the practice.If you...

Will Leatherneck Cut Down The Hobbit?

Only one new movie will be opening this weekend, and that one, Texas Chainsaw 3D, was not screened for critics. Although the movie is expected to perform well -- despite all of the recent condemnation...

Hot Tickets - Us Movie Releases - Did We Need Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3d? Opinion Divided By Matt Damon's Promised Land

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Django Unchained are riding high at the top of the US box office charts and as the movie industry lurches slowly into the new year, it’s likely that they’ll...

Why Matt Damon Will Never Be A Politician

Matt Damon's political leanings are no secret. He's publically denounced members of the republican party, as well as the war in Iraq, and voiced Inside Job - a revealing documentary about the financial crisis, in...

Matt Damon Was Offered Daredevil Before Ben Affleck

Actor Matt Damon paved the way for Ben Affleck to meet his future wife Jennifer Garner by turning down the titular superhero role in fantasy film Daredevil.The Good Will Hunting stars met at a young...

Matt Damon Chose Kids Over Directorial Debut

Matt Damon decided not to direct 'Promised Land' to spend more time with his kids. The father-of-four was due to make his directorial debut in the forthcoming drama movie - which he stars in alongside...

Multi-tasker Matt Damon

Matt Damon has learnt how to multi-task when writing scripts.The father-of-four helped pen the storyline for new film 'Promised Land' with John Krasinski but admits he was easily distracted because he was doing it at...

Matt Damon Couldn't Sleep After Bourne Supremacy Underwater Stunt

A terrifying underwater scene in The Bourne Supremacy left Matt Damon literally gasping for breath in his sleep.The movie star was reluctant to film the car crash scene in the sequel because he didn't want...

Is Promised Land Political? Matt Damon Won't Weigh In On Fracking Debate

Matt Damon gets political in his new movie Promised Land, which tackles the issue of ‘fracking,’ the process of hydraulic fractured drilling, which has been at the root of great political debate in the US...

Tom Cruise Underwhelms As Jack Reacher

With Tom Cruise on the bill, a film is almost guaranteed to do well, but Jack Reacher had already hit problems when fans were disappointed by the 5ft 7 actor playing a man meant to...

Review Roundup: Promised Land Is Far From A Smash Success

The reviews are in for Matt Damon’s Promised Land and, well, they aren’t great.Most critics tend to say the same things – good casting, interesting premise, but the devil is in the details. In...

Promised Land Is Still In Capable Hands, After Matt Damon Passed On Directing Job

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have always seemingly done everything as a pair, and the trend has continued with Damon releasing his new flick Promised Land right on the heels of Affleck’s Argo.As you might...

Matt Damon's 'Promised Land' Flops With Reviewers, But Why?

Matt Damon rarely makes a bad film, but with a 49% rotten rating on review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, something has clearly gone wrong for his latest movie Promised Land. Promised Land is about 'Fracking', which...

Matt Damon's New Film Promised Land Broaches Fracking Debate. What Is Fracking?

There's a drove of handsome film-stars, who once starred as the joker, hunk or hero in the late 90's/early 00's, taking on serious political themes in their films (see Ben Affleck, Brad Pitt or Leonardo...

Matt Damon Still Upset About All The Pretty Horses

Matt Damon is still sore about the way pal Billy Bob Thornton was treated as he attempted to adapt beloved Cormac Mccarthy novel All The Pretty Horses for the big screen.Damon starred in the 2000...

Matt Damon Picked Up Same-sex Kissing Tips From Heath Ledger

Matt Damon picked up a few same-sex kissing tips from late star Heath Ledger, who ironically landed the gay cowboy character The Bourne Supremacy star had been tipped to play in Brokeback Mountain.The actor, who...

Matt Damon Still Upset About Turning Down Avatar

Matt Damon still curses his poor fortune after he was forced to turn down a leading role in the most successful film of all time - Avatar.The movie star was James Cameron's first choice to...

Matt Damon's Promised Land A Quest To Create 'Something We'd Never Done Before'

Matt Damon’s Promised Land sees Damon and John Krasinski both star as actors and co-screenwriters for the film, and the pair took time out to chat to Crave Online about the experience of working together.Promised...

Matt Damon Planning To Celebrate Christmas Twice

Matt Damon's kids will be getting double the presents this year (12) as the actor decided to embrace some of his wife's Latin traditions.The Good Will Hunting star married Luciana Barroso in 2005 and together...

Matt Damon Explains Silence During Gay Speculation

Matt Damon refused to tackle false rumours he was in a romantic relationship with best pal Ben Affleck in the early days of his career out of respect for their gay friends.The stars shot to...

Matt Damon Crippled By Fear Of Heights

Matt Damon discovered he has a fear of heights during a romantic Middle Eastern date with his wife.The action man had no qualms about plans to watch a sunset from the top of the Burj...

Matt Damon Didn't Want To Deny Gay Rumours

Matt Damon never denied rumours he was gay because he didn't want to insult his friends.The 42-year-old actor - who is happily married to wife of seven years Luciana with whom he is raising four...

Matt Damon: 'Door Is Still Open For More Bourne'

Matt Damon has given fans of the Bourne films hope he will return to the franchise after revealing he plans to sit down with director pal Paul Greengrass and plot his most famous character's future.The...

Matt Damon: Gay Rumors, Phobias And Family Life

Matt Damon is notoriously private, so an interview with Playboy (of all publications) comes as something of a surprise and pleasure. The extensive conversation covers all the facets of his career and many of his...

Has Argo Finally Buried The "Bennifer" Shame For Ben Affleck?

Ben Affleck’s reputation – and, effectively, his career – took a serious nosedive during the period of time that he dated Jennifer Lopez. Their joint cinematic effort, Gigli, was a laughing stock and their frequent...

Matt Damon Praises Promised Land Co-writer

Matt Damon has compared his 'Promised Land' co-writer to Ben Affleck.The 42-year-old actor thinks John Krasinski - who also stars in the eco-warrior drama alongside Matt - is ''incredibly'' clever and reminded him of working...

Matt Damon Warns Conservative Fans Not To See Behind The Candelabra

Actor Matt Damon has warned fans his upcoming Tv movie Behind The Candelabra will not be suitable for everyone because the biopic about the flamboyant pianist features a large amount of nudity.The Bourne Identity star...

Matt Damon: 'I Wish I Was More Romantic'

Matt Damon wishes he was more romantic.The 42-year-actor - who raises four daughters, Alexia, 14, Isabella, six, Gia, four, and two-year-old Stella with his wife Luciana - is not very good at romantic gestures and...

Matt Damon Wants To Reprise Bourne Role

Matt Damon wants to reboot the 'Bourne' franchise.The 'Promised Land' actor admits he has approached screenwriter Jonah Nolan to brainstorm ideas for a new storyline helmed by original director Paul Greengrass which would enable his...

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