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Matt Damon & Hayden Panettiere To Be Honoured For Ecology Work

27th August 2013

Matt Damon and Hayden Panettiere are to be honoured for their dedication to ecological issues at the upcoming Environmental Media Awards.Damon will be recognised with the Ongoing Commitment Award for his work with Water.org, the...

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Matt Damon Baffled By Sex Scenes

26th August 2013

Matt Damon was baffled by the prospect of filming a sex scene with Michael Douglas.The 42-year-old actor couldn't work out how he was going to convincingly pretend to make love to his co-star in 'Behind...

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Jennifer Garner Throws Ben Affleck A Party

24th August 2013

Jennifer Garner threw Ben Affleck a star-studded birthday bash.The 'Butter' actress, who has three children, Violet, seven, Seraphina, four, and Samuel, 17 months, with her 'Argo' director husband, hosted a party at their home in...

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Matt Damon's 'Elysium' Fails To Convince Prickly UK Critics

By Michael West | 23rd August 2013

Neill Blomkamp's follow-up his Oscar nominated sci-fi District 9 had garnered strong reviews stateside. Elysium followed Matt Damon's character Max, who attempts to reach a wealthy man-made space station inhabited only by the privileged as...

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For Ben Affleck, The Road To Batman Was Long And Winding

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd August 2013

Ben Affleck has been handed the keys to the Batmobile, picking up the torch from the excellent Christain Bale to portray Gotham’s troubled hero. At 41-years of age, the road to one of Hollywood’s most...

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Matt Damon Glad He's Not As Famous As Johnny Depp

23rd August 2013

Matt Damon is glad he isn't as famous as Johnny Depp.The 42-year-old actor is relieved his film roles haven't propelled him to the same level of stratospheric stardom as the 50-year-old icon, who has waved...

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What Should Cinema-goers See This Weekend - Sci-fi Or Smut? Elysium Or Lovelace?

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd August 2013

As the rain descends upon Britain – those fleeting weeks of sun a distant memory – spending the evening at the cinema with an over-priced box of popcorn and a drink that’ll go flat within...

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Matt Damon Makes Marriage Pact

22nd August 2013

Matt Damon made a pact with his wife not to spend more than 15 days apart.The 'Elysium' actor misses his wife of eight years, Luciana Barroso, and his daughters - Alexia, 14, Isabella, six, Gia,...

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Matt Damon Worries About Money

19th August 2013

Matt Damon worries about money.The 42-year-old actor can earn anything from $250,000 to $500,000-a-day when he is shooting a major movie, but he admits he still finds himself getting distressed over what he has in...

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Matt Damon: Sci-fi Flick Elysium Is Realistic

17th August 2013

Matt Damon claims his new sci-fi film isn't far off real life.The 'Elysium' actor wants fans to be ''completely entertained'' but doesn't think they should ignore the action film's deeper meaning.The film follows two worlds...

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Matt Damon: I Was Covered In Poo Making Elysium

16th August 2013

Matt Damon was ''covered'' in poo while filming 'Elysium'.The actor had the unenviable task of filming scenes in one of the world's largest rubbish dumps, Poo River in Mexico, for his new sci-fi blockbuster and...

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Matt Damon Renewed Vows For Family And Friends

16th August 2013

Matt Damon and his wife renewed their vows because they wanted a ''proper wedding''.The 'Elysium' actor has been married to Luciana Barroso for eight years, but the couple decided to re-affirm their commitment to each...

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Matt Damon Urges Florida Lawmakers To Reconsider Self-defence Law

14th August 2013

Actor Matt Damon has urged Florida lawmakers to reconsider their positions on the state's controversial Stand Your Ground self-defence law.The law allows an individual to use deadly force if they believe their safety is under...

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'Elysium' Takes Top Spot At Box Office In Tame Weekend For Hollywood

By Joe Wilde | 12th August 2013

Elysium finished the weekend as the highest earning picture at the US box office, making Sony Pictures a cool $30.5 million over the last few days, a number that is encouraging for the film, if...

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Elysium Leads Four New Movies To Top Us Weekend Box Office

By Elinor Cosgrave | 12th August 2013

Elysium, the science fiction action movie which stars Matt Damon, has headed straight for no.1 in the US Weekend Box Office. The film, released on Friday 9th, gained over $30 million in its opening weekend.Matt...

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Elysium Takes Control Of U.s. Box Office Chart

11th August 2013

Matt Damon's sci-fi thriller Elysium has fought off competition to take the number one spot on the U.S. box office charts.The action film, directed by District 9's Neill Blomkamp, debuted with a modest $30.5 million...

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Ben Affleck Felt Like Failing Actor

10th August 2013

Ben Affleck used to feel like a failing actor.The 40-year-old actor and director confided in Matt Damon about his insecurities, saying he felt his movies were unsuccessful and he was more in demand for magazine...

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Matt Damon: 'I Was Grumpy On Elysium Set'

10th August 2013

Matt Damon was always grumpy on the set of 'Elysium'.The 42-year-old actor underwent a tough fitness regime and had a strict diet to get in shape for the movie and admitted giving up treats left...

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Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' Remains Oscar Favorite After Trailer Release

By Michael West | 9th August 2013

George Clooney's latest assault on the Hollywood awards' season, The Monuments Men, remains the favorite to win Best Picture at the Oscars in February 2014 following the release of the first trailer this week.Directed and...

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Neill Blomkamp’S ‘Elysium’: Classy, But Is It District 9?

By Michael West | 9th August 2013

The year is 2154, two classes of people exist, the very wealthy – who live on a man-made space station called Elysium – and the poor, who live on an overpopulated ruined Earth. Neill Blomkamp’s...

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Matt Damon's Baby Daughter Fascinated With His Shaved Head

9th August 2013

Matt Damon's youngest daughter loved drumming on his bald head.The 42-year-old actor shaved his head for futuristic movie 'Elysium' and Matt revealed two-year-old Stella, who was only 10 months old when he made the film,...

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Matt Damon And Ben Affleck Had A 'Painful' Summer Job Experience

9th August 2013

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck struggled to work through shifts at a cinema showing Dead Poets Society after losing out on roles in the film.The Bourne Identity star and his pal boosted their cashflow while...

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'The Monuments Men': First Trailer Released For Upcoming George Clooney Wwii Movie [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 8th August 2013

The first trailer for upcoming George Clooney movie The Monuments Men has dropped ahead of the 2013/2014 film release. American audiences will catch the film this year, but most other countries (including the UK) will...

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What Are The Critics Saying About Elysium? Just How Good Is The New Matt Damon Sci-fi

By Joe Wilde | 8th August 2013

It's been four years since Neill Blomkamp exploded on to the movie scene with his acclaimed story about alien refugees; District 9, and since then movie nerds have been eagerly awaiting his follow-up project. The...

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'Elysium' Review Round-up: Can Neill Blomkamp's Latest Movie Compete With 'District 9'?

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th August 2013

Elysium reviews have been mixed. The sci-fi movie has been compared to director Neill Blomkamp's earlier work and Matt Damon's performance criticised and described as weighty.Matt Damon at the Elysium photo call, held at Weatherly...

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Stephest Colbchella Kicks Off With Stephen Colbert Skating Into Our Hearts To The Sound Of 'Get Lucky'

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th August 2013

Stephen Colbert’s political satire might be top notch, but his dance skills are not to be overestimated. Last night, the Colbert Report host strapped on a pair of roller skates and boogied down to the...

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'Elysium' Reviews - Has Neill Blomkamp Done It Again?

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th August 2013

Having directed possibly the finest sci-fi movie of last decade, the pressure on Neill Blomkamp to perform in this follow up, Elysium, starring Matt Damon, is dangerously high. Unfortunately, an early look at the reviews...

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George Clooney Ordered Film Crew To Shrink Matt Damon's Clothes

6th August 2013

George Clooney helped push his The Monuments Men co-star Matt Damon to lose weight for the film by ordering the wardrobe department to secretly adjust his costumes every day.The actors filmed the movie in Germany...

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Matt Damon Avoids Preaching Over Charity Work

6th August 2013

Matt Damon deliberately takes a light-hearted approach to his charity work in case the public is put off by preaching celebrities.The Bourne Identity star is a high-profile campaigner for Water.org, which helps to raise awareness...

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The Things They Say: 3801404

6th August 2013

"You know they - Google or whoever - they're at this place where face-recognition software is at 84-94 per cent. Soon you'll be able to walk into a bar and look around and your glasses...

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