We go deep-nerd on the latest MCU entry to decode every hidden reference, from the comic books to Matt Damon's filmography.
'Downsizing' imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturised world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures. The film will be released in UK cinemas on 19 January 2018.
Matt Damon has become embroiled in the growing sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
'Downsizing' imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturised world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.
Back when Donald Trump wasn't president, if you wanted to film a movie on his property, it came with some conditions.
The film opened the Venice Film Festival and will next play TIFF, before opening in December.
George Clooney on upcoming 'Suburbicon': "Less funny and a lot angrier" than Coen Brothers version. "It seems like a good time for a film that feels angry"
Paramount is positioning the Alexander Payne comedy in the 2017 awards race with a big debut at the start of the Venice Film Festival.
If that picture of Ryan Gosling encapsulated how people felt on stage at the Oscars, this one of shows how it must have felt in the audience. Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps look on, aghast and open-mouthed. Mel Gibson is probably just happy to have been invited back.
Matt Damon’s new actioner ‘The Great Wall’ has tanked at the US box office. The monster movie is also the first English language movie filmed in its entirety in China. “Zhang Yimou capably gives… ‘The Great Wall’ the look and feel of a Hollywood blockbuster, but his signature visual dazzle, his gift for depicting delicate relationships and throbbing passions are trampled by dead-serious epic aspirations,” writes Maggie Lee for Variety.
The reviews for the massive budgeted US-Chinese co-production ‘The Great Wall’, starring Matt Damon are in… but they’re not great. Directed by Zhang Yimou, of ‘House of Flying Daggers’ fame, the movie is set during the Song dynasty, and finds Damon’s European mercenary joining elite Chinese soldiers to fight monsters attacking the Great Wall of China. But despite a production cost of $150 million – the most expensive US-Chinese co-production to date – the results aren’t getting much love from the critics. ...
The cast and crew of new China-shot monster movie ‘The Great Wall’, including stars like Matt Damon, were exposed to dangerous chemicals and poor on-set safety, a report claims. The movie’s key grip, Guy Michelett, claims that there were also issues with safety on the set’s construction, with crew ignoring the necessity for harnesses when using scaffolding to rig lights. The film, which is due out in February, 2017, has been made by director Zhang Yimou, helmsman of epic movies like ‘House of Flying Daggers’ and ‘Hero’, and is produced by the massive Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda, which bought Legendary Entertainment earlier this year, the studio behind Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Interstellar’ and ‘Man of Steel’.
If you want to give your movie some bang for its buck, hire Chris Evans. The ‘Captain America’ star has earned the accolade of Forbes’ 10 Best Actors for the Buck for a second year running. Using the metric developed by the magazine, Evans returns $135.80 for ever $1 he is paid. Of course, it massively helped that he featured heavily in mostly money-spinning Marvel movies, including ‘Captain America: Civil War’, which grossed $1.153 billion. Next up on the list is Chris Pratt, who made back $125.40 for every $1 paid, thanks to roles in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Jurassic World’. Scarlett Johansson came in third ($88.60), then Mila Kunis ($49.50), and then Vin Diesel ($32). You can see the full top 10 in the slideshow above. The list stands in some stark contrast to this year’s list of most overpaid actors. Find that ignominious top 10 below… 1. Johnny Depp ($2.80) 2. Will Smith ($5) 3. Channing Tatum ($6) 4. Will Ferrell ($6.50) 5. George Clooney ($6.70) 6. Adam Sandler ($7.60) 7. Mark Wahlberg ($9.20) 8. Leonardo DiCaprio ($9.90) 9. Julia Roberts ($10.80) 10. Bradley Cooper ($12.10) Read More: Horror movies to look out for in 2017 Ryan Reynolds wants a Wolverine/Deadpool movie Spider-Man Homecoming: full trailer
It’s not a case of if Matt Damon comes clean about being a time traveller, more when. Many eschewed the ‘time traveller’ explanation, concluded ‘Matt Damon a vampire? Matt Damon joins a legion of celebrity time travellers caught out on the internet.
Controversy erupted last week over the first pictures and trailer from new Matt Damon movie ‘The Great Wall’, with the director Zhang Yimou being accused of whitewashing. Set 1000 years ago, it poses the notion that the Great Wall of China was built to keep out a monstrous creature, and features Damon heavily. ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ star Constance Wu was among the critics, accusing the film of ‘perpetuating the racist myth that only a white man can save the world’.
Matt Damon, now 45, actor started his career with bit roles while he was still a college student in Harvard. Over 50 films later, Damon is now an Academy Award winning writer, actor, producer and father of three. As his fourth Bourne film, Jason Bourne , is set to hit theaters this weekend, we thought we’d take a look back at his greatest red carpet moments.
If you’ve seen ‘Team America: World Police’, Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s searing satirical comedy, you’ll definitely remember Matt Damon’s hilarious “cameo”. Speaking in a Reddit AMA to promote ‘Jason Bourne’, Damon said: “I was always kind of bewildered by Team America, I think because it’s hard for us to understand what our images are in public, I think we’re not good judges of that, and when I saw myself on screen just only able to say my own name and not really that well, I kind of wondered 'Wow, is that how people perceive me?' “At that point I just kind of was like, I’m a screenwriter and an actor, and like really?
More than ever, artistry on movie posters feels like a bygone era, as formulaic blockbusters receive the formulaic posters they deserve. What is up with these 10 terrible and predictable poster trends?
The official poster for ‘Jason Bourne’ was released overnight (along with a cracking new trailer) and we’ve spotted a weird trend that seems to be emerging for Matt Damon movies. For some inexplicable reason, Hollywood’s marketing men seem to be obsessed with making posters featuring Matt Damon’s lovely face partially obscured by text. - Guys, we need a poster for the new Matt Damon film, any ideas? - Erm… How about his face with some writing on? pic.twitter.com/ZIID2mhDdP— Tom Butler (@TomButler) April 21, 2016 Don’t believe us?
The film stars Matt Damon as Mark Watney, an astronaut left to fend for himself on the surface of Mars after he is left for dead by his crew after a massive dust storm. One of the elements that the film was praised for was its realism – ‘The Martian’ is a celebration of science, and the filmmakers really did their homework, extensively collaborating with NASA during production. Who better to tell us than NASA themselves.