Matt Damon

'The Martian' - Book or Film?

Cohan Chew | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Cohan Chew

When books are portrayed through the big screen, bibliophiles often express their contempt towards the mere premise of it, even before its release. Th...

Matt Damon Must Die: Why 'The Martian' Is a Terrible Example of How to Save a Life

Michael Plant | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Plant

As an alternative plot twist, how about the following? Matt Damon, whilst stranded on Mars, works out how much his rescue mission will cost. In a moment of enlightened self-sacrifice he realises that thousands of lives on Earth could be saved for the cost of saving him.

An Adventure or an Inconvenience? What I Did When I Got Stranded

Tamar Broadbent | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Tamar Broadbent

If you do get stranded, it will probably be fine. It's the North, not Neptune. And with Facebook nowadays, it's surprisingly easy to find a non-psycho semi-stranger's sofa to stay on.

Mars: Space Lido

Andy Bush | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

I love the fact that NASA have discovered flowing water on Mars. All these Sci-Fi fantasies we've had about an arid, brutal desert planet, are complet...

Watch James Corden And Matt Damon Reenact All Of His Movies In 8 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Matt Damon might still be smarting from the backlash he received over those comments he made about out gay actors, but he wasn’t going to let a litt...

Oops! Matt Damon Just Found Gay Rumours 'Deeply Offensive'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Another week, another Matt Damon controversy... not words we're used to hearing. With the ink barely dry on his recent debacle over ethnic minorit...

'Everest', 'The Martian' and Survival at the Movies

Tim Witherow | Posted 20.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tim Witherow

Why is the survival genre a survivor? The obvious, 'well duh' answer is that it forces us to question what we ourselves would do in an extreme situation. Or, at least, provides questions to annoy co-workers with, such as: "Would you drink your own urine just to have enough energy to saw your trapped arm off?"

Matt Damon In Hot Water Over Diversity Remarks

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Matt Damon is not a star we're used to seeing courting controversy, but he's managed to ruffle a few feathers during a filmed conversation with a blac...

10 Critical Things You Should Know If You Have A Man Ponytail

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Style

1. Matt Damon just totally stole your look... 2. And not everyone's a fan... If you're having a bad day just remember that Matt Damon now ha...

12 Films to Watch in 2015

Tom Linay | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

As with last January, to aid you with planning your year's cinemagoing, I've highlighted one film from each month that looks unmissable. It was hard narrowing it down to just one but I've concentrated hard and I think I've pulled it off.

Matt Confirms 'Bourne' Return

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Matt Damon has confirmed that he’ll be returning to the ‘Bourne’ series, with a new film slated for release in 2016. SEE MORE: Probably The ...

Probably The Best Matt Damon News You'll Hear All Day...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Never say never' when it comes to movie-making. The latest pair of box-office hot shots to eat their words about hanging up their franchise is Ma...

This Good Will Hunting Fan's Tribute To Robin Williams Will Bring A Tear To Your Eye

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

A fan of the late, great Robin Williams has paid a moving tribute to the actor’s Academy-Award winning performance in Good Will Hunting. Flowers...

Actors Who Make Their Own Work

Catherine Balavage | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Balavage

This American producer, director, writer and actress caused a stir with Another Earth. She was only 27 at the time. Now 30 and with 13 films under her belt. She was even on the front cover of Vanity Fair's prestigious Hollywood edition. She has written four films and directed one.

The Fallen Madonna Men - Why George Clooney Latest Film Resembles 'Allo Allo'

Ania Poullain-Majchrzak | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ania Poullain-Majchrzak

The whole humour in Allo Allo is based on the British cast executing extremely bad French and German impersonations. In The Monuments Men acclaimed actress Cate Blanchett pulls off one of the most hilarious stunts in her career by pretending to be French while Matt Damon hits the nail on the head with a purposely bad French accent.

What Would You Have The Monuments Men Save In The UK?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

If you were a real-life 'Monuments Man', what would you think was worth saving in the UK? 'The Monuments Men', directed by George Clooney, is based...

PICS: 13 Stars Who Transformed Their Bodies For Acting Roles

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Matthew McConaughey lost almost a quarter of his own body weight for his role in 'Dallas Buyers Club' but he's not the first star to go to extreme len...

Celebrities Trying to Be Politicians, or Vice Versa?

Francine Lacqua | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK
Francine Lacqua

The attention of the world's media is firmly focused on Davos this week as proceedings get under way at the highly anticipated conference. This invite-only event increasingly attracts a whole host of A-list celebrities, some campaigning on behalf of very serious socio-economic issues, and others, arguably less so. This year is no exception.

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: George Clooney Finds His Team In 'The Monuments Men'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Imagine the charisma, humour and fun of 'Oceans Eleven' somehow transposed into Nazi Germany! Well, unlikely concept, but true in the hands of Geor...

How Scared WAS Matt Damon?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

How scared was Matt Damon the first time around? He tells us... ...

Mandela Memoirs Sales Up 19,000% Online

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Nelson Mandela's death has seen sales of his memoirs, A Long Walk To Freedom, soar on Amazon as people remember the South African statesman's passing....

'I've Done Two Films With Matt Damon, And I Don't Know What He Looks Like'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

"I've done two movies with Matt, and I don't know what he looks like. When we go to a bar, I'm thinking, who is that guy?" Thus one of Matt Damon's...

WATCH: Good Will Batman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to comedian Pete Holmes for coming up with this: 'Good Will Batman' - a “recut and remastered” version of 'Good Will Hunting' sta...

WATCH: Matt Damon Praises 'Conscientious' NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

Matt Damon has entered the NSA surveillance row by speaking out in favour of whistleblower Edward Snowden. In an interview for the Alternate Cinema sh...

Elysium - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Edgy, epic, rarely dull and stunning to look at. And best of all, it's about something. However, 20 minutes in I wished heroic Max (Matt Damon) would get a break - and not just his arm from a cop droid.