Matt Damon has been forced to comment on Ben Affleck’s back tattoo

Earlier this week, the nation was made painfully aware of the reality of Ben Affleck’s massive back tattoo, which he had previously and understandably claimed was fake. But now that we’ve all had a good laugh at this man’s very permanent mistake, it’s time to really get to the bottom of how and why this happened.…

Matt Damon has finally realized he should just stop talking about sexual harassment 

A lot of famous men have had certified Bad Takes on the #MeToo movement, with Liam Neeson most recently dipping his toe in those murky waters for some reason, but Matt Damon already claimed his place last year as the face of the “Dudes Who Should Just Shut The Fuck Up” campaign. First there was a story about how he …

Famous nice guy Matt Damon puts all his bad harassment takes in one convenient place for people to check out

Matt Damon is famously one of Hollywood’s Nice Guys, a cheerfully smiling dude happy to pop in for a cameo for a friend or give helpful advice to younger co-stars. This week, for instance, he did the whole internet a solid, by giving an interview that got all of his uncomfortable takes on the current sexual harassment…

Suburbicon’s awkward medley proves that George Clooney is no Coen brother

George Clooney’s Suburbicon is a mishmash: two incompatible movies—one archly cynical, the other painfully sincere—wedged uncomfortably together. The foundation of the project is a dusted-off screenplay by the Coen brothers, a mordant small-town crime lark they wrote right after their debut, Blood Simple, and then…

Matt Damon denies trying to kill Harvey Weinstein story in 2004

Yesterday, we reported that The Wrap founder Sharon Waxman had accused The New York Times of backing down from a story she had written in 2004 that would have exposed Weinstein’s alleged history of sexual abuse because of “intense pressure” from high-profile figures in the movie industry—specifically actors Matt Damon…

Matt Damon to play doctor who claimed to cure impotence with goat testicles

According to Birth.Movies.Death., Matt Damon has signed on to star in Charlatan, a movie about a man named John Romulus Brinkley who claimed to be a doctor in the early 1900s and ended up killing a number of people with his fraudulent—yet oddly crowd-pleasing—medical advice. As spoiled by the headline up there, his…

The Dark Tower’s Nikolaj Arcel to direct Matt Damon’s Robert Kennedy movie

Director Nikolaj Arcel’s The Dark Tower is about a legendary hero on a nearly impossible quest to save all of reality from an evil wizard, but it looks like Arcel’s next film will be slightly less fantastical. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he’ll be directing Matt Damon in RFK, a long-in-the-works biopic about…

Here’s how Matt Damon got final cut on indie darling Manchester By The Sea

Kenneth Lonergan’s third film, Manchester By The Sea, was the smash success of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, with critics heaping it with near-universal praise for its tale of emotionally guarded New England men. (Per our own A.A. Dowd: “So overwhelmingly powerful that I spent most of yesterday afternoon’s world…