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[WATCH] First trailer for George Clooney’s THE MONUMENTS MEN starring Matt Damon, Billy Murray, Cate Blanchett & more

George Clooney is taking a decidedly lighter approach with his latest directorial effort, The Monuments Men, following 2011’s admirable and deeply cynical The Ides of March. Adapted from Robert M. Edsel’s book by Clooney and Grant Heslov, the film tells the incredible true story of seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during …

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[WATCH] Matt Damon pimps ELYSIUM on THE COLBERT REPORT

Last night’s episode of The Colbert Report featured an unconventional interview with Matt Damon, who is currently doing the rounds for the sci-fi blockbuster Elysium. Following a report on a recent spate of celebrity rescues, Colbert decided to put himself in harms way in order to meet a celebrity; Damon turned up to lend a hand, but …

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[WATCH] Stephen Colbert gets DAFT PUNK’d; dances to ‘Get Lucky’

The Colbert Report was set to launch their annual Colbchella music week tonight with very special guests Daft Punk, only to have the duo pull out at the last minute due to a contractual obligation with MTV’s VMAs. Understandably incensed, Stephen Colbert began the show by mercilessly skewering MTV President Van “my peeps are feelin’ funky …

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[WATCH] Epic second trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM promises big ideas & action

In a season already cluttered with sci-fi-tinged actioners, Neil Blomkamp’s Elysium distinguishes itself by being the rare blockbuster based on an original premise, and with its promising 99% story married to some exciting action — and boasting a cracking cast led by Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley — it’s safe to say that his follow-up …

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[WATCH] Galvanizing first trailer for Neill Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM starring Matt Damon

The first trailer has finally landed for Neill Blomkamp’s feverishly anticipated Elysium, the ambitious follow-up to his awesome 2009 debut District 9. Set in 2154, the film stars Matt Damon as Max Coburn, a down on his luck everyman trying to get by on a ruined Earth, while the very wealthy live on a pristine man-made …

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[WATCH] Matt Damon takes over JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

Unfunny comedian Jimmy Kimmel has been signing off his talk show with the same gag every night for years: “Apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time”. The serial bumping resulted in an occasionally hilarious mock feud, thanks to the participation of a game Damon — most notably in the Sarah Silverman viral video …

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[WATCH] Tom Hanks visits THE COLBERT REPORT

Legendary actor and America’s favourite nice guy Tom Hanks appeared on The Colbert Report this week to take part in a new seasonal segment titled “Stephen Ghoulbert’s Spooky-Time Halloween Fun Guide.” Hanks was seemingly there to help America’s children, but instead spent the time plugging his films — including Cloud Atlas, which is out now in U.S. theatres …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for Gus Van Sant’s PROMISED LAND starring Matt Damon & John Krasinski

The first trailer for the promising hydro-fracking drama Promised Land has just been released, throwing its hat into the end-of-the-year Oscar-qualifying season somewhat late. Written by co-stars Matt Damon and John Krasinki, the film was originally set to mark the former’s directorial debut before scheduling issues required him to pass those duties on to his Good Will …

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[REVIEW] Kenneth Lonergan’s MARGARET is a hugely ambitious near-masterpiece

Kenneth Lonergan’s long-delayed follow-up to his critically acclaimed, Oscar-nominated 2000 drama You Can Count on Me is the absurdly ambitious and admirable Margaret, the release of which has been mired in controversy. It screened in Auckland over the Easter weekend as part of the 2012 World Cinema Showcase, and can next be seen in Wellington this weekend, followed …

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[WATCH] Jimmy Kimmel’s MOVIE: THE MOVIE: An epic 9-minute trailer parody starring every actor in Hollywood

Jimmy Kimmel released an epic nine-minute movie trailer parody last week which featured  just about every Hollywood actor and actress you could imagine. Movie: The Movie satirises every blockbuster and crowd pleasing movie marketing cliche, and the result is mostly hilarious. The trailer features appearances by: Ryan Phillippe, Jessica Alba, Taylor Lautner, Antonio Banderas, Edward Norton, …

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