“Are Tom Cruise and Matt Damon starting to switch places?” reads the headline on the Los Angeles Times blog 24 Frames. Following the disappointing returns for the opening weekend of ‘We Bought a Zoo’ and the surprisingly muscular box-office for ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,’ Steven Zeitchik posits that Cruise has usurped Damon on the A-list — a surprise, considering Cruise was fast becoming a box-office… Continue reading When Was Matt Damon Bigger Than Tom Cruise?
No Mr. Nice Guy! First Matt Damon trashed the screenwriter of the ‘Bourne’ series, now he’s bashing the president. Back in ’08, Damon was one of Barack Obama’s most passionate celebrity supporters, but today the actor is saying he’d have preferred “a one-term president with some balls.” Ouch. “I’ve talked to a lot of people who worked for Obama at the grassroots level. One of them said to… Continue reading Matt Damon: 'A One-Term President With Some Balls' Preferable to Barack Obama
New Yorker critic David Denby didn’t just piss off Sony and David Fincher with that embargo-breaking ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ review. He also managed to ruffle Cameron Crowe and Matt Damon’s feathers in his dismissive explanation about why he wanted to feature ‘Dragon Tattoo,’ over, say, Crowe’s new movie, ‘We Bought a Zoo.’ “What to put in the magazine on December 5? Certainly not ‘We… Continue reading Matt Damon and Cameron Crowe React to New Yorker 'Zoo' Diss