Tag Archives: Matt Damon

227. Blue is the Warmest Color

Blue is the Warmest Color generated controversy with its love scenes. But at three hours long, there’s more to it than that.

208. The French Connection

William Friedkin’s Oscar-winner may be a gritty thriller but it owes an enormous debt to a classic of 19th century American literature.

117. Good Will Hunting

Written by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to launch their acting careers, the studio wanted Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt.

114. Robin Williams

Robin Williams was a force of nature the likes of which cinema had never seen. But what drove him to those incredible heights and then to the ultimate depth?

103. The Talented Mr. Ripley

The 1960 adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel was already so revered, was Anthony Minghella wise to try a new version?

55. Brokeback Mountain

How did this film, adapted from Annie Proulx’s acclaimed short story and initially categorized as ‘the gay cowboy’ movie, go on to gross over $180m worldwide?


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