The end of August saw the kickoff of the Venice International Film Festival, which overlaps both Telluride and Toronto. The three kick off the annual film industry frenzy known as awards season. See? Los Angeles does have seasons.
Jake "definitely gets the blue ribbon for the best bald head over me," says Matt
So, you want a famous actor to run for president? George Clooney has just the man for you -- and it's not him.
Actor Matt Damon rallied teachers Saturday at a march in Washington decrying the widespread use of standardized testing to judge how well teachers, students and schools are performing.
"If they go for a walk, it turns into an international incident," he says of his pals
The actor thanks doctors for treating his dad, who is in remission
Most people are familiar with the stories of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, who achieved great success as the founders of Microsoft and Facebook, respectively, after dropping out of Harvard.
Damon gets pumped up to play Douglas's lover in the upcoming Liberace biopic
Actor Matt Damon explains how he's avoided some of the pitfalls that have tripped up other celebrities.
Are angels prone to human error? So it seems, though the man upstairs also bears some responsibility for overwriting his own grand plans in "The Adjustment Bureau," a sci-fi romance that plays like an extended episode of "The Twilight Zone."
When CNN's Piers Morgan asked actor Matt Damon if he was happy with the way President Barack Obama has been running the country and if Damon was "a fan" of the president, Damon answered "no."
Actor Matt Damon says he's not happy with the performance of President Barack Obama.
A punishment scene in True Grit is a long way from life with his own four daughters, the star says
â¢ Hot guy, hot wings! Matt Damon, grabbing some wings at Jake Melnick's in Chicago, where the actor is shooting Contagion. Damon stopped in with some crewmembers and shared appetizers as they watched the New England Patriots play the New York Jets. Damon also sampled some craft brews and left his server a generous tip.
The Hereafter star, whose fourth daughter was just born, says, "This is it ... We're done having kids"
Stella Zavala Damon is the fourth girl for the Damon household
"I had a party with my friends and family," Matt Damon says
Luciana, who is pregnant with another child, is "a great wife," says the actor
Everyone's favorite charmer, George Clooney, is suiting up to play a hired assassin trying to get out of the profession after one last assignment in "The American."
"We're excited, but it is a lot of work," the dad-to-be (again) tells PEOPLE
The pair try to outrun their fate together in The Adjustment Bureau
"Everybody's really happy," a rep for the actor tells PEOPLE
Ben Affleck, Sarah Silverman and others roast the star at the American Cinematheque Award ceremony
Who says that history is written by the victors? It wasn't long after President George W. Bush declared "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq that the triumphant narrative he'd constructed began to unravel.
From George and Elisabetta to Drew and Justin, love was in the air - and the acceptance speeches
Will Clooney, Streep, Bullock or a newcomer take top honors?
The drama, starring George Clooney, gets six nods, while Meryl Streep will compete against herself
Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" dominated the pre-holiday weekend with a $25 million nationwide debut, pushing the frame up over the same weekend last year.
What are you doing this Sunday? If you know what's cool, you'll be rediscovering American history during The History Channel's premiere of the documentary "The People Speak" based on Howard Zinn's book, "A People's History of the United States."
The grateful star thanks his Invictus director for his thoughtfulness
Most people, if they know of Mark Whitacre at all, remember him as a whistleblower. In the early 1990s, the Archer Daniels Midland vice president turned FBI mole helped bring the company to its knees by wearing a wire for three years to expose its price-fixing scheme.
It could be Matt Damon's most weighty role to date.
The Informant! star's Water.org donates $2 million to Haiti
Punctuation promises comedy in "The Informant!" as if the title subject is a cartoon secret agent -- maybe Agent 86 in "Get Smart."
Elisabetta Canalis makes Clooney happy, says his Oceans Eleven pal
Matt Damon will assume the role as the performer's longtime lover, says director Steven Soderbergh
Still, he says, he loves all the pink and princesses that comes with three daughters
The star of The Informant! skipped the gym and "ate everything I could see"
Huge names are expected at this year's Italian film festival - and Buzz Lightyear, too
The star puts in a surprise appearance for his charity, One on One
"Maybe he can be the first to do it back-to-back," says Damon, who gave up the PEOPLE title to the X-Men star
Lisa Kudrow is also honored with special achievement award
Joey Ansah who played super-assassin Desh in "The Bourne Ultimatum" explains how to stage a great on-screen fight.
In a world of celluloid action stuffed with CGI fights and sci-fi gadgetry, thank heavens for Jason Bourne, the amnesiac assassin who's so lethal that he can turn a hardback book into a weapon.
Plus: He's mastered several daddy duties, such as properly mashing bananas
• Wearing a navy Obama T-shirt and skull cap, Matt Damon picked up crab meat ravioli and chicken Parmigiana at Miami Beach's Cafe Prima Pasta for a quiet dinner at home with wife Luciana. "Even though Matt said he was feeling under the weather, he stopped for a photo with fans," says a source. "What a great guy."
"We need change in this country and now is the time to be sure that happens," the actor says about traveling across Florida in a registration drive
The star says he thinks about taking his girls on charity missions abroad
"I knew I was in trouble when the old guy with the oxygen tank passed me," he jokes
The comedian credits her ex while accepting an award for her salty Matt Damon-inspired song
The pals help storm victims who have been left homeless and hungry
Weeks after the birth of daughter Gia, the actor admits he's "on high alert all the time"
The two pals have been texting each other to and from the convention in Denver
"Everyone's doing great!" the actor's rep tells PEOPLE
His 2006 exploration with his brother brought about awareness – and a fear of bugs
The expectant Hollywood couples turn out for a VIP fundraiser for the Democratic hopeful in Miami
With another baby daughter on the way, "I'm so outnumbered!" jokes the Bourne star
The comedian's duet with the Sexiest Man Alive gets TV Academy recognition
"I want to do a hugely successful thinking-man's action franchise like Bourne," he says But in real life, the actor likes low-key
The once-chiseled actor talks about getting "doughy" for his new role in The Informant
The two couples meet at Nobu Malibu on the eve of Ben and Jen's anniversary
The three superstars are campaigning for more humanitarian support in Myanmar
With new limits on checked luggage, how do you catch a wave if you must also catch a plane? Pack your board in your suitcase.
There's a little more to love about PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive in The Informant
The actor and Thandie Newton join others in posing for the symbolic photographs
The couple have another baby on the way, their rep tells PEOPLE
As threatened, Jimmy Kimmel has blasted back at girlfriend Sarah Silverman in the wake of her recent revelation – in an hysterical music video – that she and PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive Matt Damon are intimate.
Just call it payback time for Matt Damon.
(Warning: video contains graphic bleeping)
Jude Law has a few words of advice for Matt Damon, PEOPLE's 2007 Sexiest Man Alive.
Matt Damon's thriller The Bourne Ultimatum led the nominations for the 34th People's Choice Awards, organizers announced Thursday.
For Matt Damon, being a family man means having less time to work out.
Matt Damon can't escape the huge publicity blitz for his new movie The Bourne Ultimatum - it's literally all over his home.
Matt Damon on 'Bourne'
When was the last time you were told at work that they wanted "nothing new" of you? For "The Bourne Ultimatum" composer John Powell, it's actually one of the most telling compliments he could have.
Matt Damon proves third time's the charm in a snazzy spy thriller that's both exhausting and exhilarating
The leading man dresses up as an ear of corn for a new alternative fuel campaign
Fresh from their Father's Day vacation in Hawaii, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck reunited in Las Vegas for some grownups-only fun - for a good cause.
Matt Damon and wife Luciana's daughter Isabella isn't walking yet - but she sure is flying.
The superstitious believe bad things happen in threes. Hollywood is counting on the opposite this summer, with the industry's hopes resting on the third installments of some mammoth movie franchises.
Back in 1973, New York's Little Italy district supplied the backdrop to the film "Mean Streets," a mob movie which marked the first step in a long collaboration between two of the city's finest film-makers: director Martin Scorsese and a young actor named Bobby.
It has become almost meaningless to talk of "the year" in American film. The business is now more seasonal than the climate. No less than three of my top five choices were released within the last two weeks of December; such is the magnetic lock of the Oscar period.
What's the biggest difference between kissing Matt Damon and kissing Brad Pitt? "One's a friend and one's my love," says Angelina Jolie, who co-stars with Damon in the upcoming drama "The Good Shepherd."
Following the recent publication of "In the Line of Fire," the autobiography of President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, here's some advice on penning your own life story.
What goes around comes around. No filmmaker is more movie-savvy than Martin Scorsese, and he, in turn, has influenced a whole generation of directors around the world.
Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana Bozan, are the parents of a baby girl, Isabella, their first child, the actor's publicist said Monday.
Nothing kills all the extra sleep and relaxation you got on vacation like returning home to fill out a police report and meet with a claims adjuster.
Yes, Stephen Gaghan says, his movie "Syriana" is about oil and politics. But it's also about other things: global interconnectedness. Willful ignorance. Consumerism.
"Syriana" has a lot of big, important things to say about big, important things, and it says them with a sense of urgency.
To the casual moviegoer, the release date of a film is irrelevant. The radio, television and Internet advertisements warn us all a few weeks prior to release what's on the horizon and we plan our weekends accordingly. As a result, the frantic waltz of films around release dates is often lost on the populace. It's a war waged in trenches in Beverly Hills and Burbank, but not in the public eye.
It seems that Hollywood is finally getting the message.
Matt Damon is trained to kill with his bare hands.
Two days after a tribute concert was held for Bruce Springsteen, The Boss showed up to offer an authentic taste of his music.
Some films aren't meant to succeed. Whether too quirky for the mainstream, poorly marketed, or too cheaply made to warrant a major release, these films eventually dissolve away into the world of home video where they are either devoured by the throng of similar titles or revealed to be diamonds in the rough -- otherwise known as cult classics.
The war against reality officially began last month when ABC shelved Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's interactive TV show. Meanwhile, ratings for CBS's Survivor: Africa have slipped in the face of more...
Hey, Ben Affleck! What's your quick take on broadband?
What do Matt Damon and Alanis Morissette have in common with Chase Manhattan Bank? Dana Giachetto. The money manager to Gen-X icons has recently been tapped by Chase to co-manage a $100 million ven...
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