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Thor premiere
  • Matt and Lucy attended the Thor: Ragnarok premiere in LA on Tuesday. Photos are at the Daily Mail (avoid the comments), Zimbio and People Stars (below). Matt also made an 'appearance' on Jimmy Kimmel with guest Chris Hemsworth and cast.

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    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 11th, 2017 06:19 am (UTC) (Link)

    Thor: Ragnarok premiere

    Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso "Thor: Ragnarok" World Premiere Red Carpet

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfFjYtD2fa0
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BaF4UUBBvaD/?tagged=mattdamon


    Edited at 2017-10-11 06:25 am (UTC)
    From: Abigail Davidson Date: October 11th, 2017 07:30 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Thor: Ragnarok premiere

    Lucy is just killing it on the red carpets lately.
    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 11th, 2017 03:39 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Ben

    Now Ben Affleck is accused of groping actress Hilarie Burton when she was a kid.
    Also there´s a nauseating video in youtube of Ben all over a reporter.
    I know he's Matt's good friend, but if this is true for the love of his daughters I hope Matt don´t make excuses for him or defend him.
    Enough is enough.


    S.
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 11th, 2017 05:38 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Ben

    He apologized to her and the people in the comments praise him . Lol.
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    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 11th, 2017 08:51 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Kimmel

    Just had a chance to watch the Matt appearance on Kimmel. So cute!
    Paula
    4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: October 12th, 2017 11:22 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Kimmel

    Hilarious stuff as usual!
    G
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: October 12th, 2017 05:05 am (UTC) (Link)

    Thor pic

    Elsa's pic with Lucy, Matt and family members:

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BaIq2zhnj6S/?taken-by=elsapatakyconfidential
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 12th, 2017 05:17 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Thor pic

    Chris ' parents are to the left of Elsa
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    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 12th, 2017 06:15 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Thor

    So is it safe to assume that his appearance at the premiere (all decked out in an actual suit) means that Matt IS in Thor? Have we seen that verified anywhere?

    If so it would explain why he's been working out so hard and why he's in such great shape.

    This movie is expected to open to huge numbers, upwards of $90 million.
    Paula
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: October 12th, 2017 08:44 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Thor

    It's a once-only small cameo in a particular scene (if it's true). I think it guarantees he has no further role in any Marvel movie, and wouldn't justify working out now.
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: October 12th, 2017 09:35 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Thor

    A pic from the after-party maybe? Matt, Chris and Kelly Slater!

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BaKZeYqnVu9/?taken-by=chloechapman

    Matt and Lucy at the premiere:

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BaJV-p3FYo6/?taken-by=styleandsociety

    Edited at 2017-10-12 09:37 pm (UTC)
    4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: October 12th, 2017 11:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Thor

    Random that Kelly Slater was in attendance at premiere after party. Matt's working out now would have been too late for when he filmed THOR (if indeed he did, fingers crossed he has a cameo, even if it means he'll never appear in another Marvel film). I recognize the window they're standing in front of at the after party. That's the Spare Room bowling alley/bar in the historic Roosevelt Hotel across the street from the Dolby Theater (where the premiere was).
    Gregory
    From: Abigail Davidson Date: October 13th, 2017 01:27 am (UTC) (Link)

    OT- Film Criticism Martin Scorcese

    I saw this and I agreed with what he said. I haven't seen Mother but his statements about Rotten Tomatoes and Cinemascore are spot on. IMO

    Filmmaker Martin Scorsese made the following comment on 'mother!'s Cinemascore:

    "Many seemed to take joy in the fact that mother! received an F grade from Cinemascore. This actually became a news story. [The movie] had been "slapped" with the "dreaded" Cinemascore F rating, a terrible distinction that it shares with pictures directed by Robert Altman, Jane Campion, William Friedkin and Steven Soderbergh. After I had a chance to see mother!, I was even more disturbed by this rush to judgment. People seemed to be out for blood, simply because the film couldn't be easily defined or interpreted or reduced to a two-word description. Is it a horror movie, or a dark comedy, or a biblical allegory, or a cautionary fable about moral and environmental devastation? Maybe a little of all of the above, but certainly not just any one of those neat categories."

    He also slammed Rotten Tomatoes.

    "Rotten Tomatoes [has] nothing to do with real film criticism. They rate a picture the way you'd rate a horse at the racetrack, a restaurant in a Zagat's guide, or a household appliance in Consumer Reports. They have everything to do with the movie business and absolutely nothing to do with either the creation or the intelligent viewing of film. The filmmaker is reduced to a content manufacturer and the viewer to an unadventurous consumer.

    "These firms and aggregators have set a tone that is hostile to serious filmmakers-even the actual name Rotten Tomatoes is insulting. And as film criticism written by passionately engaged people with actual knowledge of film history has gradually faded from the scene, it seems like there are more and more voices out there engaged in pure judgmentalism, people who seem to take pleasure in seeing films and filmmakers rejected, dismissed and in some cases ripped to shreds. Not unlike the increasingly desperate and bloodthirsty crowd near the end of Darren Aronofsky's mother!"

    Just something different after all the turmoil this week.

    Susie
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 13th, 2017 05:51 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: OT- Film Criticism Martin Scorcese

    I haven't seen Mother too, and about Rotten tomatoes completely agrees. Many people look at their rating before going to cinema. Downsizing has 65% now. There are no chances to participate in a prize season.
    From: bumengbumeng Date: October 13th, 2017 05:29 am (UTC) (Link)

    New Project

    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 14th, 2017 06:49 pm (UTC) (Link)

    RE: New Project

    Kind of a wild story. There could be a number of interesting parts for actors, depending upon how well written it is, of course. There are so many little stories inside this one article and a couple of them could be developed in interesting ways. Reminds me vaguely of The Untouchables.
    Paula
    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 14th, 2017 03:10 am (UTC) (Link)
    These critics are ridiculous. After the near universal raves downsizing got when it premiered in Venice then all of a sudden it's dropping rapidly after another festival or something.

    Is there something fishy going on here?

    Next years oscars will be the worst lowest viewed oscars ever. The oscars were already turning into a farce since it was getting so political about everything and now the fact that you have all these sexual harassment allegations with major Hollywood producers and actors caught in the mix directly or indirectly. It's going to be a very uncomfortable experience.

    Almost no one is safe even a scandal free guy like matt damon. If someone like him could get bad press with no scandals, then what's to say for other actors who are always in the press for the wrong reasons. I'll just be more amplified now.

    You have george fricking Clooney being accused of blacklisting an actress during the ER days and now he is being killed on twitter. This has just gone mental. By far hollywoods worst year in decades. Lowest box office in revenue and too many major scandals.
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 14th, 2017 08:15 am (UTC) (Link)
    My opinion remains the same-Matt has suffered more than any other actors. Few people read his interviews, and who read, they doesn't believe him. People's opinion is - he defended a sex offender. Other actors whose names have appeared in connection with this scandal( Affleck, Clooney, Momoa, Oliver Stone) is not as guilty as Matt in the eyes of these people. And it is very unfair and frustrating.

    Clooney quickly made his claim of his innocence. So it is necessary to do it and not wait for a few days, in the hope that it would stop.

    This video, what the man says at 2:08? I can't translate.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFpEk4e99L8
    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 14th, 2017 06:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
    I dunno why people are so stupid, specially about the part when Matt said "As a father of 4 daughters". He didn't said he felt bad because he has daughters now, he said he felt bad before and now he has 4 daughters he's more involved.
    From: fitzgerald17 Date: October 14th, 2017 06:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
    People attack him on everything, I'm not surprised anymore; they don't even try to understand.
    But this happens with every famous people, not just with Matt. It's one of the worst thing of social networks.
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    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 14th, 2017 06:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
    "For his critics, it wasn’t that Damon mentioned his kids. But because he denounced sexual violence and mentioned that he was a father in the same breath, it seemed to them he was denouncing sexual violence merely because he is a father."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/as-the-fathers-of-daughters-they-were-offended-by-harassment-but-what-did-that-really-mean/2017/10/13/c1991f70-aed7-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.e1ee8dc0d7b5

    Exactly... Because they are so stupid and blind to recognize the truth.
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 14th, 2017 09:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
    Why it is impossible to speak about it? Here it is possible to watch a photo only? This very hard time for all of us where to discuss it how not here?
    From: Abigail Davidson Date: October 14th, 2017 09:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
    I don't know at this point what good discussing it does. There was a story that went viral and has a life of its own. You can't unring a bell. His publicist did not respond to calls from the media the day that story broke. Too late to put out the fire.
    People enjoy a good "scandal". Thing is there are real victims in this Weinstein story and no one really has time for those who are taken down in the wake of this thing. Matt made his cute little appearance on Kimmel and a few folks laughed.
    You are better off avoiding twitter all together. There are no happy folks there.
    Times like this if a person has "enemies" there is a great delight in taking them down. Maybe this is the case here.
    I saw accusations made toward Oprah in the Daily Beast about supporting Weinstein. It is toxic right now.

    Susie

    Edited at 2017-10-14 09:43 pm (UTC)
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    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: October 15th, 2017 02:26 am (UTC) (Link)

    Venice

    Some good pics from Venice:

    https://www.instagram.com/nancycialdella/
    From: (Anonymous) Date: October 15th, 2017 09:41 pm (UTC) (Link)

    RE: Venice

    Love Alexia's dress.
    Paula
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    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: October 16th, 2017 05:41 am (UTC) (Link)

    Elsa

    Elsa Pataky's latest instagram instant video is of a trip to the pumpkin patch, including 'uncle' Matt, Lucy and kids with Luke Hemsworth and family.

    Edited at 2017-10-16 05:45 am (UTC)
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 16th, 2017 05:59 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Elsa

    In the first video there is Matt also

    Uncle Matt)
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BaTJXQcldb8/?tagged=mattdamon

    Edited at 2017-10-16 06:46 am (UTC)
    From: iri_na_00 Date: October 16th, 2017 12:12 pm (UTC) (Link)

    video

    On YouTube there is video "Matt Damon outside of Jimmy Kimmel Live in Hollywood". I don't give the reference because of copyright
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