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  • An interview with Matt and Gary White to promote World Water Day aired on ABC's This Week on Sunday. The interview was filmed last November.

  • Matt is currently on vacation in Montana.
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    From: cindiest Date: March 25th, 2014 11:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
    Montana! I envision him riding horse.
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: March 25th, 2014 11:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
    Just ski slopes, I think.
    From: cindiest Date: March 26th, 2014 04:51 am (UTC) (Link)
    From: (Anonymous) Date: March 26th, 2014 08:22 pm (UTC) (Link)


    I thought at first it might just be a weekend excursion, but they're obviously still there.
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: March 29th, 2014 01:45 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Montana

    And still there - a snowboard or ski at the Yellowstone Club.

    Photo special with kids:

    Edited at 2014-03-29 01:45 am (UTC)
    From: cindiest Date: March 29th, 2014 05:18 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Montana

    From: cindiest Date: March 29th, 2014 05:19 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Montana

    From: (Anonymous) Date: March 26th, 2014 07:02 pm (UTC) (Link)

    I found this by random. Never heard about that. Do you know this movie? Is it a new or an old one?

    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: March 26th, 2014 09:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
    Old, came out last year or the year before. A short documentary promoting teachers (the film component was called American Teacher).
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: March 26th, 2014 11:14 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Interstellar update from Nolan

    From: (Anonymous) Date: March 29th, 2014 11:29 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Hi Everyone

    Hope this finds you all well and you enjoyed your Africa holiday & the cricket Felicity (mattdamoncolumn. I enjoyed Monuments Men how it tells of how Hitler tried to take everything of the Jews lives, and how the art was mostly found and returned. Schindler's List was more about the Jews being murdered and saw a little bit about their possessions being taken as well, so Monuments Men gave me greater insight into how extreme Hitler was in wanting to totally wipe the Jews out from history. It made me wonder what other history we don't know about because of similar selfish greed confused as righteousness in religion and politics, and conquers of war in the past (for example with the Roman Conquest of Egypt before Christianity was said to be founded). It was also refreshing to see a woman (Claire Simone played by Cate Blanchett, inspired by Rose Valland) to be respected in her heroic part alongside the Monuments Men. As one example, Jewish(?) Rosalind Franklin did not receive recognition of her work on the structure of DNA - awarded to Francis Crick and James Watson. The movie also reminded me of the Australian Aboriginals still fighting for Sovereignty against the British - so I like how the movie teaches respect for different cultures even though the story was about what happened to the Jews. I really enjoyed the movie for the true story of the Monuments Men and as well as all the characters all very well played by the actors, especially Matt :) Kind regards, M..
    4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: March 31st, 2014 08:02 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Hi Everyone

    check out "Rape of Europa" which is a documentary narrated by Joan Allen about the WWII art of Europe and how the allies how to protect it. It's an excellent doc and the Monuments Men are of course mentioned.

    From: (Anonymous) Date: March 31st, 2014 08:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Hi Everyone

    Will do, thank you Gregory. M..
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: March 31st, 2014 09:50 am (UTC) (Link)

    More time with family

    From: cindiest Date: April 2nd, 2014 10:13 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: More time with family

    Thank you.
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: April 2nd, 2014 08:59 pm (UTC) (Link)


    The legal dramas for Margaret have finally been resolved, without actors being required to testify.

    From: cindiest Date: April 2nd, 2014 10:13 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Margaret

    Such a good movie, what a shame the way it all worked out. :(
    From: (Anonymous) Date: April 3rd, 2014 01:34 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Margaret

    Wow, what a mess one litigious person can make. A shame that Lonergan may never write another movie, just because he'd have to pay that jerk something.
    4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: April 3rd, 2014 02:38 am (UTC) (Link)

    Monuments Men - DVD & Blu Ray

    Monuments Men has a DVD / Blu Ray release date of May 20th!!
    The BlueRay+DVD+HD version is 2-Disc!
    From: (Anonymous) Date: April 3rd, 2014 08:14 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Monuments Men

    Speaking of Monuments Men, I see that the movie has now made just shy of $150 million globally. So, according to Grant's initial reckoning, I guess it's made a profit.


    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: April 4th, 2014 01:59 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Monuments Men

    Thanks Paula. Imagine how well it could have done if it was a better movie, with stronger reviews.

    Still so quiet. Will Matt agree to a new project this year?
    From: (Anonymous) Date: April 4th, 2014 10:22 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Monuments Men

    It wasn't a perfect film although personally I found it quite enjoyable. But it has been Clooney's biggest money making film as a director by quite a bit apparently, so that's something.

    Yes, it's almost eerily quiet. I wonder if Matt will be around the set much for the TV project. Then at least we'd hear something.

    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: April 5th, 2014 08:29 pm (UTC) (Link)

    More time with family

    Matt is on set for the TV pilot

    Cyrus Arnold ‏@Cyrus_Arnold
    Having the time of my life on CBS's "More Time With Family"!! Here with producer Matt Damon!!

    Alana Cowell ‏@AlanaCowell1 2h
    When you work as a supporting artiste on TV/FILM you never know what will be happening each day Loads of fun! met @MattDamon great guy #wow

    Edited at 2014-04-05 11:49 pm (UTC)
    4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: April 4th, 2014 05:04 am (UTC) (Link)

    Some Matt News!

    Well I have some great Matt news to report!!

    Matt's star and sidewalk area on the Hollywood Walk of Stars is currently under complete renovation. It's part of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's renovation of the entire walk over several years. I had been told many months ago, after I reported the deterioration of it this past summer, that it would undergo restoration in the new year. When I met Matt in January, I told him of this and he said he'd heard about it, thanked me and shook my hand. That renovation is well under way!!!


    Some of you may recall that over a year ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Pearl Street Films office (when I was working on the Warner Bros studio lot). I introduced myself and gave the office the movie poster for PROMISED LAND a month before the film opened stateside in Dec 2012. I noticed the walls were barren and thought giving them a poster for a film he co-wrote, starred in, and almost directed, would be a nice gesture. Months later, I was told the office moved to it's current digs in Santa Monica. A few weeks ago I was in touch with the assistant whom I gave the poster to, and she told me the poster I gave is now framed and hanging in Matt's office!! :D


    Edited at 2014-04-04 05:07 am (UTC)
    mattdamoncolumn From: mattdamoncolumn Date: April 4th, 2014 08:46 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Some Matt News!

    Yay Gregory! Thanks for the updates and good news!
    From: (Anonymous) Date: April 4th, 2014 10:27 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Some Matt News!

    Awesome Gregory.

    Yet again, he shoots, and he scores! I think you're about 4 for 4. You can play for my basketball team any day.

    From: (Anonymous) Date: April 4th, 2014 02:28 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Some Matt News!

    Wow! Terrific news, Greg, many kudos! Fortunately you are here to take care of Matt.
    4mattdamon From: 4mattdamon Date: April 5th, 2014 04:00 am (UTC) (Link)

    Re: Some Matt News!

    Lol, you're all awesome! So glad I found this blog. I may be his #1 fan in LA. Who am I kidding, I know I am :)
    From: (Anonymous) Date: January 6th, 2016 09:33 pm (UTC) (Link)

    Damon vacation

    Matt Damon owns a multi-multi million dollar home at the Yellowstone Club, an exclusive millionaires club adjacent to the Big Sky resort in the Gallatin canyon south of Bozeman, Montana. He spends a lot of time there. Private ski hill and golf course. Provides a secure location for people of fame and fortune.
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