Matt Damon

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The Last Duel review – swordplay without subtlety
Ridley Scott gets bogged down in medieval mud and murk as he attempts to tell a rape-revenge story starring Jodie Comer, Matt Damon and Adam Driver

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

17, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Last Duel review – storytelling with gusto in Ridley Scott’s medieval epic
Jodie Comer comes up against odious men played by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver in a reverse rape-revenge parable set in 14th-century France

Peter Bradshaw

14, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Last Duel review – Affleck, Damon and Driver deliver damp mullets in the fog
An all-star cast and some showstoppingly horrible hair can’t save Ridley Scott’s medieval epic

Jonathan Romney in Venice

10, Sep, 2021 @7:30 PM

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon: The Last Duel is a feminist movie
Reuniting as writers for the first time since Good Will Hunting, the actor-producers say that the medieval-set saga has clear contemporary relevance

Andrew Pulver

10, Sep, 2021 @4:21 PM

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West Side Story, a Sopranos prequel and Bond: the best films to see in autumn 2021
Spielberg revamps Bernstein, young Tony is lured by the mob, Phyllida Lloyd tackles spousal abuse, Top Gun returns – and Daniel Craig calls time on 007 with bangs galore

Peter Bradshaw

24, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Stillwater review – thoughtful Matt Damon vehicle hiding inside an action thriller
Matt Damon stars as a man trying to extricate his daughter from the French penal system, with help from Call My Agent!’s Camille Cottin

Simran Hans

07, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Matt Damon denies using homophobic slur ‘in personal life’
Actor issues statement to Variety amid outrage over interview in which he says he recently ‘retired the f-slur’

Richard Luscombe

03, Aug, 2021 @1:35 AM

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Amanda Knox says Matt Damon film Stillwater ‘rips off’ and distorts her story
Writer-director Tom McCarthy’s movie ‘inspired’ by 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher reinforces conspiracy theories about the case, says Knox

Andrew Pulver

30, Jul, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Stillwater review – fictionalised Amanda Knox drama is so bad it’s bad
Matt Damon is woefully miscast as a rash, violent loser in Tom McCarthy’s calamitous reworking of the notorious murder case

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jul, 2021 @9:39 AM

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Hear me out: why Titan AE isn’t a bad movie
Continuing our series of writers standing up for loathed films is a defense of an unusual, risk-taking animation from 2000

Carlos Aguilar

28, Jun, 2021 @6:04 AM

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Tom Cruise spotted on location in North Yorkshire! Why am I so excited? | Emma Beddington
In these restricted times, reports of the global megastar filming on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway have been as thrilling as his Burj Khalifa stunt, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

27, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ireland swoons over Matt Damon's lockdown love affair with village
Hollywood actor goes native in Dalkey, touting his togs in a Supervalu bag and calling in to local radio

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

14, May, 2020 @3:41 PM

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