Le Mans ’66

Director: James Mangold Starring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe, Josh Lucas, Tracy Letts, Noah Jupe, Remo Girone, Ray McKinnon Written by: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth and Jason Keller Running Time: 152 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th November 2019 AKA: Ford v Ferrari Films about motor racing have had mild success over…

Downsizing

Director: Alexander Payne Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgard, Ingjerd Egeberg, Udo Kier. Written by: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 24th January 2018 Downsizing, the latest film from director Alexander Payne, famed for the likes of About Schmidt, Sideways and Election, looks like…

The Great Wall

Director: Yimou Zhang Starring: Matt Damon, Tian Jang, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Pedro Pascal, Hanyu Zhang, Lu Han, Kenny Lin Witten by: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Tony Gilroy, (story) Max Brooks, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskowitz Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 17th February 2017 When acclaimed director Yimou Zhang is behind the…

Jason Bourne

Director: Paul Greengrass Starring: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Julia Stiles, Riz Ahmed Written by: Paul Greengrass, Christopher Rouse and (based on the characters created) Robert Ludlum Running Time: 123 mins Cert; 12A Release date: 27th July 2016 Bourne is back! Not the lacklustre replacement on from The Bourne Legacy but…

The Martian

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan Written by: Drew Goddard and (based on the novel) Andy Weir Running Time: 141 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th September 2015 After quite a few bum notes making epic dramas (and the least…

The Monuments Men

Director: George Clooney Starring: George Clooney,  Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville Written by: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, (based on the book) Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release Date: 14th February 2014 The Monuments Men has everything going for it:…

Elysium

Director: Neill Blomkamp Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, William Fichtner, Diego Luna Written by: Neill Blomkamp Running time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 21st August 2013 There was an air of expectation around Elysium. The follow-up film from writer/director Neill Blomkamp, who gave us the surprise hit District 9. So…

Behind The Candelabra

Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Debbie Reynolds, Scott Bakula, Dan Aykroyd Written by: Richard LeGravenese, (based on the book by) Scott Thorson and Alex Thorleifson Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th June 2013 Earlier this year, Steven Soderbergh announced that he was retiring from film making with…

The Bourne Legacy

Director: Tony Gilroy Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Albert Finney, Joan Allen, Scott Glenn Written by Dan Gilroy, (also story) Tony Gilroy and (inspired by the Bourne series) Robert Ludlum. Running Time: 135 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th August 2012 The Bourne movies changed the shape of action films. With it’s complex…