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Terrence Malick's "To The Wonder" "makes 'Tree of Life' look like 'Transformers,' " Ben Affleck said in 2012, just a few weeks before the film was unveiled to audiences for the first time in Venice. Some viewers loved it, but not everyone was impressed. One thing we can probably all agree on, Affleck’s comments, while well-intentioned, were a bit ridiculous, even meaningless (especially given that he kind of backtracked and sort of suggested the “half-crazy” experience was a bit frustrating). Producers and billionaire scions Min Kao and Alex Walton, two of the key financiers, gave a few more details about Malick's latest film, "Knight of Cups," in an interview with THR. We know the movie is about excess in Hollywood, but Kao filled in a few more details. “Christian Bale plays Rick, who is a screenwriter and filmmaker living in California,” he said. “From the outside, it looks like he has everything. »
- Edward Davis
Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel took the respective top prizes for drama and comedy tonight at the 65th American Cinema Editors Awards. Oscar snubee The Lego Movie continued to rack up awards-season wins, scoring the trophy for Best Edited Animated Feature Film, while Citizenfour added the Ace Eddie to its winning streak for documentary feature.
The ceremony, hosted by 24 actress Mary Lynn Rajskub at the Beverly Hilton, saw Grand Budapest check in with the upset win over Birdman, which was edited to look like it was shot in a single take and came into the Ace Eddies with strong momentum, having won top honors at both the PGAs and the SAG Awards last weekend. The category had the usual five nominees, but this year’s dramatic feature field was notable for a tie that resulted in six nominees — only the second time the American Cinema Editors has had to »
- Ross A. Lincoln and Erik Pedersen
The 1990′s introduced the world to Quentin Tarantino, saw the creation of the Nc-17 rating, and began the slow call toward fully computer animated films. It began the slow (still slow) movement toward a more diverse industry, with the first African-American director earning an Oscar nomination (John Singleton for “Boyz in the Hood”). And the year after one of the greatest years in the history of film, 1995 came plodding along, trying to keep up. So, for the first definitive list of 2015, we are going to look back 20 years at a year that, at first glance, doesn’t look so hot. It’s ripe with flops, but it’s also full of debuts, trailblazing beginnings, and better films than it gets credit for. But, the caveat still stands: this is not a “best of” list. In fact, there are a lot of bad movies on this list. But, they are movies that made a cultural impact, »
- Joshua Gaul
Matt Damon did it.
Capping off a banner year of boneheaded NFL headlines this week was the so-called Deflategate, the mind-numbing “scandal” surrounding whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs in the Jan. 18 Afc Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts, which the Patriots won 45-7.
In response to the NFL’s search for a ball boy to hold accountable for the mishap, a cadre of Boston natives aired their confessions on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday, including Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris Evans, Jon Krasinski, Steven Tyler and Bill Simmons, all claiming, “I am the locker room guy.”
Hopefully, this will definitively end the media scrum, as Tom Brady clearly could not have done it; just look at those piercing baby blue eyes.
- Kevin Noonan
Who from the New England Patriots deflated the footballs during the Afc Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts? It's been the question on everyone's minds for over two weeks now and blame has been pointed in every direction, from coach Bill Belichick to star quarterback Tom Brady. But if there's one thing you should know about Pats fans it's that they stick together through fire and hell, and that trait is hilariously on display in Jimmy Kimmel's dynamite video spoof, "I Am the Locker Room Guy." Taking a page right out of Stanley Kubrick's "Spartacus," the video below features some of Boston's biggest stars, including Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and Chris Evans, among many others, standing up for their team and taking blame for what is now formally known as Deflategate. So is Belichick or Brady really to blame here? Not if these Bostonians are to be believed. »
- Zack Sharf
Sneak Peek a new teaser trailer, put together by an ambitious fan in support of director David Ayer's currently prepping feature adaptation of DC Comics' "Suicide Squad", plus take a look @ the latest tweet from Ayer, showcasing the specific comic book run he is basing the new film on:
The CW's "Arrow" TV episode "Suicide Squad", written by Keto Shimizu, Bryan Q. Miller and directed by Larry Teng, aired March 19, 2014, with team leader 'Amanda Waller' sending the squad on their first deadly mission.
- Michael Stevens
[Youtube "feuNeJewzDo" "auto"] Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and others turned on their best Boston accents on Jimmy Kimmel Live to throw support behind Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on Thursday in a new Super Bowl sketch, "I Am the Locker Room Guy." Technically, however, it was "Donald O'Donnell McDonald," "Ryan Salty Flannigan" and others who took turns confessing to deflating the footballs during the Afc Championship Game on Jan. 18. "I deflated those balls myself, all right? I did it. I'm the perpetrator. If you don't believe me, there's nothing I can say to change your mind. I'm turning myself in! »
- Jacqueline Andriakos, @jandriakos
Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Chris Evans weren’t the only Hollywood stars making a joke out of the NFL’s “Deflategate” scandal on Thursday — Jon Stewart mocked the media for comparing it to Watergate, or Benghazi with “Ballghazi.”
“I don’t know if those are the appropriate nicknames for something this serious,” the “Daily Show” host said. “I’m going to go with ‘the Ballocaust.'”
While Stewart clearly does not think the football controversy is worth all of the coverage the media is giving it, »
- Greg Gilman
The Super Bowl is going down on Sunday, but the "Deflate-Gate" scandal surrounding the New England Patriots is still the big topic of conversation.In case you missed it, Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick are under fire for allegedly deflating all of their game footballs in the Afc championship.Last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and John Krasinski, among other celebs, did their best sketchy Bostonian impressions to defend the honor of the famed quarterback and coach.The result is anything but deflating!Who do you think will win the Super Bowl? Sound off below!Want more Kimmel hilarity?!NBA Stars Read "Mean Tweets"Britney Spears Called "Tired Hag" on Kimmel's Mean TweetsClick Here to See George Clooney Get Called a "Lumpy Faced Bastard"Jessica Simpson Reads Mean Tweet About Her WeightDemi Lovato & Selena Gomez Read Mean Tweets About Their Voices Read more »
- tooFab Staff
Deflategate continues! On Thursday, some of Hollywood's hottest guys appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to do what no one has done before: take responsibility for the underinflated footballs the New England Patriots provided for the Afc Championship game with the Indianapolis Colts. The hilarious footage shows Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, and more familiar faces claiming to be "The Locker Room Guy" and explaining why the Patriots' Tom Brady had nothing to do with the scandal. Check out their wild stories in the video above, and then catch up on the latest viral videos. »
CNN’s Jake Tapper gave his take on “Deflategate” Thursday, asking Larry Willmore if he really thinks football pressure should be the main concern for NFL fans.
“People don’t want to know what’s going on behind-the-scenes,” Tapper said on “The Nightly Show.” “You think deflated balls are the worst thing going on in the NFL?” he continued, noting what players are injecting in their bodies and how they are treating their loved ones off the field are swept under the rug.
Tapper said »
- Jordan Chariton
In the conference room that launched 1 million entertainment careers, one huge decision was definitely addressed: the star's name. In Elton John's case, Reginald Kenneth Dwight was ditched for a much catchier Elton John, of course. Whoopi Goldberg trumped the actress's given name Caryn Elaine Johnson (no surprise there!). The stars we think we know everything about, like Miley Cyrus - who is no stranger to sharing the intimate cleavage selfie - are actually complete strangers to us, with sometimes very ordinary names. Cyrus was born Destiny Hope but legally changed her name to Miley (in honor of her nickname »
- Amy Jamieson, @mylomickey
Boston's most famous men have Tom Brady's back.
Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Steven Tyler, Chris Evans and John Krasinski teamed up to take the fall for the New England Patriots quarterback after his team was accused of deflating balls prior to their Afc Championship win.
Photos: Stars Who Love Sports!
While officials now think a locker room attendant may have been responsible for "Deflate Gate," in the Jimmy Kimmel Live sketch, all five Boston natives alleged that they were responsible for letting the air out of the footballs.
"When there's a high-profile crime, all of a sudden a bunch of people come forward and claim they did it, like when the Lindbergh baby was kidnapped, there was a group -- a bunch of people confessed. Same with the Black Dahlia murders," Kimmel said, introducing the segment.
Damon claims he committed the act to help his sick nephew's bronchitis. "So I go and I take a football »
Blame it on Ben... and Matt and John! New England Patriots fans including Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler, and John Krasinski (among many others) took responsibility for the ongoing Deflategate scandal, defending star quarterback Tom Brady on the Thursday, Jan. 29 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Super Bowl-bound Brady and Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick have been accused of deflating footballs prior to facing the Indianapolis Colts in the Afc Championship Game. Kimmel gave a status update on the situation, and provided his own [...] »
It looks like people are starting to come forward to take credit for the NFL “deflategate” scandal. Several oddly familiar faces cropped up on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in a video where they said they were the ones who deflated the footballs Tom Brady was using in the Afc Championship game.
See video: Deflategate ‘Is Insane,’ Says NFL Commentator Al Michaels on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
For one thing, »
- Jason Hughes
As a nation we've already spent far too much time thinking about air seeping out of a football, but please turn your attention to Deflate-Gate for just four more minutes. Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and John Krasinski, among other celebs, did their best sketchy Bostonian impressions to defend the honor of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick. The result is ... elating. »
- Sean Fitz-Gerald
If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.
"Scandal" is back (best news ever), and Kerry Washington stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to talk about her completely addictive show, and --more importantly -- her birthday. Find out why this TV star sends her parents a gift every year instead of getting them herself!
Jimmy also had a round-up of celebrities including Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler, and Eli Roth on the show to defend Tom Brady in the wake of Deflate Gate, and take full responsibility for what happened to those infamous balls. Welcome to #IamTheLockerRoomGuy.
- Mehera Bonner
Kenneth Lonergan is directing from his own script with shooting slated to begin in March in Massachusetts.
Matt Damon is producing through via the Pearl Street Films banner along with Kimberly Steward, who has come on board to produce and finance through her new production entity K Period Media, Chris Moore via his Cmp banner and Kevin Walsh through the B Story production company. K Period Media’s Lauren Beck and Josh Godfrey will Executive Produce.
Affleck will portray a man granted custody of his teenaged nephew after his older brother dies. Williams will portray his estranged ex-wife.
- Dave McNary
Jimmy Kimmel Live will shake up its regularly scheduled musical performances this February with a new series, "Mash Up Mondays," bringing together two artists for a special one-off gig.
"Mash Up Mondays" kicks off February 2nd with Weezer and Zz Top — or as host Jimmy Kimmel re-dubbed them in a press release, "Wee-z Top" — and continues February 9th with Haim and funk legends Morris Day and the Time (a.k.a. "Morris Day and the Haim"). On February 16th, rising soul star Aloe Blacc will take the stage with Nineties »
Recently, the Daily Beast got to chat up "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice" Aquaman star, Jason Momoa (left), and he talked about how much it means to him to be in the new flick, along with the new Justice League : Part 1 movie. It turns out the either the Batman vs Superman or Justice League movies could possibly be in IMAX or maybe both according to Jason's comments, which read like this: "It’s awesome as an actor to know what your future is going to be because I have children and I’ve busted my ass to put food on the table. It’s awesome knowing that I’m going to be in Justice League because my son is the biggest Batman fan and my daughter loves Wonder Woman. It’ll be cool for them to see me in something because they’re not going to be watching »
- Andre Braddox
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