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NASA and Matt Damon Told Us Why The Martian Is "a Love Letter to Science"

Right now, here’s how close we are to the events of Andy Weir’s novel The Martian actually happening: Not very. NASA believes we’re probably about 20 years away from putting an astronaut on Mars, but as the movie about a astronaut being stranded on Mars hits theaters, 20 years feels longer than it sounds. » 8/20/15 1:00pm 8/20/15 1:00pm

The Martian Astronauts Decompress After 10 Days in Pre-Trip Isolation

This fall, America is going to send a manned mission to Mars, and it’s not going to go well. But before all that, any astronauts slated to take this trip would obviously undergo lots of tests—one of which might be an extended period in isolation. And that’s the subject of the latest viral video for The Martian. » 8/04/15 9:40am 8/04/15 9:40am

Project Greenlight Is Back, But Only For Directors?

We loved Project Greenlight, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's reality TV show centered around discovering new movie-making talent and then greenlighting a project around their new finds—all the while, filming the many disasters that inevitably follow any film production. And now it's back, but with one disappointing twist. » 6/25/14 11:46am 6/25/14 11:46am

Matt Damon and Jodie Foster take you inside the worlds of Elysium

If you're as hungry for Elysium news as we are, you'll appreciate this short featurette which includes a bit of new footage, but also features director Neil Blomkamp explaining what inspired him to make the movie, Matt Damon discussing how terrible Earth is and Jodie Foster revealing a rather important detail about… » 7/12/13 7:00am 7/12/13 7:00am

Movie: The Movie 2V recreates The Avengers starring armless Bryan Cranston, Jessica Chastain and CG Matt Damon

Last year (after the Oscars) Jimmy Kimmel created a film that would sweep the Academy Awards starring black Hitler. A year later, Kimmel has pieced together a sequel to that amazing 9-minute trailer, "based on a tweet by Gary Busey and the best-selling board game Jenga." Behold the trailer for Movie: The Movie 2V » 2/25/13 6:40am 2/25/13 6:40am

First look at Sharlto Copley's mecha-man face in Neill Blomkamp's Elysium

Oh hell, Neill Blomkamp's Elysium looks cool. We can not wait to see District 9's Neill Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley teamed up one more time. Copley plays the demented henchmen named Kruger, left on Earth to police the garbage planet, while the rich dine in the classy space station called Elysium. » 12/24/12 11:42am 12/24/12 11:42am