Archive for Matt Damon

Top 7… Actors who have shaved their heads for a role

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on August 19, 2013 by Ross McG


This week sees the release of sci-fi flick Elysium, director Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to District 9, in which its star, Matt Damon, shaved his head to get into character. But how does his chrome dome compare to some others in the trade who got the number one razor out before him? Continue reading


Top Ten… Conference and meeting room scenes in movies

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on October 10, 2012 by Ross McG

Political conferences can be a bit boring. If only they were as exciting in real life as they can be in the movies. Prime minister David Cameron took to the stage today to make his speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, but did he draw inspiration from these terrific bits of cinema set in a conference or a boardroom meeting? And yes, we do realise how tenuously linked this list is to the Tory Party Conference. But we don’t care. Because we’re awesome. And so are these scenes. Continue reading

Who are the most memorable forgetful characters in the movies?

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , on August 23, 2012 by Ross McG

Total Recall is released here next week. Yes, we know that sentence sounds familiar. It was first written in 1990, when it was Arnie not Colinie (doesn’t really work, does it?) trying to the recalling. Like, totally. Chances are we won’t be recalling the remake in a few years’ time, but we definitely won’t forget about these amnesia-hit characters in a hurry. Continue reading

DVD RvReview: True Grit

Posted in REVIEWS with tags , , , , , , on June 16, 2011 by Ross McG

It’s the most successful Coen brothers movie in history yet it was totally ignored at the Oscars. What did Ross McG think of True Grit? Find out below… Continue reading

Top Ten… Roles Against Type

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , on November 18, 2009 by rossvross

zacefronMovie guru Gavin Burke from Phantom 105.2’s Cinerama show is back. This time he has his sights set on ten actors who gave audiences great performances – just not the performances they were expecting. Continue reading

Goodfellas v The Departed

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2009 by rossvross

borderscorAs far back as we can remember, we’ve always wanted to do a Martin Scorsese movie battle. Swearing, shouting, shooting and Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones – it’s all here. Read the mother****ing arguments and decide. Warning: this battle may contain some bad language. You think that intro’s funny? Funny how?! Continue reading