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  • In this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 photo, from left, actor Bob Balaban, director, screenwriter and actor, George Clooney, actor John Goodman,  actor Bill Murray, actress Cate Blanchett, actor Matt Damon and screenwriter Grant Heslov pose during a photocall for "The Monuments Men" at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. The World War II drama opens Friday, Feb 7, 2014. Based on a true story, the film is adapted from Robert Edsel's book, "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History." (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    'Monuments Men' parts inspired by real people

    The characters in the new George Clooney film "The Monuments Men" were inspired by real people who worked to save cultural treasures across Europe during World War II. Filmmakers fictionalized some of the characters, but the Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, founded by Robert Edsel, who wrote the book the movie is based on, matched some of the cast with the real people they were based on.


  • Globes leader 'American Hustle' gets Oscar boost

    The Golden Globes are typically Hollywood's bawdiest awards show - "a wonderful mess," said co-host Tina Fey of this year's bash. But in the end, after all the boozy banter - some of it bleeped for broadcast - the 1970s corruption tale "American Hustle" got a very serious push toward Oscar glory, picking up three major awards.


  • This image released by NBC shows hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler during the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)

    'Hustle' leads Globes as movie/TV awards provide lots of surprises

    Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's recurring gag.


  • Matt Damon in "Elysium"

    DEACE: 'Elysium' brings racial stereotyping to the silver screen

    Hollywood misses the self-parody


  • Illustration School Choice by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    EDITORIAL: Five cheers for choice

    For many liberals, "choice" begins and ends with abortion. This inconsistency is where advocates of education reform should challenge the defenders of the status quo, which nearly everyone agrees has failed miserably.


  • Actor Matt Damon arrives at the world premiere of "Elysium" in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Breaking: Stumbling Matt Damon vehicle 'Elysium' trails box office leader for second straight day

    In an entertainment market where Mother Jones subscribers flocked to ultra-violent action movies, “Elysium” would be a surefire hit. But here on planet Earth, Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi film — a transparently lefty and unashamedly bloody morality tale starring Matt Damon — is shaping up as an expensive, unmarketable misfire.


  • Matt Damon in a scene from "Elysium." (AP Photo/TriStar, Columbia Pictures - Sony, Kimberley French)

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'Elysium'

    Neill Blomkamp, the writer-director of “Elysium,” has insisted that his sophomore film — a sci-fi actioner starring Matt Damon set in a future world where the rich live in luxury on a beautiful space station while the working-class live in squalor on a dying Earth — isn’t a message movie.


  • ** FILE ** Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his wife Columba arrives for the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Jeb Bush blasts Matt Damon as hypocrite on public education

    Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, on Tuesday sent a blistering critique of Hollywood actor Matt Damon's decision to school his three children at a private facility, not public: You're such a hypocrite.


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    Matt Damon: Hollywood actor says Obama is being bullied, needs leeway

    Hollywood actor Matt Damon said President Obama is being bullied, and the American public should give him a little leeway — he's only trying to bolster his manhood.


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