Tag Archives: Matt Damon

WEEK: August 5-11, 2013.

Sunday, August 11th – Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodi Foster, tops weekend box office with estimated US$30.5 million and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, starring Logan Lerman, ranks fourth with US$14.6 million. Sunday, August 11th – Cedar Cove 1×05 Suspicious Minds airs on the W network. Bob (Bruce Boxleitner) and Peggy [...]

WEEK: July 1-7, 2013

Sunday, July 7th – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum 2×09 Seconds airs on Showcase: Alec (Erik Knudsen)’s mother is shot by a bullet meant for Julian (Richard Harmon), who goes on the run. And a workhouse from the corporate-controlled future makes me want to join Liber8 if they weren’t just as ruthless in their methods. Sunday, July 7th [...]

TRAILER: New ELYSIUM Trailer Starring Bald & Buff Matt Damon

The Year 2154. Humanity is Divided. Between Two Worlds. We Live on Earth. The Privileged Live on Elysium. No Poverty. No War. No Sickness. Elysium’s new trailer with Matt Damon kicking ass is a great advertisement for the Grouse Grind up Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, where Damon honed his time to about 43 minutes [...]

WEEK: May 20-26, 2013

Sunday, May 26th – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series  Continuum 2×05 Second Opinion airs on Showcase. Kiera (Rachel Nichols) has emotional breakdown on her son’s birthday which messes with her CMR. As if that wasn’t enough. Kiera is the target of a department mole hunt. Friday, May 24th – Godzilla main unit films in Steveston’s Finn Slough dressed [...]

TRAILER: Neill Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM with Matt Damon Filmed in Vancouver & Mexico City

The year 2154. The privileged live on Elysium. No poverty. No war. No sickness. The rest of us live on Earth. An over-populated, ruined planet Earth where two-thirds of the movie is set. Crew filmed some of ruined planet Earth in one of the world’s largest garbage dumps on the outskirts of Mexico City. I [...]

WEEK: April 8-14, 2013

Sunday, April 14th – Once Upon a Time recap The Price of Magic airs, narrated by Alan Dale with help from showrunners Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz. Sunday, Arpil 14th – Bravo pilot  Rita  with Anna Gunn (Breaking Brad) and Josh Hamilton films at West Vancouver Community Centre. Saturday, Arpil 13th – First Weekend Club [...]

Upcoming Vancouver-Shot Movies BREAKING DAWN 2, ELYSIUM, MAN OF STEEL at Comic-Con 2012

In recent years, San Diego Comic-Con has become less about blockbuster movies and more about cult television series, many of which have been upgraded from the upstairs Ballroom 20 to Hall H, the annual geek fest’s marquee location. That’s where panels for Vancouver-filmed TV shows Supernatural and Fringe will be on Sunday, July 15th. Of course panels for [...]

What Neill Blomkamp’s Upcoming Sci-Fi Film ELYSIUM is About

So we have some scoop on what director Neill Blomkamp’s latest sci-fi project Elysium is about, after Collider.com got its hands on an advance sceening ticket which had a detailed plot synopsis. I’d worked out some of the story last summer during the film’s three-month shoot in Vancouver, which I wrote about in my YVRShoots series, but there is still a lot we don’t [...]

BIG READ: Matt Damon’s Spaceship Crashes on ELYSIUM – Updated

Published September 26, 2011 on Vancouver is Awesome Updated: April 12, 2013. Little is known about Vancouver writer and director Neill Blomkamp’s latest sci-fi project Elysium, which has been filming here for the past three months, except that it makes good use of our city’s visual effects expertise and stars a bald, buff Matt Damon [...]