Tag: Matt Damon

Film

Actor and activism

Actors inspire me in more ways than just through their talent. The most admirable actors, in my eyes, use their stardom to evoke change and contribute to brilliant causes, subsequently raising awareness through their mass following. The financial benefit of having celebrities on board with causes cannot be questioned, but the word of mouth that…

Film

Downsizing: a film of two halves

Downsizing, director Alexander Payne’s latest film, is an interesting beast in a strong body of work. Set in a near future, the narrative utilises the lofty concept of “downsizing”: the irreversible process of shrinking humans down to approximately five inches tall as means of combating overpopulation. Opening in a world where both normal and “downsized”…

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