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“nothing more enjoyable than the crashing failure of a hubristic chump.”

“nothing more enjoyable than the crashing failure of a hubristic chump.” Salon’s Carina Chocano looks at the first few episodes of Project Greenlight and decides that what really makes it interesting–besides Ben Affleck and Matt Damon “exhibiting the foresight and humor to embrace the purpose-defeating [winner Pete] Jones compromise with gallantry and equanimity–is the director/winner’s …

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Project Greenlight debuts Sunday.

Project Greenlight debuts Sunday. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s first (and now maybe only, since The Runner was pulled) reality TV show to hit the air debuts Sunday. Project Greenlight follows an independent filmmaker as he produces a film that will eventually be released by Miramax. The movie, called “Stolen Summer,” has already been selected …

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Damon: Project “Greenlight is a purer documentary” than other reality TV.

Damon: Project “Greenlight is a purer documentary” than other reality TV. “We weren’t introducing supermodels onto the set to try to tempt Pete,” says Matt Damon about the director of the movie that will be featured in HBO’s Project Greenlight, which debuts Sunday. USA TODAY chronicles the process that became the TV show.

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Project Greenlight movie selected.

Project Greenlight movie selected. A film called Stolen Summer will be produced and documented as part of Project Greenlight, the HBO series from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. They’ll executive produce Pete Jones’ film, which will be released by Miramax next year. Jones gets $1 million to make his film, which was selected from a …

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