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How Weinstein And The Hollywood Machine Created ‘Good Guy’ Matt Damon

Shortly before “Good Will Hunting” hit theaters in December 1997, Matt Damon bought two duffel bags from Walmart. The movie’s buzz had escalated. Its benefactor, Harvey Weinstein, was plotting an awards campaign, and Damon was suddenly spending a lot of time in hotel rooms, with access to four-star room service and fitted suits. As almost any profile of Damon will tell you, ...

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