Articles tagged matthew mcconaughey

The Science Overshadows the Story in ‘Interstellar’

Interstellar is a movie full of Big Ideas that end up overshadowing the human element, particularly during the poorly plotted first act.

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Matthew McConaughey’s Return to Excellent Work with ‘Mud’

It's hard to imagine many other A-list stars pulling off such a regionally specific role, and it doesn't seem like an accident that Matthew McCoanughey's return to excellent work has engaged with his Southern roots.

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Cannes 2012: Day 11 & 12 - ‘Mud’ + ‘Beyond the Hills’ + The Best of the Fest

Cannes finishes with up-and-comer Jeff Nichols' Mud and Romanian Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills and we rank the best of Cannes 2012.

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‘Ghosts’ is Passable RomCom Fare

Remember when Matthew McConaughey was the next big thing? Around the release of A Time to Kill, when he was the “it” actor bound for

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past submits that Connor deserves to be saved by Jenny. But it never shows how or why she should bother with him.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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AUSTIN. Texas - Let the record show that Matthew McConaughey was wearing a shirt. McConaughey was in Austin last week talking up “Surfer, Dude,” a

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8 Feb 2008 // 1:55 AM

Fool’s Gold

In fact, Fool's Gold is pretty much bereft of bright spots.

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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22 Dec 2006 // 3:20 AM

We Are Marshall (2006)

The film manages a complex range of feelings with a series of hackneyed characters, plot turns, and montages. Lots of montages.

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Dazed and Confused: Criterion Collection (1993)

Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.

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14 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Two for the Money (2005)

The boys also share a certain erotic/athletic appreciation of Brandon's body.

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31 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sahara (2005)

Then they get to the Dirk part, that is, their much-considered intentions for their hero, their plans to create the 'dynamic of Dirk'.

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8 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sahara (2005)

No surprise, all these plots -- whether engineered by villains or heroes -- rehearse imperial fantasies at the expense of African tribespeople.

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

She's so cute, he's so cute, everyone's so cute.

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12 Jul 2002 // 1:00 AM

Reign of Fire (2002)

There's probably something to be said here about guys and competition and pointy weapons.

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11 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

Frailty (2002)

Moody, perverse, and full to busting with metaphorical cautions.

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The Wedding Planner (2001)

The Wedding Planner's many compromises between eras, between genres, between color palettes -- never really take you anywhere, except, perhaps, a place where everything has turned kind of beige.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

U-571 (2000)

A Nazi U-boat commander, peering through a periscope, locks a merchant ship in his sights. After giving the order to fire, he studies the ship's flaming wreckage and proclaims that the crew has succeeded in breaking her back.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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