Film Reviews

Frailty (2001)

Starring: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe Director: Bill Paxton Bill Paxton's recent and what felt like sudden death led to many discussions of his career. Perhaps most beloved as Private Hudson in Aliens (Game over, man, game over!) or as a hurricane hunter in Twister, he also had considerable talent as a director, if… Continue reading Frailty (2001)

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Film Reviews

Gold (2016)

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll Director: Stephen Gaghan Kenney Wells (McConaughey) is a man with ambition and determination. His father was a great business man who prospected gold, but he finds himself saddled with bills and no one who will work with him. That is, til he approaches Micheal Acosta… Continue reading Gold (2016)

Film Reviews

Kubo & The Two Strings (2016)

Starring: Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes Director: Travis Knight Kubo is a little boy with a great ability. His music can make origami come to life, a skill he uses to make enough money to care for his mother, whom he lives in a cave with above the village. His mother is catatonic during… Continue reading Kubo & The Two Strings (2016)

Film Reviews

Free State Of Jones (2016)

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Kerry Russell, Mahershala Ali Director: Gary Ross An interesting film, which Empire really didn't rate this month, and that I really loved. This film tells the tale of a man and a place that held out against the unfairness of oppression. It's a little complicated to put it into a… Continue reading Free State Of Jones (2016)

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105 Must See Films: Lone Star (1996)

Starring: Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Pena, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey Director: John Sayles If you look this film up online, you'll find that most people describe it as "multi-faceted" and that it will stay with you for days after watching. A body is uncovered in the desert. The sheriff, Sam (Cooper), suspects that it's his predecessor,… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Lone Star (1996)

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

In the mid eighties, a man who contracts HIV takes on the FDA when he creates a buyers club for medications that truly help sufferers. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto Director: Jean-Marc Valee  I've wanted to see this film for a long time, but I was hesitant to watch something sad. This is… Continue reading Dallas Buyers Club (2013)