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    Watch: A Teaser for HBO's 'True Detective' Offers a Glimpse of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as Louisiana Cops

    "True Detective," the limited series coming to HBO in 2014, is the kind of project that suggests it's a model for where high-end television is headed. It features two major stars -- Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, the latter making his debut as a TV lead -- and a film director, Cary Fukunag...

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    Watch: First Teaser For HBO's 'True Detective' Starring Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson

    Need more evidence that some of the most exciting storytelling is happening on television and not at your local multiplex? Look no further than HBO's "True Detective," which has just dropped its first teaser and already has us placing this series way up high on our most anticipated of whatever for 2...

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    Why 'Mud' Is the Best Southern Film in Years

    With grosses approaching $20 million and still going strong, the breakout box-office success of Jeff Nichols' "Mud" seems to have surprised many people. But reading The Wrap's report that the film "has played very strongly in the South" surprised me not at all, because "Mud" is the best Southern fil...

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    Will This Finally Be Matthew McConaughey's Oscar Year? 'The Dallas Buyer's Club' Nabs Awards Season Date

    Matthew McConaughey must be thinking, "What on Earth do I have to do?" The actor stormed back into critical and audience hearts last year by putting on his shirt, dropping the romcoms, and showing that he's damn fine actor by delivering a fantastic performance in Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike," a subtle and solid appearance in Richard Linklater's "Bernie," and a wonderfully hilarious and sleazy turn in William Friedkin's "Killer Joe." The former was even a massive box office success, that was also met with great reviews. The result? He was snubbed for a much deserved Oscar nomination. This year, he's again revelatory in Jeff Nichols' beauti...

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    Matthew McConaughey Credits Critics With Helping His Career

    Reading negative reviews of his work helped the actor figure out what roles to take.

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    A River of Dreams: Mud

    Writer-director Jeff Nichols fulfills the promise he showed in his previous film "Take Shelter" with a beguiling fable called "Mud."

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    Skinny Matthew McConaughey Talks New Approach to Roles: 'Mud,' 'Dallas Buyer's Club,' 'Magic Mike' [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

    When we sat down with Matthew McConaughey last November, he looked scarily thin. He'd lost 38 pounds to prep for passion project "The Dallas Buyer's Club," about a straight man fighting HIV who becomes a dealer in unapproved drugs to stave off AIDS. (The film just landed a distributor.) The actor wa...

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    Review: Deeply Felt, Thrilling 'Mud' Shows Director Jeff Nichols & Matthew McConaughey At The Top Of Their Games

    It all starts with a beautifully surreal image: a decrepit boat resting comfortably in the branches of a tree. The young boys who find it want to use it, make it their own. But on this particular river island in Arkansas, they are not alone. It's not long before they encounter Mud (Matthew McConaugh...

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    Focus Features Acquires Matthew McConaughey HIV Drama 'Dallas Buyers Club' For Fall Release

    Focus Features has acquired North/Latin American rights to the Matthew McConaughey-starring HIV drama "Dallas Buyers Club," directed by Jean-Marc Vallee ("The Young Victoria"). The film co-stars Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner. Focus plans to release the film domestically later this year.

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    Focus Features Acquires AIDS Drama 'Dallas Buyers Club' Starring Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner

    Focus Features has acquired domestic and Latin American rights to Jean-Marc Vallee's fact-based medical drama "Dallas Buyers Club," which stars Matthew McConaughey as HIV/AIDS patient Rob Woodroff in 1980s Texas. The film also features Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto.

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