Tom O’Neil Switches Prediction to DiCaprio for Wolf over McConoughey

In one corner, mighty Paramount’s $100 million movie with one of the world’s biggest stars and one of the most exciting films of the year.  In the other corner, the tiny Dallas Buyers Club which got made on a wing and a prayer, so lacking in funds they couldn’t...
Posted On 12 Feb 2014

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Name 12 Years a Slave, McConaughey, Blanchett

GALECA/DORIAN AWARDS 2013 — WINNERS (in bold) Film of the Year American Hustle (Sony) Blue is the Warmest Color (Sundance Selects) Dallas Buyers Club (Focus) Gravity (WB) Her (WB) Laurence Anyways (Breaking Glass) 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight) Film Performance of the Year...
Posted On 21 Jan 2014

SAG Awards: Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong’o, American Hustle

MOTION PICTURE Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club Best Ensemble Cast: American Hustle LIFETIME...
Posted On 18 Jan 2014

Critics Choice Awards: 12 Years a Slave, Alfonso Cuaron, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett

We’ll leave the nominees listed in this post as a reminder of who the BFCA passed over in favor of the winners (noted in * bold). BEST PICTURE American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks * 12 Years a Slave...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Humanity Forgotten: Dallas Buyers Club

We are brought up in America to trust voices of authority, especially if they’re wearing a doctor’s coat and have big important government agencies like the FDA behind them. We are taught to trust the medical industry because of course they have our best interests at heart. Our...
Posted On 10 Sep 2013

Matthew McConaughey to edge close to Oscar with Dallas Buyers Club

When you look at the Best Actor race now it’s hard not to zero in on Matthew McConaughey, one of the hardest working actors in town (works hard, plays hard) and his upcoming physical transformation in Dallas Buyers Club.  Just from the pictures of the actor, who also turned...
Posted On 16 Aug 2013

For Your Consideration: Greta Gerwig and Matthew McConaughey

The summer movie season heats up with two great performances in two very solid indies. Greta Gerwig in ‘Frances Ha’ and Matthew McConaughey in “Mud’. Finally, something to cheer about in a summer movie season lacking in ambitious thought. In Noah...

Mud Opens Today — High Praise from LA, NY and Wall St. Journal

The two things that ought to be remembered come Oscar time are probably the standout writing of Jeff Nichols as an American original, and the performance of Matthew McConaughey. The New York Times’ AO Scott makes it a “Critic’s Pick,” writing: The central...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013

Focus Features Picks up Dallas Buyers Club

The year of the McConaughey continues with this news that: Dallas Buyers Club, currently in post-production, has been acquired by Focus Features for domestic theatrical release in the second half of 2013. The company has also acquired Latin American rights to the feature. Focus...
Posted On 23 Apr 2013
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