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Gold

January 27, 2017

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Gold – Close to destroying his dad’s (Craig T. Nelson) mining company, Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey) has a dream about finding gold in Indonesia. He teams up with geologist Michael Acosta (Edgar Ramirez). Waking up after a two-week bout of malaria, Acosta tells Wells they’ve indeed found a gold mine. Wells uses all his money […]

Kubo and The Two Strings

August 21, 2016

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Kubo and The Two Strings – Kubo (Art Parkinson) plays his little guitar like Keith Urban and makes his origami paper characters come alive for his spellbound audiences. His mom (Charlize Theron) moves in and out of reality until she uses up all her strength to give Kubo a fighting chance against his evil aunts […]

Free State of Jones

June 26, 2016

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Free State of Jones – Gruesomely graphic beginning with blood and guts all over the place so you have no doubt this is about war; the Civil War that Newt Knight (Matthew McConaughey) calls a rich man’s war where the fighting is for cotton. Apparently if you owned 20 or more slaves, you didn’t have […]

Interstellar

November 8, 2014

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Interstellar – The Earth is overpopulated, dust storms are wreaking havoc and a food shortage is imminent. Former astronaut “Coop” (Matthew McConaughey) lives on his family’s farm with daughter Murphy (MacKenzie Fay, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn), son Tom (Timothee Chalamet, Casey Affleck), and dad (John Lithgow). Coop is selected to go into the galaxy in […]

The Wolf of Wall Street

December 26, 2013

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The Wolf of Wall Street – This could have been a great movie.  It starts out snappy, sharp, funny, irreverent in the first third.  Matthew McConaughey (Mark Hanna) has just the right amount of sleaze.  Leonardo DiCaprio (Jordan Belfort) is like a kid in a candy store when he finds out how to make millions […]

Dallas Buyers Club

November 23, 2013

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Dallas Buyers Club – It’s 1985, Rock Hudson recently died, and Ron Woodruff (Matthew McConaughey) is a hard-living, hard drinking, cocaine snorting Texan who has unprotected sex with any woman he can.  He can’t believe that he, a died-in-the-wool homophobic, is diagnosed with AIDS.  Neither can he believe his friends turn on him and start […]

Mud

April 27, 2013

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Mud – Two 14-year-old boys, Ellis and Neckbone, cross from the Arkansas river into the Mississippi, and onto a small island.  There they find a boat in a tree and a wild looking, superstitious man known as Mud who’s living in it.     Mud (Matthew McConaughey) tells them he killed a man who hurt the woman […]