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With Emmy nomination, Matthew McConaughey set to do the unthinkable
With Emmy nomination, Matthew McConaughey set to do the unthinkable

It was revealed today that actor Matthew McConaughey was nominated for Best Lead Actor in a Drama for his portrayal of Rust Cohle in True Detective. This sets him up to accomplish a feat so grand that we may never see it again.


Time for more celebrities reading mean tweets featuring Emma Stone and Julia Roberts
Time for more celebrities reading mean tweets featuring Emma Stone and Julia Roberts

Yes! It’s time for another round of Jimmy Kimmel’s wonderful ongoing skit featuring celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves. This time around we have Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Mindy Kaling, Ashton Kutcher, Emma Stone and Sofia Vergara among others calmly voicing the ire of those who hate them.

“Emma Stone looks like she smells like cat piss.”


VIDEO Brad Pitt, Matthew McConaughey do a little balcony beer tossing
VIDEO Brad Pitt, Matthew McConaughey do a little balcony beer tossing

By happenstance, Hollywood megastars Brad Pitt and Matthew McConaughey perhaps had my all-time favorite bro moment while hanging down in New Orleans over the weekend. Watch as Brad notices Matthew across the street, gets his attention and tosses him a can of beer across a busy street from balcony to balcony (MAN-SWOON).


PHOTOS True Detective: The Rust Cohle police files from his shooting in Texas
PHOTOS True Detective: The Rust Cohle police files from his shooting in Texas

Here is some last minute study material for those of you cramming for the True Detective finale — microfiche images of the police files on the Iron Crusaders drug bust gone bad back in 1993 that resulted in Rust Cohle being shot three times and pronounced dead! Also, the letter to Rust from the Attorney General of Texas after Rust shot a junkie injecting his infant daughter with meth to “purfiy” her.


More True Detective spoiler photos from behind the scenes
More True Detective spoiler photos from behind the scenes

True Detective only has two episodes left and many (like me apparently) have turned into watered-down versions of Rust Cohle as we maniacally scour the internet looking for any sort of clue as to what to expect over the last two hours. Keep reading for the fruits of our labors, which includes numerous behind-the-scenes photos which will give you a mind-blowing glimpse at what is sure to be a gruesomely mind-blowing final stretch! Just in case it isn’t obvious… SPOILER ALERT!


Throwback Thursday: 2014 Oscar edition!
Throwback Thursday: 2014 Oscar edition!

For Throwback Thursday we figured we’d honor all the Best Actor and Best Actress nominees for this year’s Oscars! Enjoy a stroll down photogenic memory lane with those the Academy deem to have been the best of the best in cinema over the last year.


True Detective spoilers – a theory on what’s really going on
True Detective spoilers – a theory on what’s really going on

I’m a HUGE fan of HBO’s new series True Detective starring Matthew McConoughey and Woody Harrelson as two distinctly different detectives investigating a bizarre occult-like murder in the cane fields of Louisiana. However, my fandom is strictly reserved to watching the episodes every week, and doesn’t extend to the obsessive True Detective detective work being done online by fans and critics attempting to decipher the seemingly infinite number of clues and Easter eggs hidden throughout the show. Well, at least it didn’t until yesterday morning. Keep reading for the revealing conclusion I reached after my 32-hour Rust Cohle-worthy marathon insomniacal investigation — just in time for episode 6!


The mastery of Matthew McConaughey as True Detective’s Rust Cohle
The mastery of Matthew McConaughey as True Detective’s Rust Cohle

As the hypnotic first season rolls on for HBO’s True Detective two things are becoming evident. Rust Cohle, both the older and younger version, is unforgettable and Matthew McConaughey’s portrayal of the detective solidifies his position as one of the finest actors of his generation.


Craig Borten’s 20-year mission to bring Dallas Buyers Club to screen
Craig Borten’s 20-year mission to bring Dallas Buyers Club to screen

More than 20 years after Craig Borten was inspired to documents Ron Woodroof’s story, the screenwriter managed to bring the film to theaters. He has now earned an Academy Award nomination, which he called an “incredible end” to his “epic journey.”


The real Ron Woodroof from The Dallas Buyer’s Club
The real Ron Woodroof from The Dallas Buyer’s Club

Matthew McConaughey looks so much like the real Ron Woodroof, his part in The Dallas Buyer’s Club (Limited release Nov. 1) that Mr. Woodroof’s family can’t bare to look at him. Who was the real Ron Woodroof, and what’s his legacy?


 

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