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Mud movie review: mind, soul, McConaughey

Mud movie review: mind, soul, McConaughey

Luke Buckmaster July 1, 2013 3 Comments

The latest film in the critical redemption of Matthew McConaughey is a male weepie with a deeply affecting sense of grace and purpose.

McConnaisance: the critical redemption of Matthew McConaughey

McConnaisance: the critical redemption of Matthew McConaughey

Luke Buckmaster December 10, 2012 3 Comments

In 2012 the much-maligned Matthew McConaughey has achieved one of the most impressive career revivals in Hollywood history. How did he do it?

Lights, camera, smut: the year Hollywood got its rocks off

Lights, camera, smut: the year Hollywood got its rocks off

Luke Buckmaster November 27, 2012

It's hardly a secret that in the movie business, sex sells. But this year Hollywood got its pants off -- and took crazy kink to another level.

Magic Mike movie review: Soderbergh’s striptease

Magic Mike movie review: Soderbergh’s striptease

Luke Buckmaster July 26, 2012

Director Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike is apparently loosely based on the real-life raunch to riches story of its star, former male stripper and current Hollywood beefcake of the month Channing Tatum. Perhaps his back story as a himbo in the flesh trade goes some way in explaining his strange sounding name, though if you don’t […]

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past film review: Charles Dickens meets Matthew McConaughey in a slushy rom-com dud

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past film review: Charles Dickens meets Matthew McConaughey in a slushy rom-com dud

Luke Buckmaster May 13, 2009 4 Comments

It’s A Christmas Carol crossed with The Wedding Crashers crossed with lobotomised generic rom-com in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, director Mark Waters’s slushy love anthem that mingles Dickens’s famous morality fable with the ever-wooden Matthew Mahogany. Mahog, er, McConaughey stars as a promiscuous a-hole who Hates Love and woos ladies by reciting humdingers like “every […]