by Ijeoma Oluo Watch the magical negroes heal Matthew McConaughey from his wounds that he received while badassing his way into exile. Enjoy this film White People, and yes, you are white because this movie was definitely made for you and I'm not sure why anybody nonwhite would want to watch it. Show More Summary
"Free State of Jones" releases exclusive faith scenes featuring Matthew McConaughey as Newt Knight, and the actor says his character's moral code was rooted in the Bible.
"You can not own a child of God," proclaims a slave named Moses (Mahershala Ali, HBO's Treme). "We don't got no country on either side. We're our own Country," says Confederate Army deserter Newton "Newt" Knight (Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyer's Club). Show More Summary
In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight (Matthew McConaughey) serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Show More Summary
It is easy to see why Matthew McConaughey might have been attracted to the new Civil War drama, Free State Of Jones, because if ever there was a role that fits this actor like a glove it has to be Newt Knight, the Mississippi farmerShow More Summary
Would Matthew McConaughey Consider Returning To TRUE DETECTIVE?? ‘Yeah, I Would,’ Says The Actor!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Few will tell you Colin Ferrell’s second season of “True Detective” was as good as the...Show More Summary
When I first saw the trailer for Free State of Jones, the Civil War film about Mississippian Newt Knight and the band of deserters he led against the Confederacy, I had my misgivings. We’ve got Matthew McConaughey as a good Confederate now? I thought. Show More Summary
Mr. McConaughey plays Newton Knight, the Mississippi farmer who led a dissident Confederate group in the Civil War, and a political coalition after.
Fans of True Detective were begging for the memory of Matthew McConaughey, especially after the first few episodes of the rebooted season 2. While Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, Vince Vaughn, and co tried their best, the second season of True Detective really failed to capture the magic that fans loved between former cast mates Woody... Show More Summary
"I miss Rust Cohle, man"
Matthew McConaughey is many things: He's an actor of some repute, a man with a debilitating allergy to shirts, and a father of three children — Levi, Livingston, and Vida, all who were named after random words McConaughey read from bumper stickers on Durangos riding down this little highway we ... More »
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On the June 22 episode of The Rich Eisen Show, Eisen talked to guest Matthew McConaughey about his experience playing Detective Rustin Spencer "Rust" Cohle on HBO's True Detective. Rich Eisen is apparently a big fan of the first season of Nic Pizzolatto's ?crime drama, and so is McConaughey. Show More Summary
“I miss Rust Cohle, man. I miss watching him on Sunday nights."
Matthew McConaughey misses "True Detective" almost as much as Season 2 of the HBO series missed a coherent narrative. Right Vince Vaughn's wrongs, won't you McConaughey? The actor, whose turn as homicide detective Rustin "Rust" Cohle...Show More Summary
The future for "True Detective" just got a bit brighter. Despite a universally panned second season and reports that a third season of the HBO crime anthology series isn't looking too good, one of its most beloved stars said he would...Show More Summary
In the Civil War drama "Free State of Jones," Mahershala Ali plays escaped slave Moses, who finds an ally in white farmer Newt Knight (Matthew McConaughey), who also has no love for the Confederacy. When we first meet Moses, he's hiding...Show More Summary
Exclusive interviews with Mahershala Ali, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Matthew McConaughey The post Gary Ross, Matthew McConaughey and the Free State of Jones Cast appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
In so many Civil War-era photographs, a bone-weariness of spirit, coupled with a kind of faraway intensity, lurks in the soldiers' eyes. Plenty of actors can fake that sort of thing, but Matthew McConaughey really does have it. He looks right and convincing in a period drama such as "Free State...
Last month, HBO drew a collective sigh of relief when it announced that a third season of True Detective was highly unlikely. The pay-cable network probably realized that following that bleak second act would prove to be a fruitless endeavor. Show More Summary