If you’re a white, rich, male asshole, you can get away with anything.
Tag: Matthew McConaughey
Free State of Jones turns a Civil War legend into a plea for racial equality
In Gary Ross’s drama, a 19th-century deserter becomes a hero for today.
Why this season of True Detective is such a bummer
A lot of things are wrong with season two—but two things really stand out.
Matthew McConaughey goes nowhere fast in Interstellar
Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is long on idea but short on story.
Q-BBQ: Please make it stop
The Lakeview outpost of suburban minichain gets the same things wrong that they all do.
The light is winning (we think): A True Detective recap
We’ll miss you Rust and Marty.
True Detective is criminally great
HBO’s new series is not a typical crime show (not that you’d care if it were).
A party for Mayor 1%
A few hundred or so lefties get together to celebrate Kari Lydersen’s book and debate whether Chicago voters can save themselves from the mayor they elected.
LGBT, PFFA, and the rest of TWS*
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Getting by in four recent American comedies
Comparing Bernie, Magic Mike, Moonrise Kingdom, and Silver Linings Playbook in terms of style and themes
The foul brown water of your love
Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew McConaughey star in Lee Daniels’s The Paperboy
The Reader’s Agenda: Mon 9/3
What’s on the Agenda for Monday, September 3, 2012
Stripping Steven Soderbergh
Magic Mike reveals the real Steve Soderbergh
Now playing: Magic Mike and a new generation of “bad news”
A short review of the male stripper comedy directed, improbably, by Steven Soderbergh
The best little murderer in Texas
Jack Black stars in Richard Linklater’s Texas-set comedy Bernie