We'd Like to Help the Academy is our Oscar column highlighting the outliers that should be nominated (but probably won't be).
For a long time I thought of Matthew McConaughey as an actor whom I liked more than he deserved. He built some good faith with Dazed and Confused and other early roles, yes ... More >>
In Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused, Matthew McConaughey's character, David Wooderson, is an aging post-grad who still hangs with the high school kids. He likes girls, reefer and football, though not necessarily in that order. A Texan and a football flick veteran, the real McConaughey isn't ... More >>
Jack Black: walking gay caricature?
Ah, LAFF opening night. More or less settled in to its LA Live homebase in its second year there (I mean, I was able to pick up my pass, get into the screening and transition to the afterparty completely painlessly, which is some kind of victory), our city' ... More >>