THE RISE AND FALL AND RISE OF MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

I think, what with his Oscar win, it is time for me to reblog one of my earliest posts, even if it’s just to prove how right I was all along!

MOVIES & MUSIC CAFE

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I have to say, I’m a big fan of the above. Almost teetering on man crush territory. Or is it just talent-crush?

To many people he is Matthew Mahogany, just a rom-com dwelling piece of wood with good abs and an irritating drawl. Not to me. To me, he is one of the finest actors working in Hollywood today. But it could have been so different… (queue dreamlike flashback sequence if this was actually a movie).

It started so well for Matt. A bit of an iconic role in the legendary Dazed and Confused (1993) as David Wooderson, a guy who has already left high school but just can’t let go. He followed that up (we will skim over Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation!) with a quick fire double in 1996 of A Time To Kill and Lone Star. Both solidly good movies that carry 7+ ratings on IMDb…

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I like Movies and Music and most things popular culture.

One comment

  1. I was so happy when he won!!

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