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Matthew McConaughey Leads A Confederate Rebellion In New Film

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey will be leading a rebellion against the Confederacy in next year’s The Free State of Jones. Written and directed by four time Oscar nominee… 235 more words


'The Free State Of Jones' (2016)

Matthew McConaughey experienced quite the career turnaround a couple of years ago. One relegated to mediocre rom-com purgatory, the actor shifted gears and began to choose his projects with a more critical eye, and it’s hard to argue with the results. 542 more words


Hollywood will try again soon

I can’t think of many Hollywood movies of the Civil War which have been either accurate or particularly meaningful. What historian Gary Gallagher called “the feminist anti-war movie” Cold Mountain may have been the worst of recent vintage. 158 more words