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Matthew McConaughey: heart-throb, movie star, Oscar winner,… governor of Texas?

It’d be crazy, of course, for a high-profile figure from the world of entertainment to suddenly and successfully transition into politics, and even crazier for them to reach the highest offices, wouldn’t it? No, actually, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 40 years. Entertainers have a better chance than anyone at […]

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What To Watch In Lockdown: True Detective

With its seedy characters, decadent setting and forlorn tone, True Detective season 1 bears all the marks of a neo-noir, Southern Gothic crime drama. But in the forgotten backwaters of rural Louisiana, darker forces are at play. The show follows detectives Rustin Cohle and Marty Hart, played by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, as they […]

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The Gentlemen

The Gentlemen marks a return to theme and largely to form for mockney movie auteur Guy Ritchie. Having recently produced the widely-panned King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and an underwhelming adaptation of Aladdin, Ritchie has now returned to the gangster comedy genre in which he made his name, a realm where he is evidently […]