Hired by Mark Hanna’s (Matthew McConauchey) Wall Street firm in 1987, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) takes his boss’ teachings — especially those concerning cocaine and casual sex — to heart only for the business to fail following Black Monday. Unemployed, Belfort takes a job in Long Island, this time dealing with penny stocks. He makes…
Blink and you’ll miss Matthew McConaughey…
I’m aware I’m a wolf.
Be warned: after witnessing this trailer you may have a brief but comprehensive psychological breakdown
Hailed as part of the continuing renaissance of Matthew McConaughey, Mud is an odd reflection on turbulent adolescence and the death of naivety. Mud leaves little room for interpretation and the story isn’t the most memorable, but it certainly deserves all the accolades plastered over the posters. Surprisingly nuanced performances, even from the younger cast members, a fantastical score, beautiful camera work and a boat in a tree lead to a great drama lacking the usual schmaltzy tosh.
Based on real life events, Richard Linklater’s black comedy Bernie has somehow only just made it to Britain despite premiering way back in 2011; we don’t even remember when 2011 was. Fresh and funny without getting complicated (we know how you hate complicated things) Bernie is well worth a watch – after all, how often do you get to see Matthew McConaughey with his shirt on?
Bringing sexy sci-fi back.