Matthew McConaughey’s career is one that ranges from the rom-com pond scum to unabashed Oscar bait, but he’s arguably still best known for his breakout role in 1993’s “Dazed and Confused.” This week, McConaughey’s original audition tape for the Richard Linklater film was unearthed and, no surprises, it would appear that the actor wandered into a room full of cameras and just acted like himself. More
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Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” comes out next month, and the hype has been palpable. When’s the last time we got to see a wisecracking space cowboy like Matthew McConaughey enter the deep recesses of the galaxy in order to save the world? The answer is 1987, when wisecracking space cowboy Bill Pullman did the same thing in Mel Brooks’ “Spaceballs,” which is why this remixed trailer by The Unusual Suspect works so well.
Matthew McConaughey’s bonafides as an inspiring speaker and diehard Texas Longhorns fan are beyond reproach. So instead of giving a heart-rousing speech to a football team he pretended to care about for a film role, McConaughey visited the Longhorns squad days after they had suffered a soul-crushing 41-7 loss to BYU in an effort to fire them up.
As Jimmy Fallon premieres on the “Tonight Show” tonight, here’s what to watch for across the board in this week’s late-night television. More