22 Jan '14, 9am

Read about the stellar performance in Dallas Buyers Club (4 stars) by Matthew McConaughey – it opens tomorrow

Read about the stellar performance in Dallas Buyers Club (4 stars) by Matthew McConaughey – it opens tomorrow

It’s getting difficult (enjoyably so) to keep track of the many shades of guff Matthew McConaughey seems hell-bent on exploring these days. Conveniently – and a touch calculatingly – they’re all on display in the stirring Dallas Buyers Club , a one-stop shop of the actor’s newfound fluidity. He starts off desperate and rascally, hopping rodeo fences to escape gambling debts. It’s a bleak, sun-baked 1986 and his character Ron Woodroof, a bottom-scraping drug addict, is about to hear the death sentence of an HIV-positive diagnosis. Out of the man comes a volley of homophobic vitriol and then, tapping into the star’s inviolable gift for comic timing, there’s an unlikely trip to the public library, where some disheartening medical research provokes a scruffy explosion of rage against the shushers. After 20 minutes in, you’re not going to think of another lead who could pull of...

Full article: http://www.timeoutsingapore.com/film/database/drama/dalla...

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