With an Oscar in his hand and ''True Detective'' wrapping on Sunday, we single out actor's finest hours -- see where ''Dallas Buyers Club'' and HBO show fit in
Director Jeff Nichols said he wrote Mud with McConaughey in mind after seeing Lone Star for the first time. Sheriff Buddy Deeds is a legend in Rio County, a man remembered for standing up for justice, and McConaughey looks and plays the part. But like The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, the truth might be a little more muddled.
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