As far as Matthew McConaughey's concerned, filming Mud with Reese Witherspoon was like one long "nature vacation" for both their families. At the indie drama's premiere...
(28 days ago)
Mud opens this week, and there are plenty of reasons to get down and dirty with this awesome, Arkansas-set indie. Reese Witherspoon plays Juniper, the true love of fugitive Mud (Matthew...
(22 days ago)
The Jeff Nichols-directed film is among the late entries for the sophomore edition of Robert Redford's festival.
(2 months ago)
In Jeff Nichols’s third feature, two Arkansas boys discover a boat on an overgrown island in the Mississippi River, and also discover the leathery loner who inhabits it.
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River adventure movie Mud unleashes the spirit of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn. Director Jeff Nichols talks about how he brought his watery yarn to lifeThree films in, Jeff Nichols is where – presumably – he wants to be. Mud, the watery adventure yarn he wrote and directed, has just become a bona fide commercial hit in the US – landing 11th place in the charts and taking $2.2m...
(18 days ago)
Mud's story begins when two boys find Matthew McConaughey living in a boat suspended in a tree, which made us wonder: Just how often do boats and crazy situations go hand in hand? Turns out, quite often. Almost everyone at the Cinema Society screening for Mud last week had a ... More »
(21 days ago)
"Mud"HHH (out of four)Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual references, coarse language, thematic elements and smokingStarring Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Sarah Paulson, Ray McKinnon, Jacob Lofland, Michael Shannon, Reese Witherspoon, Joe Don ...
(15 days ago)
Mud is the place where the earth meets the water. In a rural stretch of Arkansas, a few folks live in wooden shacks along the Mississippi, as comfortable on the river as on land. One of these is 14-year-old Ellis (Tye Sheridan), whose parents (played by Ray McKinnon and Sarah Paulson) have slipped into disharmony as they might sink into quicksand. Next door is Tom...
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While on the run from authorities after being accused of murder, a captivating fugitive (Matthew McConaughey) is befriend by two young boys who help reunite him with the love of his life (Reese Witherspoon).
(27 days ago)
The third feature by the Arkansas-born director Jeff Nichols is called Mud and it’s his least muddy: Its storytelling is fluid, its emotion transparent. It has an easy pace that carries you along, like a raft on the Mississippi, where much of the film is set. In its first scene, ... More »
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