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Published: Friday December 14, 2012 06:00 AM EST

2012

"Some writer somewhere told me, 'It's a McConaissance.' I was like, that's fun. I don't know if that's a real word, but it is now."
– Matthew McConaughey, on his busy year in film, to the Huffington Post