02:32 PM EDT 03/18/2014
Originally posted 03/10/2014 09:00AM
Matthew McConaughey has a question for Matthew McConaughey: "What can I get an experience out of?"
That's what the actor asked himself before signing on to star in Dallas Buyers Club, a role that would require him to lose 47 lbs. – and, ultimately, gain a Best Actor trophy.
But it's also the approach McConaughey applies to much of his life, including his first-ever Oscar nomination.
Originally posted 03/07/2014 11:35AM
Friday is probably the favorite day of the week for Camila and Matthew McConaughey's kids.
Originally posted 03/04/2014 08:00PM
Life for Matthew McConaughey these days is a whole lot better than just "all right" – and he knows it.
"I try to give a lot to my life and the people in it," the Best Actor Academy Award winner tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story, "and I know they sure give back. I have a lot to be thankful for."
After more than two decades in Hollywood, the actor, 44, is embracing his career "McConaissance" – an achievement he says wouldn’t be possible without the support of his wife, Camila, 31, and their kids Levi, 5½, Vida, 4, and 15-month-old Livingston.
Originally posted 03/04/2014 05:00PM
That didn't take long.
Originally posted 03/03/2014 09:00AM
Every year, the Oscars are watched by a whole lot of people.
Many of those people are not pop-culture experts. They have a lot of questions about the Oscars. Sometimes, they type these questions into Google.
According to the search engine's internal analytics, these were Sunday night's five most-searched Oscar questions. We've done you the pleasure of answering them. (You're welcome.)
Originally posted 03/03/2014 01:00AM
var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3283529241001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; Matthew McConaughey had much to celebrate Sunday night, winning the Oscar for Best Actor at the 2014 Academy Awards for his astounding turn as a man living with AIDS in the acclaimed drama Dallas Buyers Club.
Originally posted 03/02/2014 07:40PM
Sorry Lupita Nyong'o, Jared Leto has moved on to another Oscar nominee.
Originally posted 03/02/2014 07:30PM
When it comes to 2014's Best Picture nominees, each region has its own taste: New Jersey prefers Wolf of Wall Street, Dallas loves its Buyers Club and the Midwest can't get enough Captain Phillips.
That's the lesson from Facebook's map of trending Best Picture films. The social network's analytics team measured Facebook mentions of all nine Best Picture nominees during the week before the Oscars and found that five films stood out: 12 Years a Slave, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle.
Originally posted 03/01/2014 05:30PM
Jared Leto thanked everyone under the sun when he won the Independent Spirit award for best supporting actor on Saturday.
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