Dallas Buyers Club
A movie based on the true story of a Dallas man who was diagnosed with AIDS in the 80s and given just 30 days to live.
Expectations going in:
Scared. Why scared? Matthew McConaughey lost a lot of weight for this role and I didn’t know if I could watch him for 2 hours as just skin and bones. The pictures alone made me very uncomfortable.
Great story. Great acting. Go see it. Learn something.
Oh and MM’s weight was never an issue for me. It did not distract me in the way I thought it might.
It is all about Jared Leto
Jared Leto is everything in this movie. His character is going to break your heart. There were moments he didn’t speak and I still broke out into tears. I never in a million years thought Jordan Catalano from ‘My So Called Life’ could be (hopefully) an Oscar nominated actor! The 15 year old girl in me is screaming.
Fact: Jennifer Garner never ages.
Seriously…it is amazing. That girl has had 3 kids and will forever look like a 34 year old. What are her secrets?
Would I see it with my mom:
Oh yes. My mother worked in fashion in Dallas in the 80s. I can’t wait to hear what she knew about the ‘buyers clubs.’
Good date movie?
I think the movie is a little heavy and sad for first, second, or third dates. Fourth date? Go for it.
It is set in Texas and stars Matthew McConaughey. You were already going to see it…now you just know it is good!