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Why 'Mud' Is the Best Southern Film in Years – With grosses approaching $20 million and still going strong, the breakout box-office success of Jeff Nichols' "Mud" seems to have surprised many people. But reading The Wrap's report that the film "has played very strongly in the South" surprised me not at all, because "Mud" is the best Southern film I’ve seen in ages. 9 years 8 weeks ago via jackiechan

Roadside Attractions Picking Up Jeff Nichols' Cannes Favorite 'Mud' – Finally - hooray! This was one of my top favorite films coming out of the Cannes Film Festival earlier this summer (review), and I was expecting it to get picked up quickly, but it never did. Thompson on Hollywood is finally reporting that Roadside Attractions, with Lionsgate, are "in discussions" to acquire the US distribution rights to Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols' new film Mud, starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Michael Shannon, Jacob Lofland and Tye Sheridan from The Tree of Life. 9 years 51 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Cannes: "Mud" Is Delightful Tale About Love from Adolescent's Point of View

4:07 PM 5/30/2012 by popcorn
Matthew Mcconaughey in "Mud"
"Mud" by director Jeff Nichols is an enjoyable and pessimistic film about love masked in a revenge tale about a man running for his life.

Matthew McConaughey Clip Round-Up: THE PAPERBOY with John Cusack and Jeff Nichols’ MUD

The Paperboy – The prestigious Cannes Film Festival kicks off next week, and we’re starting to see some promotional materials from a few of the films that will premiere at the fest. We’ve already seen a stellar trailer for the prohibition-set crime drama Lawless and a fantastic clip from director Andrew Dominik’s (The Assassination of Jesse James) Killing Them Softly.

10 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Pic: Matthew McConaughey as Mud in Jeff Nichols' Film 'Mud' – Anyone else think he looks a little too expected for a character named Mud in a film titled Mud? That said, Jeff Nichols, who directed staff favorite Take Shelter this year as well, is a very talented filmmaker on the rise and I trust he knows what he's doing. Once set to star Chris Pine, the project is a drama centered on two teenage boys who encounter a fugitive (Mud, played by Matthew McConaughey) and pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi. 10 years 38 weeks ago via jackiechan

Michael Shannon joins Witherspoon, McConaughey in 'Mud' – Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson, Ray McKinnon, Joe Don Baker and Paul Sparks have joined Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey in coming-of-age drama "Mud", directed by Jeff Nichols ("Take Shelter"). 10 years 45 weeks ago via jackiechan

Jeff Nichols Lands Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon For 'Mud' – Take Shelter helmer Jeff Nichols has set Mud as his next film, and is in talks with Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Tree of Life's Tye Sheridan to star. Everest Entertainment is fully financing and Lisa Marie Falcons is producing alongside Sarah Green and FilmNation Entertainment's Aaron Ryder. Green was a producer of Nichols' festival favorite Take Shelter, which was acquired sight unseen by Sony Pictures Classics at Sundance. 11 years 6 days ago via brucelee
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