“From the mind that brought you Spring Breakers” should really be all you need to know about the first trailer for The Beach Bum. The latest outsider odyssey from Harmony Korine stars Matthew McConaughey as the eponymous beach bum — a guy named Moondog whose entire wardrobe seemingly consists of clothing scavenged from the dumpsters of David Lee Roth and Guy Fieri, and who is, he says, a poet from another dimension.
HBO’s True Detective smashed time into a flat circle by its blockbuster first season, but did you know that creator Nic Pizzolatto originally intended the story as his next novel? Or that Matthew McConaughey’s Rustin Cohle only drinks eight beers over the course of the series? These are just some of the case files pulled from the twelfth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which investigates the occult drama of of HBO’s True Detective!
First of all, if you haven’t seen ‘Interstellar,’ well, this is your one and only warning that major spoilers lie ahead. We good? Let’s continue.
About three-fourths of the way through ‘Interstellar' -- a movie I mostly think is pretty good -- we finally meet a character that we’ve been hearing about for the entire movie, Dr. Mann.
HBO had long established that 'True Detective' would act as a stand-alone season in its first iteration, in that series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson would only anchor the first season, with subsequent years moving into new characters, stars and stories. McConaughey in particular's career has only gone up since 'True Detective,' but is the 'Interstellar' star now open to returning?