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Trailer for McConaughey’s ‘Free State’

11:47 am Jan. 11, 2016

Matthew McConaughey’s new movie is called “Free State of Jones,” and it deals with a group of poor folks in the South who band together during the Civil War to resist the Confederacy.

Based on a true story, the movie is scheduled for release this summer. And the trailer makes it look like a winner.

Gary Ross writes and directs the film, which also stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Keri Russell. Ross previously

Jimmy Kimmel (and friend) lend a hand to Vulcan Video

9:45 am Mar. 17, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel just can’t get enough of our fair city, even going so far as to set up an impromptu ad agency for one of Austin’s most treasured landmark stores.

As the show explains, “Before our trip to Austin, Jimmy posted a tweet asking for any local business that might want him to help them produce a TV commercial. He decided on beloved local video store Vulcan Video and