We seem to be spoilt for good films at the moment and today was no different. I have just seen Dallas Buyers Club, the David and Goliath story of one man's battle to get appropriate medical care for the early victims of HIV. This is a story that is worth telling and they told it very well.

Much has been made of the huge weight loss from both Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto which is impressive but not as impressive as the performances they put in. In fact all the performances are faultless but in the last year Matthew McConaughey has shown indisputably that he is one of the best actors of his generation. 

The camera work is generally great but the rodeo scenes were incredibly well shot and the metaphor of the bull ride is such a great statement on which to end the film.

This is an excellent story well told and beautifully filmed. If there is any justice then this film will raise the name of Ron Woodruff to the same heights as that of Karen Silkwood and Erin Brockovich.


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