Matthew McConaughey

The award-winning actor talks with Steven Kurutz

Watch a rare and intimate conversation with Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey and New York Times Styles reporter Steven Kurutz.

The duo discussed McConaughey’s upcoming film “White Boy Rick,” a true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison. Hear McConaughey discuss his creative process, method for unearthing the dichotomy of the film’s characters, and why he was drawn to a story about moral ambiguity, the anguish of fatherhood, and poverty during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic.

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