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Mud
7.3 out of 10

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Overall 8
7.7
Extras 5
5.0

Mud

Sound & Vision Magazine
16 July 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Mud

Slant Magazine
12 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Mud sees writer-director Jeff Nichols straining to straddle two disparate sets of genre requirements: those of the magical-realist backwoods fable and the soppy heartland melodrama.
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0

Mud

BluRay Authority
17 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Praise must be given to actor Matthew McConaughey. He has begun to take on more challenging roles. This is a welcome change from the more disposable romantic comedies he starred in over the past several years.
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Overall 8
8.0

Mud

High-Def Digest
12 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Jeff Nichols' 2011 film 'Take Shelter' may have been snubbed by the Academy, but there's no way that they can dismiss his new film 'Mud.' In every aspect of filmmaking – writing, directing, acting, screenplay, music, cinematography, and so on – it's superb, nearly flawless.
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Overall 10
9.5
Actors overall 10
9.8
Audio 10
9.5
Extras 8
8.0

Mud (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
12 August 2013
Overall 7
7.0

Mud Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
27 June 2013
  • Summary: Jeff Nichols' third film is yet another gem. It is time for everyone to pay attention.
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Overall 8
8.0
Content 8
8.0

Mud

DVD Talk
14 May 2013
  • Excerpt: The following conversation happened before I went to sleep last night: My wife: "Don't dream about Matthew McConaughey while you sleep." Me: "Why would I?" My wife: "I don't know, I just feel like everyone dreams about Matthew McConaughey when they sleep.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mud

Cinema Blend
26 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Writer-director Jeff Nichols has made a name for himself crafting complex character-driven dramas like Shotgun Stories and Take Shelter that feature smoldering performances from Michael Shannon.
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Overall 7
7.3

Mud

AV Club
25 April 2013
  • Excerpt: “His name is mud” isn’t a likely expression for a film to make literal, but writer-director Jeff Nichols—whose previous film, Take Shelter, repeatedly featured the protagonist and his family taking shelter—doesn’t shy away from bluntness or directness.
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Review: ‘Mud’

Variety
26 May 2012
  • Summary: Confidently expanding his inquiry into the essence of American masculinity, Nichols' latest pressure-cooker pastoral conjures a wily figure of endangered Southern chivalry whose name is … you guessed it.
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