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The "McConaissance" -- a word coined to describe the recent renaissance, if you will, of Matthew McConaughey's career -- has officially now steamrolled into Park City, Utah. The actor, who starred in four wildly different films last year ("Magic Mike," "The Paperboy," "Bernie" and "Killer Joe") is at the Sundance Film Festival with new film, "Mud," which has already garnered some serious buzz.

McConaughey and I met on the roof-deck of a Park City restaurant. When you first meet Matthew McConaughey, he is both cordial and charming. When he speaks to you, he leans in and looks you dead in the eye. McConaughey, with a tight haircut -- and looking healthy again after loosing a considerable amount of weight for his upcoming film, "Dallas Buyers Club" -- is not the type to offer bullshit. He's keenly self-aware of what you think of some of his romantic comedies and is »

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