A Life of Commas
During a two-year break, Mc Conaughey refused “Saturday” roles until offers stopped altogether. But later, he suddenly became a god idea again. Well-known directors wanted him in surprising character roles (Bernie) and darker stories (Mud).
McConaughey’s Academy Award-winning 2013 role in Dallas Buyer’s Club has come to define his career. He dropped over 40 pounds to play the role of a desperate man with AIDS. That effort and a fierce performance made him the most recent Best Actor Oscar winner. But as McConaughey says, the Oscar isn’t the end. “It’s a wonderful moment in my career that is in the middle of its approach.”
fierce：極度的（= very difficult）
Mc Conaughey’s show True Detective crashed HBO Go just one week after his Oscar win. And by all indications, the actor’s biggest hit yet will come this month. In Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, he plays a space traveler and Earth’s hero. “All the things you thought were periods, they turn out to be commas,” he says. And when you’ve got a comma, you just keep living.
HBO Go：HBO Go網路服務
all the … you thought were … they turn out to be …（所有你之前對…的想法，之後會發現…）
we’ve come full circle!：返回原始狀態
AIDS：（= Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome）