Dallas Buyers Club Reviews

September 15, 2019
Set in 1985 when most historians consider the height of the AIDS hysteria, and centers around Ron Woodroof, a real life homophobic bigoted cowboy that will unknowingly become an advocate against big pharma in its pursuit for a cure for AIDS.
August 29, 2019
The magic of McConaughey and Leto is that they can transcend the clichés and reach some truly emotional moments.
August 7, 2019
Matthew McConaughey turns in funny, moving and downright virtuosic performance in the real-life role of Ron Woodroof.
June 8, 2019
An emotionally staggering and wonderfully poignant story, with great direction and immaculate performances.
May 7, 2019
The gays, in this film, are titillating extras, as they so long have been, and not only are the courageous stories of many people co-opted for profit, but theft itself is valorised.
April 10, 2019
Despite the colorful performances of the leading men, the film stays grounded, never veering into melodrama or overt sentimentality.
February 1, 2019
A solid biopic that is elevated to another level thanks to strong work from McConaughey and Jared Leto.
November 12, 2018
Disturbing, poignant and brilliantly acted, the potent impact of Dallas Buyers Club certainly is a shocking triumph as both social commentary and absorbing entertainment.
October 21, 2018
Dallas Buyers Club frequently resorts to stereotypes or ill-fitting comedic moments that exposes just how weak it is when approaching the serious nature of HIV/AIDS.
October 12, 2018
[Dallas Buyers Club] is a warm and refreshing take on a horrible topic, yet never feels as hopeless as the disease it is covering thanks to the genius performances by its leads.
August 28, 2018
These are stories we should remember, even when imperfectly told.
May 21, 2018
It's a dated, often clumsy drama buoyed by two eminently fresh and graceful performances.
February 22, 2018
What is remarkable is how brilliantly McConaughey has unpacked the role, in spite of being handed such an unlikely ragbag of attributes.
February 17, 2018
It works as a buddy movie of sorts, as well as a story of one man heroically defying the system, but it's never as enlightened as it thinks it is.
February 4, 2018
It's a story of outcasts and mavericks who pursue an alternative approach to fighting AIDS outside of the oversight and restrictions of the FDA and the AMA, or at least that's how it presents itself.
January 2, 2018
Sometimes a character punches through the screen, beyond the film containing him. Matthew McConaughey's performance as an HIV-positive cowboy in Dallas Buyers Club is one of those moments.
November 15, 2017
Brilliant would be an understatement.
October 30, 2017
(Woodruff's) journey from bigotry to tolerance does feel a little formulaic, but the performances and the stark reminder of those extraordinary, frightening times make it worth catching.
September 6, 2017
Though Jean-Marc Valle's direction is sometimes indistinct, it does allow the actors to come off more inhibited in their performances and each scene is that much more authentic.
August 24, 2017
At the end of Dallas Buyers Club, you're more inspired to sit Matthew down and feed him a warm plate of trans fats than you are to take action about gay rights or HIV.