Matthew McConaughey, left, plays pro-Union Mississippi native Newton Knight in "Free State of Jones."
Matthew McConaughey, left, plays pro-Union Mississippi native Newton Knight in "Free State of Jones." Murray Close STX Entertainment
Matthew McConaughey, left, plays pro-Union Mississippi native Newton Knight in "Free State of Jones." Murray Close STX Entertainment

Movie review: McConaughey’s ‘Free State of Jones’ a gripping, frustrating Civil War drama

June 24, 2016 1:20 AM