The McConaissance continues:
The Oscar-winning actor will be honored Oct. 21 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, during the Cinematheque's annual benefit gala. The award presentation will include in-person tributes from some of McConaughey's colleagues.
"Matthew McConaughey is the epitome of what a Hollywood star should be — an adventurous, joyous and ever-growing talent combined with matinee-idol looks and an unshakable sense of who he is and what he stands for," Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita said in a statement.
McConaughey, 44, has pulled off a dramatic career reinvention of late, winning an Academy Award (and just about every other acting honor) for his lead performance in the AIDS drama
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Previous Cinematheque honorees include Martin Scorsese,