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Matthew McConaughey to receive Desert Palm prize at Palm Springs Fest
Matthew McConaughey to receive Desert Palm prize at Palm Springs Fest

The revival of Matthew McConaughey's career continues apace with the announcement he will be receiving the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film festival. The awards gala will be Jan. 4, during the festival running Jan. 3-14, 2014. McConaughey is receiving rave reviews for his performance as Ron Woodroof in "Dallas Buyers Club," a real-life saga of a hard-living electrician and small-time rodeo rider who is diagnosed with HIV in the mid-'80s. Given only a month to live, Woodroof pursued alternative treatments and survived for seven years. PHOTOS: Movie Sneaks 2013 McConaughey has performed a remarkable turnaround the last...

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