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Stellar line-up: Matthew McConaughey plays an HIV-positive homophobe who has only a month to live and not much time to repent. (Above) Jared Leto plays Rayon, a feisty transgender ally. - PHOTO: SHAW

A non-FDA-approved high

Dallas Buyers Club is a gritty diatribe against selling out to HIV, writes GEOFFREY EU
Jan 24, 2014 6:00 AM

SOMETIMES, the road to dusty death is paved with second chances - and a way to atone for all the wrong turns you took in life. Dallas Buyers Club is the true story of how a foul-mouthed, beer-swilling, coke-snorting, whore-loving homophobe transforms crushing adversity into opportunity and hope