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The Lincoln Lawyer

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

March 18, 2011

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Brad Furman

Starring :

Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy, Josh Lucas, Michael Pena, Trace Adkins, Katherine Moennig, John Leguizamo, Bryan Cranston, Michaela Conlin, Shea Whigham, Frances Fisher

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

1 of 4

“..will be here and gone just as quickly..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
3 of 5

“..when the story doesn't get in the way..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..the intricate plotting that distinguished the book overwhelms the movie..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
Review rate : B

“..Plot leaps that are fun on paper look generic on screen..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4

“..loose ends plot-wise..”
by Connie Ogle [Miami Herald]
3 of 4

“..is stylish, suspenseful and thoroughly entertaining..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3.5 of 4

“..is smart, juicy entertainment..”
by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle]
3 of 4

“..is populated with a peerless supporting cast..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
“..is only "superior" though, not great..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
“..is both convoluted and completely predictable..”
by Mark Holcomb [Village Voice]
“..is a quintessential airport-novel kind of movie..”
by Andrew Barker [Variety]
Review rate : B

“..is a no-frills legal drama..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3 of 4

“..gritty..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
3 of 4

“..fast-paced and satisfying..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 4

“..a twisty, cleverly plotted thriller..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2 of 4

“..a poorly directed yet surprisingly watchable mystery..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]

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