The Lincoln Lawyer details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Marisa Tomei, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy, Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, Bryan Cranston, Michaela Conlin|
|Studio:||ENTERTAINMENT IN VIDEO|
|Collections:||July - Drama|
The Lincoln Lawyer
|Run time:||1 hour 44 minutes|
|Rental release:||25 Jul 2011|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Matthew McConaughey ticks the boxes in this fast paced thriller - as long as you don't mind a plot hole or two...
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3.5 stars or 4 stars ?? Let's go for a 4----it's classy enough.By roncoach (370 reviews) from suffolk , 24 Oct 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]It is so difficult for a film like this------competing in a market of so many similar types in the genre------to make a real 'mark', and for a viewer to remeber it in any detail within a few months of having seen it.
I so rarely give 4 *s to these films. But this one deserves 4*s because it WILL stay in the memory, it's better than the original novel I read a few years ago ( very unusual for film to beat book, especially when author does not write the screenplay ), the cast is just right, the direction is spot-on, the dialogue is a major contributory factor ( the great 'patter' that one associates with Bogey playing Phillip Marlowe in a film noir).
So let's give it 4 stars and recommend it as a courtroom drama/ thriller with that bit of extra ooomph that lifts it way above so many of its genre.
Highly recommended. I loved it from start to finish, when----especially as I'd read the book-------I was not expecting it to be so well adapted for the screen and to hold my interest throughout.
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Slick and entertaining movie, great soundtrackBy Sashadoo (22 reviews) , 10 Nov 2013I am a great fan of Michael Connelly's books so was keen to see what the movie rendition of 'The Lincoln Lawyer' would be like. I was pleasantly surprised. Matthew McConaughey played the part of Mickey Haller very well, considering the fact that physically he was not quite the way I have always visualised Haller in the books. The movie had a good, slick plot line, and well written screenplay and the only grouse was the fact that a couple of the characters seemed to mumble their lines a little so I had to keep rewinding to try to work out what they'd said. All in all, a very good and entertaining movie, with some nice twists and turns, and a great musical soundtrack too.
McConaughey leads the way.By customer (30 reviews) from London , 05 Oct 2013Matthew McConaughey stole the show for me. He is an amazing actor and sexy to boot. All credos to this excellent performer. Love the music and it is a very cool and stylish thriller too.
Star performance from Matthew McConaugheyBy a customer , 18 Sep 2013Great story line that kept me gripped throughout, I was pleasantly surprised. I think this is one of Matthew McConaughey's best performances. It's gritty, thrilling but also there's a fair share of humour. I realy enjoyed it.
good filmBy a customer , 29 Aug 2013I liked the movie, it was gripping, not original though, but good. Matthew McConaughey fits great in this role. It's a very enjoyable film overall
Totally ClicksBy Linziloo (8 reviews) from Glasgow , 05 Aug 2013I've watched lots of crime/thriller type films and this has genuinely got to be one of the best. There are parts that you can see coming but the casting is brilliant and everyone works so well together as a character and every person really adds something to the plot line. You get about half way through and everything clicks into place and it starts to get very very interesting, it had great twists, some obvious bits and a fantastic end. I would definitely watch it again and again....you get the picture.