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Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jean-Marc Vallee Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Griffin Dunne. Matthew McConaughey continues the career renaissance that began with the courtroom drama The Lincoln Lawyer and continued with Killer Joe, The Paperboy and Mud, and a brief but telling appearance in Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street. And now the heart throb actor, once renowned for his bland lightweight romantic comedies, delivers one of the more impressive performances of his career in this dramatised true story of Ron Woodroof, a hard drinking and Continue reading

THE LINCOLN LAWYER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Brad Furman Stars: Mathew McConaughey, Ryan Phillipe, Marisa Tomei, Bryan Cranston, William H Macy, Frances Fisher, Laurence Mason. This adaptation avoids many of the pitfalls that have ruined many other movie adaptations of popular, best selling novels. Although the two are different mediums, audiences familiar with the source will still come to the film with preconceived notions about the characters and the story. The Lincoln Lawyer is based on the 2005 novel written by prolific crime writer Michael Connelly, a purveyor of Continue reading