The Lincoln Lawyer - Review

The Lincoln Lawyer, Matthew McConaughey, ... | COURTROOM CHARMER Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Phillippe in The Lincoln Lawyer

Matthew McConaughey plays a slick Los Angeles criminal defense attorney in the movie adaptation of Michael Connelly's legal thrillerThe Lincoln Lawyer. Audiences are likely to have strong memories of the star as a perspiring Mississippi lawyer 15 years ago in the movie adaptation of John Grisham's legal thriller A Time to Kill. Those customers will be pleased to know that the guy still looks great arguing in a courtroom, still delivers his lines with a variable drawl implying barbecue for dinner. This time, McConaughey is Mick Haller, who's familiar to fans of Connelly's best-selling detective novels as the half brother of the LAPD's Harry Bosch. Haller's an unorthodox smoothie: His ''office'' is the backseat of his chauffeured Lincoln Continental, and his clients tend to be colorful bottom-of-the-deck types that character actors love. Read More...,,20474062,00.html


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