Legal thriller fun but never gets into top gear - The Lincoln Lawyer (M)
Director: Brad Furman
With: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, William H. Macy
MATTHEW McConaughey is ideally suited to play a slick, smart-alec lawyer like Mick Haller, who cruises the streets of Los Angeles in the back seat of his vintage Lincoln Continental, using it as a mobile office while his secretary takes calls in her bedroom.
His number plate is NTGUILTY. Paying rent on office space is not a priority – squeezing the most out of his clients and the system is.
His clientele are