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