The Lincoln Lawyer
We haven’t seen Matthew McCoughnahey in a while – and this part, the title character in The Lincoln Lawyer, seems like it was written specifically for him. He’s clever, charming, and smooth as an attorney who takes chances and gets away with it. Marisa Tomei is smart and fresh as his former love and current legal adversary. Ryan Phillippe is the client who makes him question his skills. Great performances from a very strong cast. Lots of surprises, and that’s a good thing.