Monday, November 22, 2010

Lincoln Lawyer trailer

Directed by Brad Furman ( The Take ) Starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Philleppe, Marisa Tomei, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy, Michael Pena, Francis Fisher, Michael Pare.

Moderately successful criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller ( McConaughey ) operates around Los Angeles County out of a Lincoln Town Car driven by a former client working off his legal fees (hence the title). While most clients are drug dealers and gangsters, the story focuses on an unusually important case of wealthy Los Angeles Realtor Louis Roulet ( Phillippe ) accused of assault and attempted murder. At first, he appears to be innocent and set up by the female "victim."

But Roulet's lies and many surprising revelations tear Mickey's case theory to shreds, making him reconsider the situation of Jesus Menendez, a former client now languishing in San Quentin State Prison after pleading guilty to a similar and mysteriously related crime.

In the end, Haller outmaneuvers Roulet (revealed as a villain obviously) without violating ethical obligations, frees the innocent Menendez, and continues in legal practice.

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Started to really pay attention to film ( movies ) what was going on in front of the camera, but more interestingly, behind it as well at about as far back as age 10. Motion pictures ( when good ) are a fascinating medium. All the work and prep that goes into filmmaking. It's an amazing process !