Michael Clayton Reviews
Been about three years since I last watched this and I want to give it four stars because it really is a fine film but the pacing is just a little too slow, it's about twenty minutes too long and the big ending just isn't satisfying enough.
Edit: I watched this again (April 2015), and bumped it up to 4 stars. The intensity and drama are pretty good.
While I enjoy an occasional movie like this, this one just seemed drawn out and melodramatically/slow. It's like reading a book on politics; lots of info, but not quite exciting.
Watched this on 4/5/15
Beautifully scripted and extremely well made, Michael Clayton has superb acting from George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson and Tilda Swinton. It's script is flawless and it captures the viewer's attention from the beginning to the very end. I don't understand why people dislike it so much, there may be a few other films of the same nature, but that can't be considered as a fault.