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June 14, 2009
A likable -- maybe even lovable -- movie.
June 14, 2009
A gritty, intense and engaging courtroom drama.
October 8, 2008
Although it has its share of implausibilities, A Time To Kill is generally the most satisfying of the John Grisham screen adaptations to date.
August 13, 2006
With Joel Schumacher's tasteful but second-rate-Sidney-Lumet direction and Akiva Goldsman's nuts-and-bolts script, these boys have created a surprisingly stirring indictment of racism.
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June 23, 2004
McConaughey nails with such laconic grace that some critics are comparing him to the young Paul Newman and to Gregory Peck in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 7, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
January 2, 2004
The best Grisham to hit the screen yet.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 22, 2003
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August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
August 17, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
June 26, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
If the film doesn't add up to a cogent legal argument, neither does it have trouble delivering 2 hours and 20 minutes' worth of sturdy, highly charged drama.
April 23, 2003
Gripping suspense in this southern set drama. Sandra Bullock is oddly matched to McConaughey who lights the fire. Unfortunately, Samuel L. Jackson waits in the wings.
| Original Score: 4/5
March 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
February 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 7, 2002
| Original Score: 3.5/5
August 27, 2002
Proves that imaginative lawyers can sometimes tease justice out of her hiding places.
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
June 18, 2002
Untrained as an actor, with only three minor roles to his credit, McConaughey holds the screen against Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Bullock and Kevin Spacey, and completely justifies the buzz surrounding his role...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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