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Based on 33 Critics
  • Ms. Judd commands the screen with consistent authority, and Mr. Freeman brings expansive humor to the role of a self-styled wildcard who's still dangerous in court.

  • Comes across as gratifying, not grating: the same way the familiarity of a well-crafted whodunit is part of the book's pleasures. show more

  • This is the second movie Judd and Freeman have made together (after "Kiss the Girls" in 1997). They're both good at projecting a kind of Southern intelligence that knows its way around the frailties of human nature. show more

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