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. show more
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
Good movie! I don\'t know what the beef is with those critics. Intense movie, good stuff.