"The Lincoln Lawyer"

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  1. Denton

    Denton Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Matthew McConaughey played a lawyer in his breakout role in A Time To Kill in 1996. He plays a different lawyer in this latest thriller/drama. Ladies will be pleased to hear that he does remove his shirt. They will be disappointed to discover, however, that he leaves his undershirt on. :D Anyway, we found it to be an entertaining flick with a good cast that includes Ryan Phillippe, William H Macy, and Marisa Tomei. Look for country baritone Trace Adkins... if you can spot him.

    BTW, my favorite McConaughey role was in Reign of Fire where he played Denton Van Zan. (No relation.) :p
     
  2. Carl V

    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    entertaining film.

    Reign of Fire...seriously?!
    (was this the Dragon Film?)

    Ok where was Trace ?
     
  3. Jerry Pease

    Jerry Pease Active Member Top Poster

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    thanks guys. In PR movies are one week behind. I will catch this one Friday
     
  4. Denton

    Denton Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Geez, Carl, you gotta read the post and sense the sarcasm. Note his character's name in Reign of Fire. His character was named Denton. Got me? ;):P
     
  5. Carl V

    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    Well you know I am sharp as a marble....:(

    I just found it odd, cuz this isn't a film I woulda
    associated with the good Dr. Denton...

    gotcha.
     
  6. Denton

    Denton Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    I like dragons. :p Variety is the spice of life.
     
  7. Drew

    Drew Well-Known Member Top Poster

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    How did this only have six replies? Is my memory of this movie kinder to its actual quality?
     
  8. Carl V

    Carl V Bronze Member Donor Top Poster

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    It’s. A Good film. Kinda loses out in the big zombie universe of comic book extravaganzas. I wonder how the Big sleep would do in 2019. Chinatown? The sting?

    I am reminded of the philosophy adage - the great is the enemy of the good.
     
  9. Phil A

    Phil A Well-Known Member Top Poster

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    Enjoyed the movie lots (have it on disc) and have watched it at least a couple of times. I guess I just watch lots of stuff (mostly Netflix and sometimes Amazon Prime) these days in the bedroom system, which has a projector and a 92 inch screen (pic below) that retracts into the ceiling. Mostly watch before bed so I just don't track them all that much (I'm sure on a yearly basis I easily watch about 200 movies). If I watch a disc, it's usually either in another system or the main system as I probably only will watch a disc less than 10 times/year in the bedroom system (I just got a decent subwoofer for the bedroom system but just have five in-ceiling speakers but I'm sure at some point down the road I'll upgrade the receiver.and add side surrounds and use the in-ceiling rears for Atmos).
    MBR System.JPG
     
  10. Chris Slade

    Chris Slade Well-Known Member Top Poster

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    One of the recent most underrated movies for me is "The Big Short". I loved it, super entertaining, and had a few funny moments.
     
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    Jay Brown Well-Known Member Donor Top Poster

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    Yes, The Big Short is a great movie. I listened to the Audiobook a few years ago. I now understood why there was a "simplify things for us commoners" approach towards the film because the Audiobook for me needed a few repeats of sentences, a dictionary, Rosetta Stone, you name it.
     

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