PaoAndrade’s review published on Letterboxd:
I wish I had been able to see this in a bigger screen than my 13,5 inch laptop, but alas.
I had been really looking forward to watching this movie and it did not disappoint.
For a courtroom drama, it has a frenetic pace. And like any Sorkin film, it has quick, witty dialogue. So editing, and script wise, I find it flawless.
The acting is the other juggernaut. Everyone brought their A game. Anyone that watched The Spy on Netflix, knows that Sacha Baron Cohen can act, unfortunately not many people watched that show, so I’m glad he got a bigger spotlight. Frank Langella, he went from one of my absolutely favorite characters on The Americans to a despicable man. He’s amazing. And Mark Rylance, and Yahya Abdul Mateen also had tremendous material to sink their teeth into. Eddie Redmayne, Michael Keaton, Joseph Gordon Lewitt...the list goes on. I don’t believe there was a weak link.
Courtroom dramas might not be the genre I gravitate towards, but this one captured me all the way through.