Category Archive: Entertainment

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The Greatest Lawyer Movies of All Time: Compulsion (1959)

There are so many great lawyer movies. Which ones are the best? That’s what I’m trying to find out. This week, I watched…

Compulsion
1959 dir. Richard Fleischer

“Compulsion” is a fictionalization of the 1924 murder of Robert Franks by Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb.

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The Greatest Lawyer Movies of All Time: The Paper Chase

For this week’s edition of The Greatest Lawyer Movie of All Time, I decided to check out the 1973 film “The Paper Chase,” which can currently be streamed on Amazon. Unlike the other movies on our list, this isn’t a courtroom drama. Instead, it’s about a first year law student’s struggle to pass Contract Law. If that doesn’t exactly sound like a thriller to you, you’re only sort of right.

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How Would They Have Scored: Captain America: Civil War

By the time this article is published, it’ll surely be outdated. Another superhero movie will have come along and captivated the tiny Jason Bey-Humunculus in all of us; in fact, I’ll consider myself lucky if I get this out before said sequel goes to DVD.

But today, while it’s still relevant, it is imperative that we consider – nay, interrogate – one controversial element of the most recent installment of the Marvel franchise.

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…And Justice for All

It’s time for the second installment of our new series, The Greatest Lawyer Movies of All Time, in which I review great courtroom dramas in no particular order. This week, on the advice of a student, I wanted to watch “A Few Good Men.” But in the end, I just couldn’t handle the truth. And by the truth, I mean paying $12.99. Why no rental option, iTunes? I need a Blockbuster right about now.

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The Greatest Lawyer Movies of All Time: 12 Angry Men

The Greatest Lawyer Movies of All Time As you’re studying for the LSAT, you often find yourself needing a break. But taking breaks, especially if your test date is approaching, can tear you up with guilt. There’s a simple solution: watch a lawyer movie! Courtroom dramas provide escapist entertainment but, since they technically have to