My pick for this week: The Pelican Brief. This 1993 legal crime thriller was based on the novel of the same title written by bestselling author John Grisham. I was in high school when I first watched this film. I was largely influenced by my friends who are also big John Grisham fans. At that time, I thought that it has a rather complicated plot with lots of characters coming in and out (getting killed) so that it could get confusing. I do remember that Darby was running for her life in this movie, and was very lucky to have escaped death, thanks to her quick thinking... and that Denzel Washington who played the role of reporter Gray Grantham was very good.
Here, Julia Roberts plays the role of Darby Shaw, a Law student who wrote a theory on the separate assassinations of two Supreme Court justices. While doing her research, she discovered that the assassinations are related and that it is politically motivated. In her pursuit to get the truth out, her life and the lives of those who got their hands on the Pelican Brief were also placed in jeopardy. In the end, truth has prevailed but at the cost of many lives.
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