Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Firm – 1993

TheThe Firm Firm – 1993
Drama – Legal Thriller

The movie, The Firm, was based on the 1991 novel The Firm, written by John Grisham. It was directed by Sydney Pollack, produced by John Davis, Sydney Pollack and Scott Rudin; Screenplay by David Rabe, Robert Towne and David Rayfiel.

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A Time to Kill – 1996

A Time to Kill – 1996
Drama – Legal Thriller

A Time to Kill is another movie adaptation of the John Grisham novel of the same name and the last of our four spotlighted John Grisham novel-turn-movie selections this month. It may be the last but, in my opinion, it is one of the best.

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Runaway Jury – 2003

runaway jury 01Runaway Jury – 2003
Drama – Legal Thriller

Runaway Jury, a movie adaptation of the John Grisham novel, The Runaway Jury, is another great courtroom thriller. In my opinion, it could easily have been renamed, The Sting, which of course is another great movie starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman, and one we will review another day … now back to Runaway Jury …

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The Pelican Brief – 1993

The Pelican BriefThe Pelican Brief – 1993
Drama – Legal Thriller

The Pelican Brief is a fast paced movie thriller so make sure you are ready with all your movie watching needs before you get started. You don’t want to miss a thing.

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Welcome to John Grisham Movie Month

John GrishamFebruary may be a short month but it won’t be short on entertainment. The movie review of The Rainmaker last month reminded me of how much I admired John Grisham’s books.  Not only do I admire his writing, I also find him to be an inspiration.   He has proved that a second career can be just as successful as the first one.  There’s hope for me yet!

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