A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.
Looks to be set in the 50s, dig that tie. A good thing for this kind of story.
Director Lee Daniels brings depth, coming off 'Precious' -- an apt choice for this type drama.
If 'The Paperboy' works it could mark a transition for Kidman and Efron. If it doesn't I'm thinking it still marks a transition for these two actors, and may be the beginning of a more indie-flavored career for McConaughey. Good moves all around.
In general, graphic has a lot of energy, thematic weight. I'm surprised how effective it is.