Conviction

ON THE SILVER SCREEN: TV SCRIPT, DIRECTION BUILD A CASE AGAINST LESS-THAN-CINEMATIC "CONVICTION"

By Brian Lafferty

 

October 22, 2010 (San Diego)--Conviction has a well-told, if formulaic, story. The acting is OK, although I felt at times Hilary Swank was trying too hard. It somewhat touched me emotionally and I got mad at times, in a good way. However, I cannot recommend it because of its one major flaw: it’s nothing more than big screen television.