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The Chamber

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The Chamber

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
John Grisham, Gene Hackman, Chris O'Donnell, Jane Kaczmarek
Producer:
Brian Grazer
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

This story of a Klansman on death row and his young lawyer grandson is basically a Southern family chronicle (complete with genteel alcoholic aunt). The controlled, even storytelling in The Chamber is a stark contrast to the convoluted plot of The Runaway Jury, but what it doesn’t offer is a single moment of suspense. B-

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