Tony Goldwyn’s deceptively rote telling of one woman’s 18-year effort to exonerate her brother Kenny (a stellar Sam Rockwell) for a 1980 murder he didn’t commit packs quite an emotional punch. Kenny’s sister (Hilary Swank) studies to become an attorney for the sole purpose of getting her brother released. While Conviction is far from a refined real-life drama, it does pay off on its emotional promise.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products