Life tosses curve balls to a cross-section of New Yorkers, whose reactions range from serenity to self-destruction. Four different storylines occasionally overlap, and the fractured time scheme recalls PULP FICTION (1994), but where that film buzzed with juiced-up energy, this one glides calmly along to its quietly powerful end. A hotshot young lawyer, Troy (Matthew McConaughey), is on top of the world: He's just won an important case, and a promotion is imminent. Enjoying a celebratory drink with co-workers, he pooh-poohs a barfly's gloomy tale of a man who won the lottery and ruined his life. But on the drive back to his trendy SoHo loft, Troy accidentally mows dow...