Julian Roman

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review: A Triumph That Obliterates Expectations

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review: A Triumph That Obliterates Expectations

Spider-Man: Homecoming is a funny, heartfelt, coming of age story that deftly captures the awkwardness of being a teenager.

Julian Roman

War for The Planet of The Apes Review #2: The Best Sequel of The Summer

War for The Planet of The Apes Review #2: The Best Sequel of The Summer

War for the Planet of the Apes is a riveting sequel that pushes the boundaries of motion capture performance.

Julian Roman

Baby Driver Review #2: A Turbo-Charged Action Classic

Baby Driver Review #2: A Turbo-Charged Action Classic

Edgar Wright's Baby Driver plays like a two hour music video, with Ansel Elgort emerging as true leading man.

Julian Roman

Transformers 5 Review: A Bombastic Blast of Confusing Fun

Transformers 5 Review: A Bombastic Blast of Confusing Fun

Transformers 5 is a towering special effects extravaganza with a befuddling plot, but fans of the 1986 movie are in for a big surprise.

Julian Roman

Netflix Original Movie Review: Okja Is the Must See Film of the Summer

Netflix Original Movie Review: Okja Is the Must See Film of the Summer

South Korean Director Bong Joon-ho delivers a thoughtful, visceral satire of the meat industry with his adventure thriller Okja.

Julian Roman

All Eyez on Me Review: Tupac Shakur Gets a Wikipedia Biopic

All Eyez on Me Review: Tupac Shakur Gets a Wikipedia Biopic

All Eyez on Me fails to provide any insight whatsoever into the man or the events that really shaped Tupac Shakur.

Julian Roman

47 Meters Down Review: A Shark Movie with Almost No Sharks

47 Meters Down Review: A Shark Movie with Almost No Sharks

47 Meters Down is a tedious, 89-minute shark thriller with less than five minutes of shark action.

Julian Roman

Rough Night Review: The Girl Power Version of Very Bad Things

Rough Night Review: The Girl Power Version of Very Bad Things

Rough Night is a funny comedy uplifted by its talented cast, especially the scene-stealing Jillian Bell.

Julian Roman

Ethan Hawke Talks Working with Sally Hawkins in Maudie | Exclusive

Ethan Hawke Talks Working with Sally Hawkins in Maudie | Exclusive

Ethan Hawke plays the most unusual character of his storied career in Maudie, the biopic of Canadian painter Maudie Lewis.

Julian Roman

John Lithgow on Channeling Trump in Beatriz at Dinner | EXCLUSIVE

John Lithgow on Channeling Trump in Beatriz at Dinner | EXCLUSIVE

John Lithgow opens up about working on the dark comedy Beatriz at Dinner and embracing differences during such a divided time in America.

Julian Roman

The Mummy Review #2: Tom Cruise Sinks in This Joyless Disaster

The Mummy Review #2: Tom Cruise Sinks in This Joyless Disaster

Universal's Dark Universe begins with an epic dud as Tom Cruise flounders in The Mummy, one of his worst movies ever.

Julian Roman

Captain Underpants Review: A Potty Humor Masterpiece

Captain Underpants Review: A Potty Humor Masterpiece

Captain Underpants is a nonstop barrage of poop jokes, but has a lot of heart and feeling.

Julian Roman

Wonder Woman Review: The DCEU Finally Delivers a Great Movie

Wonder Woman Review: The DCEU Finally Delivers a Great Movie

Gal Gadot arrives as the hero and feminist icon fans deserve in Wonder Woman, which renews faith in the DC Movie universe.

Julian Roman

Netflix Original Movie Review: War Machine Is a Voyage Into the Absurd

Netflix Original Movie Review: War Machine Is a Voyage Into the Absurd

War Machine encapsulates the insanity of never ending armed conflict, bringing one of the best original movies to Netflix yet.

Julian Roman

Baywatch Movie Review: A Riptide of Lousy Jokes & Beautiful Bodies

Baywatch Movie Review: A Riptide of Lousy Jokes & Beautiful Bodies

Baywatch brings plenty of eye-candy but is too long and repetitive to live up to 21 Jump Street or even CHiPs as a movie adaptation.

Julian Roman

T.J. Miller Promises More Weasel in Deadpool 2 | EXCLUSIVE

T.J. Miller Promises More Weasel in Deadpool 2 | EXCLUSIVE

T.J. Miller will get an expanded role in Deadpool 2 as shooting on the anticipated sequel begins this August.

Julian Roman

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Review: Johnny Depp Still Rules the Sea

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Review: Johnny Depp Still Rules the Sea

The franchise has lost some sizzle by its fifth installment, but still entertains with Johnny Depp at the helm.

Julian Roman

Wakefield Review: Bryan Cranston Descends Into Monotony

Wakefield Review: Bryan Cranston Descends Into Monotony

Wakefield is basically Bryan Cranston in an attic with binoculars, a gimmick that wears thin quickly.

Julian Roman

Snatched Review: Amy Schumer & Goldie Hawn Deliver Big Laughs

Snatched Review: Amy Schumer & Goldie Hawn Deliver Big Laughs

Snatched is mostly silly and dumb but still funny enough to warrant a positive recommendation.

Julian Roman

Alien Covenant Review: Deja Vu All Over Again

Alien Covenant Review: Deja Vu All Over Again

Alien Covenant offers nothing new. It is a standard rehash of the same story we've seen five times before.

Julian Roman