Julian Roman

Power Rangers Review: Teen Angst with a Superhero Twist

Power Rangers Review: Teen Angst with a Superhero Twist

Fans of the original Power Rangers will find the new movie both exciting and appropriately goofy.

Julian Roman

T2 Trainspotting Review: The Cult Classic Gets a Brilliant Sequel

T2 Trainspotting Review: The Cult Classic Gets a Brilliant Sequel

Danny Boyle recaptures lightning in a bottle with Trainspotting 2, which proves to be a wild ride from start to finish.

Julian Roman

Skull Island Review: Kong Delivers Insane Monster Movie Madness

Skull Island Review: Kong Delivers Insane Monster Movie Madness

Kong: Skull Island has a simplistic plot, but the intense monster action makes it a must see.

Julian Roman

Beauty and the Beast Review: A Lavish Yet Unsurprising Spectacle

Beauty and the Beast Review: A Lavish Yet Unsurprising Spectacle

Fans of the classic cartoon will be very happy with this update. Beauty and the Beast is well made, but plays out exactly as expected.

Julian Roman

Table 19 Review: A Sweet and Quirky Comedy About Total Freaks

Table 19 Review: A Sweet and Quirky Comedy About Total Freaks

Strange loners find friendship at a rather memorable wedding in Table 19.

Julian Roman

Get Out Review: The First True Horror Classic of 2017

Get Out Review: The First True Horror Classic of 2017

Get Out is scary, laugh out loud funny, and an inspired satire of interracial relationships.

Julian Roman

Logan Review: An Extremely Satisfying End for Wolverine

Logan Review: An Extremely Satisfying End for Wolverine

Logan is the anti-Deadpool, and plays out as the darkest movie in the entire X-Men franchise.

Julian Roman

The Great Wall Review: A Swift, Funny Monster Movie

The Great Wall Review: A Swift, Funny Monster Movie

The Great Wall proves to be very entertaining and much more humorous than expected.

Julian Roman

Fifty Shades Darker Review: Erotica That Turns Laughably Bad

Fifty Shades Darker Review: Erotica That Turns Laughably Bad

Though not a comedy, Fifty Shades Darker plays out in comical fashion with truly terrible dialogue.

Julian Roman

LEGO Batman Movie Review: Superheroes Have Never Been This Funny

LEGO Batman Movie Review: Superheroes Have Never Been This Funny

The LEGO Batman Movie turns the vigilante persona of Bruce Wayne upside down in a very funny superhero movie for the whole family.

Julian Roman

Space Between Us Review: A Forgettable Martian Meets Girl Tale

Space Between Us Review: A Forgettable Martian Meets Girl Tale

The long delayed youth sci-fi romance The Space Between Us has an interesting premise, but needs a better script and tighter direction.

Julian Roman

Gold Review: McConaughey's Latest Is No Treasure

Gold Review: McConaughey's Latest Is No Treasure

Gold comes off as a vanity project for Matthew McConaughey and arrives as pure Oscar fodder.

Julian Roman

Justice League Dark Review: Bloody, Violent & Confusing

Justice League Dark Review: Bloody, Violent & Confusing

Justice League Dark is markedly violent and truly dwells in the mystical realm, but is burdened by an overly intricate plot.

Julian Roman

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Review: Nothing But Sex, Bullets & Beat Downs

xXx: Return of Xander Cage Review: Nothing But Sex, Bullets & Beat Downs

Waif thin girls and chiseled dudes rain destruction on hapless baddies in XXX: Return of Xander Cage, a pure eye-candy action flick.

Julian Roman

Split Review #2: James McAvoy Will Leave Your Skin Crawling

Split Review #2: James McAvoy Will Leave Your Skin Crawling

James McAvoy is a one man show in Split, giving a tour de force performance in M. Night Shyamalan's best movie in 15 years.

Julian Roman

Hidden Figures Review: Unsung Heroes Get Long-Deserved Celebration

Hidden Figures Review: Unsung Heroes Get Long-Deserved Celebration

African-American women were critical to NASA's success and Hidden Figures is their long overdue story.

Julian Roman

Best Movies of 2016 You Need to See Before the Oscars

Best Movies of 2016 You Need to See Before the Oscars

From musicals, to Westerns, to superheroes and animated fare, Julian Roman reveals his picks for the eleven best movies of 2016.

Julian Roman

Lee Byung-hun Talks Knives, Westerns and Magnificent Seven | EXCLUSIVE

Lee Byung-hun Talks Knives, Westerns and Magnificent Seven | EXCLUSIVE

Korean megastar Lee Byung-hun discusses working with an all-star American cast, and what he does in his spare time as Magnificent Seven heads to Blu-ray.

Julian Roman

Passengers Review: Pratt & Lawrence Can't Save This Sinking Ship

Passengers Review: Pratt & Lawrence Can't Save This Sinking Ship

Passengers has an interesting premise that devolves into science-fiction and romance convention despite strong turns from Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt.

Julian Roman

La La Land Review: Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling Create Beautiful Magic

La La Land Review: Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling Create Beautiful Magic

La La Land is an absolute gem and certainly vies for the best film of 2016 as it makes your spirit soar.

Julian Roman