Julian Roman

Justice League Review: It Doesn't Suck, But It's Not Great

Justice League Review: It Doesn't Suck, But It's Not Great

Strong performances by Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot make Justice League a worthwhile DCEU movie, marking a good start for this superhero team.

Julian Roman

Murder on The Orient Express Review: The Best Mustache Movie of 2017

Murder on The Orient Express Review: The Best Mustache Movie of 2017

Kenneth Branagh turns the Agatha Christie classic Murder on the Orient Express into a gorgeous and entertaining mystery.

Julian Roman

Bad Moms Christmas Review: A Raunchy Holiday Celebration

Bad Moms Christmas Review: A Raunchy Holiday Celebration

The bad grandmothers steal the show in the first of many sequels to the surprise hit comedy Bad Moms

Julian Roman

Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel's Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches

Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel's Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches

The God of Thunder gets a serious reinvention in the hilarious and action-packed Thor: Ragnarok.

Julian Roman

Thank You for Your Service Review: A Devastating Account of PTSD

Thank You for Your Service Review: A Devastating Account of PTSD

Thank You for Your Service is a sobering look at the complications soldiers face when returning home for war.

Julian Roman

Geostorm Review: 4DX Is the Only Way You Should See It

Geostorm Review: 4DX Is the Only Way You Should See It

4DX turns Geostorm into a theme park ride, which may be the best way to experience this throwback to 90s disaster movies.

Julian Roman

Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker

Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker

Motion capture legend Andy Serkis steps behind the camera for Breathe, an uplifting true story about love conquering tragedy.

Julian Roman

The Snowman Review: So Horrible, I Wish I Could Unsee It

The Snowman Review: So Horrible, I Wish I Could Unsee It

It boggles the mind that a well-regarded source novel, fantastic cast, and veteran production team ended up with the disaster that is The Snowman.

Julian Roman

Is Rey a Palpatine or Kenobi in The Last Jedi?

Is Rey a Palpatine or Kenobi in The Last Jedi?

A deep analysis of the new Star Wars 8 trailer has lead to a shocking new theory about Rey and her bloodline.

Julian Roman

Only the Brave Review: A Heartbreaking Tale of Courage

Only the Brave Review: A Heartbreaking Tale of Courage

Only the Brave tells the amazing story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, which is as pertinent today as it was in 2013.

Julian Roman

The Foreigner Review: Jackie Chan Like You've Never Seen Him

The Foreigner Review: Jackie Chan Like You've Never Seen Him

The Foreigner is a smart, engaging action thriller with Jackie Chan going dark and deadly.

Julian Roman

Marshall Review: Chadwick Boseman Shines as Civil Rights Legend

Marshall Review: Chadwick Boseman Shines as Civil Rights Legend

In 1941, Eleanor Strubing (Kate Hudson) accused her black driver of rape and attempted murder. Thurgood Marshall was sent to investigate.

Julian Roman

Blade Runner 2049 Review: A Dark Odyssey Flirts with Greatness

Blade Runner 2049 Review: A Dark Odyssey Flirts with Greatness

Blade Runner 2049 is a towering sequel, but doesn't quite reach the lofty peak of masterpiece status.

Julian Roman

Battle of the Sexes Review: One of the Year's Best Films

Battle of the Sexes Review: One of the Year's Best Films

Fox Searchlight Pictures has a behemoth contender come award season. Battle of the Sexes will be a major player in the acting, directing, and screenwriting categories.

Julian Roman

Mountain Between Us Review: A Savage Romance Survival Story

Mountain Between Us Review: A Savage Romance Survival Story

Idris Elba and Kate Winslet are able to elevate The Mountain Between Us with gripping performances and a sweet romance.

Julian Roman

American Made Review: Tom Cruise Goes Wild as a Cocaine Cowboy

American Made Review: Tom Cruise Goes Wild as a Cocaine Cowboy

American Made reunites Tom Cruise and director Doug Liman for a breezy quasi-true story of arms and drug trafficking in the early 80s.

Julian Roman

Lego Ninjago Movie Review: A Laugh Riot for All-Ages

Lego Ninjago Movie Review: A Laugh Riot for All-Ages

Kids will be dazzled by the crazy animation in LEGO Ninjago Movie, while enjoying the humor side-by-side with their parents.

Julian Roman

Kingsman 2 Review: The Madcap Plot Almost Tops The Original

Kingsman 2 Review: The Madcap Plot Almost Tops The Original

Matthew Vaughn delivers a rousing follow up to his surprise 2015 hit Kingsman with the sequel The Golden Circle.

Julian Roman

American Assassin Review: An Insanely Violent Action Beatdown

American Assassin Review: An Insanely Violent Action Beatdown

Maze Runner star Dylan O'Brien transforms into Vince Flynn's uncompromising killer in the fast-paced American Assassin.

Julian Roman

Mother! Review: Jennifer Lawrence Goes Full Rosemary's Baby

Mother! Review: Jennifer Lawrence Goes Full Rosemary's Baby

Darren Aronofsky's Mother! has the feel of a horror film, but plays out like a mystery with deep philosophical undertones.

Julian Roman