Julian Roman

Red Sparrow Review: A Violent, Sexually Charged Spy Thriller

Red Sparrow Review: A Violent, Sexually Charged Spy Thriller

Red Sparrow earns its R-rating. It is easily the most graphic, sexually charged film we've seen from Jennifer Lawrence.

Julian Roman

15:17 to Paris Review: Eastwood's Real-Life Hero Tale Falls Short

15:17 to Paris Review: Eastwood's Real-Life Hero Tale Falls Short

15:17 to Paris is a film about heroism played by the actual heroes, but director Clint Eastwood's retelling of their story falls woefully flat.

Julian Roman

Black Panther Review: A Marvel Masterpiece That Transcends the Genre

Black Panther Review: A Marvel Masterpiece That Transcends the Genre

Ryan Coogler's Black Panther surpasses every expectation to become the first Marvel movie to transcend the comic genre.

Julian Roman

Peter Rabbit Review: A Delightfully Dark and Funny Bunny Tale

Peter Rabbit Review: A Delightfully Dark and Funny Bunny Tale

Beatrix Potter's classic children book Peter Rabbit is adapted with big laughs and a modern edge.

Julian Roman

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review: A Bloody Steampunk Romp

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review: A Bloody Steampunk Romp

The Dark Knight versus Jack the Ripper in Gotham by Gaslight, the latest DC animated movie delivers R-rated steampunk thrills.

Julian Roman

Death Cure Review: The Maze Runner Finale We Needed

Death Cure Review: The Maze Runner Finale We Needed

Dylan O'Brien leads a thundering conclusion to The Maze Runner trilogy with the action packed Death Cure.

Julian Roman

Hostiles Review: Christian Bale Takes on the Savage West

Hostiles Review: Christian Bale Takes on the Savage West

A bleak and merciless portrayal of the old west, Hostiles is well-made but suffers from whitewashing.

Julian Roman

Molly's Game Review: Jessica Chastain Is Hollywood's Poker Princess

Molly's Game Review: Jessica Chastain Is Hollywood's Poker Princess

Aaron Sorkin delivers an immensely entertaining film in his first outing as director with Molly's Game, starring Jessica Chastain and

Julian Roman

Bright Review: Will Smith Delivers a Gritty Fairy Tale Smackdown

Bright Review: Will Smith Delivers a Gritty Fairy Tale Smackdown

Netflix's original holiday movie release Bright sets up a fascinating premise but plays out with far less intrigue.

Julian Roman

Downsizing Review: Matt Damon Goes Small with Mixed Results

Downsizing Review: Matt Damon Goes Small with Mixed Results

Downsizing is an entirely original take on the less is more concept starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, as a couple who shrink themselves for the better good.

Julian Roman

19 Best Moments in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

19 Best Moments in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Relive the heartbreak, excitement and sheer thrills of The Last Jedi as we look back at the best moments in this sure to be classic Star Wars movie.

Julian Roman

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review: The Revelations Are Stunning

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review: The Revelations Are Stunning

The Last Jedi is surprising on every level. Nothing you've seen or read even hints at what transpires, a spoiler free review.

Julian Roman

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review: A Risque, Hilarious Adventure

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review: A Risque, Hilarious Adventure

The sexual innuendo is the thrust of the humor, while the adventure aspect plays a distant second fiddle in the quasi-sequel Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Julian Roman

Shape of Water Review: The Year's Best Girl Meets Monster Movie

Shape of Water Review: The Year's Best Girl Meets Monster Movie

Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water is a fairy tale romance, monster flick, and Cold War espionage thriller all rolled into one.

Julian Roman

I, Tonya Review: Margot Robbie Schemes for Oscar Gold

I, Tonya Review: Margot Robbie Schemes for Oscar Gold

I, Tonya is one of the best films of the year, with Margot Robbie and Allison Janney delivering career best performances.

Julian Roman

Roman J. Israel, Esq. Review: A Rare Miss for Denzel Washington

Roman J. Israel, Esq. Review: A Rare Miss for Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington's good work does not overcome the many inherent flaws in the holiday season drama Roman J. Israel, Esq..

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