Julian Roman

I Feel Pretty Review: Amy Schumer's Well-Meaning Comedy Falls Flat

I Feel Pretty Review: Amy Schumer's Well-Meaning Comedy Falls Flat

I Feel Pretty has a girl power message that is easily embraced, but doesn't make that lesson entertaining for long enough.

Julian Roman

Rampage Review: The Rock Delivers a Giant Monster Carnival of Fun

Rampage Review: The Rock Delivers a Giant Monster Carnival of Fun

Midway's arcade classic Rampage gets a first rate adaptation from director Brad Peyton starring the always reliable The Rock.

Julian Roman

Truth or Dare Review: A Slow, Boring, Miserable Experience

Truth or Dare Review: A Slow, Boring, Miserable Experience

Truth or Dare is a total letdown as producer Jason Blum delivers a Friday the 13th dud.

Julian Roman

Borg Vs. McEnroe Review: Shia LaBeouf Serves an Ace

Borg Vs. McEnroe Review: Shia LaBeouf Serves an Ace

Borg vs. McEnroe perfectly captures the legendary players at the peak of their game and the epic Wimbledon showdown that followed.

Julian Roman

Blockers Review #2: Teen Sex Comedy Delivers an Enlightened Twist

Blockers Review #2: Teen Sex Comedy Delivers an Enlightened Twist

Blockers is a super funny and raunchy comedy starring Leslie Mann and John Cena that turns out to be a bit smarter in its approach than expected.

Julian Roman

5 More Actresses Who Could Replace Carrie Fisher as Leia in Star Wars 9

5 More Actresses Who Could Replace Carrie Fisher as Leia in Star Wars 9

As a petition is launched to get Meryl Streep in as Leia, we take a look at 5 other actresses who could replace Carrie Fisher in Star Wars 9.

Julian Roman

Ready Player One Review #2: Spielberg Glides in Giddy Pop Joyride

Ready Player One Review #2: Spielberg Glides in Giddy Pop Joyride

Ready Player One is an Easter egg extravaganza that comes on like a two hour serving of Frosted Flakes with every toy in the box.

Julian Roman

A Quiet Place Review #2: The Best Horror Movie Since Get Out

A Quiet Place Review #2: The Best Horror Movie Since Get Out

A Quiet Place takes its high concept and runs with it to absolute glory to become the first true sleeper blockbuster of the year.

Julian Roman

Pacific Rim Uprising Review: An Unrelenting Blast of Monstrous Fun

Pacific Rim Uprising Review: An Unrelenting Blast of Monstrous Fun

Pacific Rim Uprising proves to be a lot more fun than the original with Star Wars legend John Boyega in the lead.

Julian Roman

Unsane Review: Claire Foy Shines in Soderbergh's Murky iPhone Thriller

Unsane Review: Claire Foy Shines in Soderbergh's Murky iPhone Thriller

Steven Soderbergh's B-movie horror thriller Unsane is a murky exercise in guerrilla filmmaking.

Julian Roman

Tomb Raider Review: Alicia Vikander Is So Good in Such A Bad Movie

Tomb Raider Review: Alicia Vikander Is So Good in Such A Bad Movie

Alicia Vikander reboots the Tomb Raider franchise with realism, but Lara Croft needs a better movie.

Julian Roman

Isle of Dogs Review: An Edgy, Luminous Joy to Behold

Isle of Dogs Review: An Edgy, Luminous Joy to Behold

Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs is a stop-motion animated movie that dazzles with creativity, and could become a certified classic in the genre.

Julian Roman

Gringo Review: Charlize Theron Gets Nasty in This Fun Romp

Gringo Review: Charlize Theron Gets Nasty in This Fun Romp

A scattershot narrative is saved by the hilarious supporting cast in the action comedy Gringo, in theaters this weekend.

Julian Roman

A Wrinkle in Time Review: Disney's Latest Is a Colossal Disappointment

A Wrinkle in Time Review: Disney's Latest Is a Colossal Disappointment

Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time proves to be a sappy melodrama that is utterly devoid of any mystery or wonder.

Julian Roman

Death Wish Remake Review: Bruce Willis Serves Cold, Bloody Leftovers

Death Wish Remake Review: Bruce Willis Serves Cold, Bloody Leftovers

Eli Roth and Bruce Willis get very violent with their Death Wish remake, but fail to elevate the material or take it anyplace new.

Julian Roman

Predicting the 2018 Oscar Winners

Predicting the 2018 Oscar Winners

It's anyone's guess who will walk away with this year's biggest Oscars, but some artists seem more destined to win than others.

Julian Roman

Annihilation Review: A Truly Strange and Eerie Sci-Fi Odyssey

Annihilation Review: A Truly Strange and Eerie Sci-Fi Odyssey

Annihilation is a slow crawl creep show with jolts good enough to send your popcorn airborne.

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