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Julian Roman

Julian Roman
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 43% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) The Death Cure is an action-packed and somber conclusion to The Maze Runner. The final installment of the popular young adult novels scales upwards on all fronts.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
3/5 73% Hostiles (2018) Hostiles is a gripping, violent western that unfortunately neglects its Cheyenne characters.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2017
3.5/5 81% Molly's Game (2018) Jessica Chastain dazzles as Molly Bloom. Aaron Sorkin was wise to cast her in his directorial debut.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
27% Bright (2017) David Ayer doesn't stray far from his wheelhouse, even with the fantasy aspects. Bright can be genuinely summed up as End of Watch with magical creatures. That's not a negative.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
2.5/5 50% Downsizing (2017) Matt Damon and Alexander Payne go small with mixed results.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
4.5/5 90% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Star Wars fans, your sky high expectations are rewarded. Rian Johnson takes the fabled lore from a galaxy far away into uncharted territory. He will have you spellbound. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is very funny. The humor alone warrants viewing. The cast, both young and old, are solid in their performances.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2017
3/5 92% The Shape of Water (2017) The Shape of Water is a good effort from Guillermo Del Toro. It's not on par with his best work, but that's a pretty high standard. He nailed the casting of Sally Hawkins.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
89% I, Tonya (2018) Margot Robbie and Allison Janney deliver their career best performances‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
2/5 49% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) Roman J. Israel, Esq. is a fascinating character study that ultimately fails as a cohesive film.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2017
3/5 40% Justice League (2017) The Justice League is not without fault, but the good outweighs the bad by a mile. The characters form a solid foundation for future greatness.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
3/5 57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Kenneth Branagh's lavish remake is a worthy adaptation of Agatha Christie's most famous novel. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2017
2.5/5 29% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) A Bad Moms Christmas has an entirely predictable storyline, but the laughs are consistent throughout. A few are real gems that will have you rolling.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3.5/5 77% Thank You for Your Service (2017) A sincere, harrowing journey through post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the havoc it wreaks on families. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
3/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) The God of Thunder throws more punchlines than punches in Marvel's latest.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
2/5 13% Geostorm (2017) Geostorm is quite silly and illogical with a barrage of CGI effects. 4DX is the only way to see this film. It turns the experience into a theme park ride.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2017
3.5/5 66% Breathe (2017) Love conquers all in Breathe, a warm and uplifting true story from motion capture legend Andy Serkis.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
1/5 7% The Snowman (2017) The Snowman is poorly made, an utter waste of a talented cast, and mind-numbing to sit through. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 88% Only the Brave (2017) Only the Brave is a fitting tribute to the men who fought the Yarnell Hill Fire. It is a tale of brotherhood, loyalty, and valor under the most extreme duress.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2017
3.5/5 62% The Foreigner (2017) The Foreigner is a smart, engaging action thriller. It delivers exactly as promised, Jackie Chan as you've never seen him.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
4/5 83% Marshall (2017) Marshall is an absolutely riveting film. It is a snapshot of Jim Crow America, where racism and segregation permeated every facet of life.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
3.5/5 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Blade Runner 2049 is a towering sequel to the science fiction classic. It is visually spellbinding, a dark odyssey that flirts with greatness.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
4/5 86% Battle of the Sexes (2017) Battle of the Sexes is a sublime achievement, the textbook definition of comedy and drama. Fox Searchlight has a behemoth contender come award season.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
3/5 41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) Idris Elba and Kate Winslet sell the characters and situation fully, establishing a deep relationship that will enthrall audiences.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
3.5/5 87% American Made (2017) Tom Cruise and Doug Liman are back with another winner. American Made is a breezy, highly entertaining story of arms and drug trafficking in the early eighties.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2017
3/5 54% The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) The LEGO Ninjago Movie is a hyper visual adventure loaded with humor and warmth. Kids will be dazzled by the frenetic animation, while enjoying a lot of laughs with the adults.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
3.5/5 51% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Oxfords, not brogues meets Tequila and Whiskey in this rousing sequel. Director/writer Matthew Vaughn recaptures the humor and over the top action that made the original such a hit.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
3.5/5 34% American Assassin (2017) American Assassin is a no holds barred, ass-kicking action flick. It fires on all cylinders from the gut-wrenching start. Dylan O'Brien is vengeance and ferocity personified.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3/5 69% mother! (2017) There's a lot to like and dislike here. The filmmaking aspects and actresses are superb. Where Aronofsky goes off the rails is the substance, a long runtime, and avalanche of absurdity.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3/5 85% It (2017) The terror that crept up your spine as a kid hiding from the closet monster is here in bloody spades.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
2.5/5 56% Batman and Harley Quinn (2017) Batman and Harley Quinn eeks out a recommendation for the humor. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
3/5 83% Patti Cake$ (2017) Australian actress Danielle Macdonald shines as an overweight girl aspiring to be a rapper.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
2.5/5 85% Ingrid Goes West (2017) Ingrid Goes West is a fairly humorous but uneven take on social media obsession. It needed to dig deeper regarding the mental health aspects of the story.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
3.5/5 87% Wind River (2017) Taylor Sheridan has an auspicious directorial debut with the riveting Wind River. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2017
3/5 92% Logan Lucky (2017) Logan Lucky is a hillbilly heist caper brimming with good natured humor.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
2.5/5 16% The Dark Tower (2017) The Dark Tower is a quick draw take on a very complex story. It is a moderately successful adaptation.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
4/5 84% Detroit (2017) Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal return to greatness with Detroit.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
3/5 77% Atomic Blonde (2017) Cold War espionage thriller meets eighties new wave dance party in Atomic Blonde.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2017
4.5/5 92% Dunkirk (2017) Dunkirk is a gripping story of survival told through cutting edge camera work and bare bones storytelling. Christopher Nolan has delivered a classic war film.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2017
2.5/5 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is stunning visually. It never reaches the point of rousing sci-fi adventure, but makes an all out effort to get there.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2017
2.5/5 60% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Trey Parker steals the film as supervillain Balthazar Bratt. He will dance battle you into liking Despicable Me 3.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
4/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Spider-Man: Homecoming is a funny, heartfelt, coming of age story that defly captures the awkwardness of being a teenager.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
4/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) War for the Planet of the Apes is a deeply emotional, riveting film that pushes the boundaries of motion capture performance. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
3.5/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) Baby Driver is a turbo-charged action classic. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
2.5/5 16% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Transformers: The Last Knight is a towering special effects achievement with a befuddling plot. Fans of the 1986 animated film will be on board for this ride.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2017
4/5 85% Okja (2017) Okja is a thoughtful, visceral satire of the corporate meat industry. Director Bong Joon-ho once again challenges convention with brilliance.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
2/5 17% All Eyez on Me (2017) All Eyez on Me utterly lacks depth. It is a wikipedia biopic of Tupac Shakur.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/5 55% 47 Meters Down (2017) 47 Meters Down is a shark movie light on sharks. It is a weak entry in the genre with laughably foolish characters.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
45% Rough Night (2017) Everything Jillian Bell touches is comedy gold.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
1.5/5 16% The Mummy (2017) Universal's Dark Universe franchise stumbles badly in its first installment. The Mummy is a bloated spectacle with a weak script and terrible performances.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017