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Julian Roman

Julian Roman
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 93% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Mission: Impossible - Fallout is going to blow audiences out of their chairs. The action scenes are stupefyingly awesome. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2018
3/5 51% Skyscraper (2018) Skyscraper is a disaster thrill ride that's infectiously gripping. Dwayne Johnson is the king of big-budget action spectacles.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
3.5/5 86% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Ant-Man and the Wasp brings humor and levity back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's loaded with incredible action scenes, really amping up the visual effects from the first film.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
2.5/5 31% The Catcher Was A Spy (2018) The Catcher Was a Spy has every element needed for a gripping espionage thriller, but sadly falls flat with its placid direction.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
1/5 51% Superfly (2018) Superfly is a misogynistic, long-form rap music video that glorifies racial and ethnic stereotypes. It plays to a ghetto reinforcing mentality with B-movie filmmaking and writing.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
4/5 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) Disney and Pixar do not disappoint after a fourteen year Incredibles absence. Incredibles 2 is top notch family entertainment.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
4/5 85% American Animals (2018) American Animals is a meticulous and highly creative exploration into the vagaries of human nature. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/5 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) Ocean's 8 is the Mimosa at this summer's box office brunch.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
3/5 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) The fifth installment injects much needed terror into the dinosaur franchise. Director J.A. Bayona adds a visceral element that elevates the film above its predecessor. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
2.5/5 73% Adrift (2018) Adrift continuously cuts away from the dire situation to focus on the sappy romance.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
3.5/5 85% Upgrade (2018) Upgrade is a knockout blend of sci-fi, horror, and action. Leigh Whannell delivers his best film since Saw. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
3/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Solo is a fun ride for sure, but it feels too commercial. It is the least epic installment of the Star Wars franchise. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
3/5 82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Deadpool 2 is a worthy sequel for sure. Everything salacious from the first film is pretty much injected with steroids here.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
2.5/5 38% Life of the Party (2018) Life of the Party is a good respite from the superheroes dominating the box office. Melissa McCarthy is a brilliant comedienne in her wheelhouse.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
3/5 75% Batman Ninja (2018) Batman Ninja is absolutely gorgeous, perhaps the most artistic vision of the Caped Crusader yet. The execution of the plot is patchwork.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
3.5/5 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Infinity War is so gargantuan in scope, it almost becomes too much to digest. The smaller moments that have made the Marvel Cinematic Universe so enjoyable are lost in the spectacle. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
3/5 78% Beirut (2018) Beirut is crisp and well acted, but an uneven foray into a city embroiled with sectarian conflict.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
2/5 32% I Feel Pretty (2018) I Feel Pretty has a girl power, love yourself message that is easily embraced. It just doesn't make that lesson entertaining for long enough. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
3/5 52% Rampage (2018) Rampage is a whole lot of popcorn guzzling, soda slurping fun. Director Brad Peyton's third endeavor with star Dwayne Johnson has their big-budget spectacle down pat.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
1.5/5 14% Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) Horror super producer Jason Blum delivers a Friday the thirteenth dud. Truth or Dare is painfully slow and tedious with an absurd plot. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3/5 83% Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018) Tennis legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe's epic rivalry hits the big screen with a fierce backhand. Borg vs. McEnroe captures the essence of the players, the pressures they faced, and their thrilling match.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
3/5 83% Blockers (2018) Blockers raises the genre bar of horny teenagers losing their virginity. Director Kay Cannon infuses a jolt of girl power in her feature debut. The result is a feel good comedy relatable to all.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
3/5 73% Ready Player One (2018) Ready Player One is like a two hour serving of Frosted Flakes with every toy in the box. The pop culture references are hurled nonstop.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
4/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) A Quiet Place takes a high concept and runs with it to absolute glory. It is the best horror film since Get Out.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2018
3/5 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) Pacific Rim Uprising is a rollicking robot and monster beatdown. It is surprisingly more fun than the original.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
2/5 80% Unsane (2018) Unsane has a weak script that gives up the goods too soon. That's a bummer because British actress Claire Foy delivers a dynamite performance. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
3.5/5 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Isle of Dogs dazzles with creativity and dry wit. Wes Anderson's unique vision permeates every wonderful, artistic frame.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
2/5 49% Tomb Raider (2018) Alicia Vikander is a good Lara Croft in a lacking Tomb Raider reboot.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
2.5/5 40% Gringo (2018) Gringo will certainly tickle your funny bone. The outrageous characters more than make up for the bewildering plot‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
2/5 40% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) A Wrinkle in Time is a sappy melodrama, devoid of mystery or wonder. Director Ava DuVernay beats positivity in with a sledgehammer.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
2/5 18% Death Wish (2018) Death Wish is no different than a standard, bloody action flick. Some parts are devastating, others funny, but the overall film lacks the punch of the original.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
3/5 87% Annihilation (2018) Annihilation is a slow crawl creep show with jolts good enough to send your popcorn airborne.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
3/5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) Red Sparrow runs long, but captivates with a strong lead performance and shocking violence. It is easily the most graphic film we've seen from Jennifer Lawrence.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2018
2/5 24% The 15:17 to Paris (2018) The 15:17 to Paris is a film about heroism portrayed by the actual heroes. Unfortunately, Clint Eastwood's retelling of their story falls woefully flat.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
4.5/5 97% Black Panther (2018) Black Panther is a comic masterpiece that transcends the genre. Michael B. Jordan is fantastic as Eric Killmonger, the best villain yet from Marvel Studios.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
3/5 62% Peter Rabbit (2018) Peter Rabbit is a rousing bunny adventure for all ages. Beatrix Potter's classic hero gets hip and hilarious for modern times.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2018
3.5/5 88% Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018) Gotham By Gaslight is a dark tale that ranks among the best of the DC Animated Universe. Fans of the classic comic will love this film. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2018
3/5 41% 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 82% 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
26% 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 51% Downsizing (2017) Matt Damon and Alexander Payne go small with mixed results.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
4.5/5 91% 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 52% 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