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Julian Roman

Julian Roman
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 54% 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 61% 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 93% 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 94% 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 94% Baby Driver (2017) Baby Driver is a turbo-charged action classic. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
2.5/5 15% 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 16% 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 54% 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
48% Rough Night (2017) Everything Jillian Bell touches is comedy gold.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
1.5/5 15% 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
3/5 85% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) Captain Underpants is a potty humor masterpiece. It is meant for young children, but the adults will also be chuckling. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
3.5/5 92% Wonder Woman (2017) Wonder Woman is a winner, an immersive origin story with unexpected humor and epic action scenes. Gal Gadot proves she has the right stuff, every bit the feminist icon and hero fans deserve. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
2/5 19% Baywatch (2017) Baywatch has the expected eye candy, but is not clever and poorly made. Let the riptide drag you away from this one.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 23, 2017
2.5/5 29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Dead Men Tell No Tales is wildly uneven, but an improvement over the last installment. Johnny Depp goes to the well, but still rules the sea as Captain Jack Sparrow.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 22, 2017
2/5 75% Wakefield (2017) A peculiar tale about a distinctly unlikeable fellow, Wakefield drags considerably.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
2.5/5 35% Snatched (2017) Snatched is hilarious. It's a downright silly romp, but loaded with big laughs. The supporting cast adds a lot of unexpected humor.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
2/5 71% Alien: Covenant (2017) Alien: Covenant is a straight rehash of the same story. It's deja vu all over again.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 8, 2017
4/5 100% Last Men in Aleppo (2017) A heartbreaking chronicle of a city under siege, Last Men in Aleppo exemplifies the power if cinema.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
1.5/5 50% The Dinner (2017) An entirely unpleasant film about appalling people, The Dinner is excruciating to sit through.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
2/5 15% The Circle (2017) Emma Watson and Tom Hanks fall flat in The Circle, a dull and bloated exercise in technology's overreach.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2017
3.5/5 81% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 bursts unto the screen like a pack of rainbow skittles. It's a roaring space adventure with humor and heart.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2017
2.5/5 50% The Promise (2017) The Promise is an imperfect, but extremely compelling historical drama about the Armenian Genocide. Oscar Isaac delivers a powerful performance. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2017
2/5 67% Free Fire (2017) Free Fire has the characters crawling around like centipedes on the floor. It's a gimmick that wears thin fast.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2017
3.5/5 87% The Lost City of Z (2017) Charlie Hunnam shines in The Lost City of Z. Director James Gray delivers an intriguing and well shot biography of British explorer Percy Fawcett.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
2.5/5 37% Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) Smurfs: The Lost Village has Smurfette facing an existential crisis. It will put a smile on youngsters faces, the parents not as much.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
3/5 80% Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017) Teen Titans: The Judas Contract is a fast paced, action packed entry in the DC Universe. The Justice League has serious competition.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
2/5 69% Gifted (2017) Gifted is a syrupy sweet melodrama that tugs on your heart like a violin.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
3/5 45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Director Rupert Sanders has crafted a special effects wonder that will melt your eyeballs. If only the plot of Ghost in the Shell was on par with the technical achievement.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
3/5 60% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) The Zookeeper's Wife is deeply emotional and visceral, but fails to reach the bar set by better examples of the genre. Jessica Chastain and Johan Heldenbergh deliver sublime performances.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2017
3/5 16% CHIPS (2017) CHiPs is hilarious. Dax Shepard and Michael Pena breathe life into the tired and stale buddy cop genre. I laughed myself silly from start to finish.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
2.5/5 45% Saban's Power Rangers (2017) Power Ranges surprisingly captures teen angst in an effective way. There is an edge to the characters that lead to unexpected moments.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2017
3.5/5 78% T2 Trainspotting (2017) Director Danny Boyle recaptures lightning in a bottle. T2 Trainspotting is a vivid, frenetic sequel to the cult classic that made Ewan McGregor a star. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
3/5 76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Kong fans rejoice. Skull Island delivers the monster beat down exactly as promised. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
3/5 71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) Beauty and the Beast is a lavish spectacle. The major drawback is the total lack of surprise. The film is well made, but plays out exactly as expected.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
3/5 23% Table 19 (2017) Table 19 is a sweet and quirky comedy with a lot of heart. The ensemble cast shines in this tale of loners finding friendship.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
4/5 99% Get Out (2017) Get Out is an absolutely brilliant and original horror film. Imagine a devilishly twisted update of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Get Out is scary, laugh out loud funny, and an inspired satire of interracial relationships. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2017
3.5/5 93% Logan (2017) Logan is a dark and thrilling finale for Wolverine. Director James Mangold brings stark realism to the comic genre.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2017
3/5 35% The Great Wall (2017) Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall is a sleek monster film that befits the artistry of its director. It's action packed, beautifully shot, and much more humorous than expected.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
1.5/5 10% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) Fifty Shades Darker is not a comedy. Or at least I think it's not supposed to be funny. The sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey is borderline farcical.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
3.5/5 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Director Chris McKay takes the Dark Knight on a riotous, heartfelt new adventure. The LEGO Batman Movie is hilarious. Adults and children alike are going to be rolling in the aisles.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2017
2/5 17% The Space Between Us (2017) Science fiction meets young adult romance in the mostly forgettable The Space Between Us. The film has an interesting premise, but suffers from poor direction and a meandering script. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
2/5 43% Gold (2017) McConaughey's latest is no treasure.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
2.5/5 71% Justice League Dark (2017) Justice League Dark is worthy of the R-rating. It's markedly violent and truly dwells in the mystical realm, but is burdened by an overly intricate plot with multiple characters.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
2.5/5 43% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) Waif thin, scantily clad girls and chiseled dudes rain destruction on hapless baddies. xXx: Return of Xander Cage is an eye-candy action flick, pure and simple.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2017
3/5 75% Split (2017) James McAvoy is a one man show here. He gives a psychopathic tour de force performance. Split is M. Night Shyamalan's best film in fifteen years.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2017
3.5/5 92% Hidden Figures (2017) Three women of color transcended the boundaries of their time. They rose above a segregated, sexist society to show that intellect is color blind and gender neutral. Hidden Figures is a long overdue story.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2017
2.5/5 31% Passengers (2016) Passengers starts off with an interesting premise. Instead of capitalizing on its strong start, it peters away into science-fiction and romance convention.‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
4.5/5 92% La La Land (2016) La La Land is a beautiful, inspired film. Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will leave you with a bounce in your step and love in your hearts. ‐ MovieWeb
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016