Richard Roeper, Richard

  1. Devil's Knot 2014 Comes across as a cinematic, slightly dramatized Cliffs Notes edition a story that's been told often. full review
  2. Arthur Newman 2013 An offbeat, sometimes self-congratulatory road movie romance. full review
  3. The Big Wedding 2013 Looks great, some terrific ingredients, but when you slice it up, what a disappointment. full review
  4. Black Rock 2013 This is a lean and mean variation on a familiar theme, tense throughout, with some terrific performances. full review
  5. Diana 2013 Diana" is one big missed opportunity full review
  6. Don Jon 2013 Offbeat, frank and often surprising gem. full review
  7. Girl Most Likely 2013 Another movie about a woman falling into a deep funk because some narcissistic twit dumped her. full review
  8. Lovelace 2013 Lovelace" is a well-made but grim film. full review
  9. Olympus Has Fallen 2013 'Olympus Has Fallen is just too much of a pale 'Die Hard' ripoff. full review
  10. Side Effects 2013 Steven Soderbergh is one of our best and most versatile directors. full review
  11. Twice Born 2013 A magnificent performance from Penelope Cruz. full review
  12. Bernie 2012 Has a little bit of an East Texas Fargo feel. Jack Black gives one of his best performances. full review
  13. Bully 2012 There's no doubt 'Bully' should be required viewing in every classroom in America full review
  14. End of Watch 2012 Writer/director David Ayer gives us an authentic, sometimes shockingly gruesome ride along. full review
  15. Flight 2012 Denzel Washington gives one of his most nuanced and impressive performances. full review
  16. The Good Doctor 2012 Orlando Bloom gives one of his most interesting performances; It's a creepy, effectively chilling piece of work. full review
  17. The Guilt Trip 2012 A breezy, funny and warm road-trip comedy. full review
  18. The Hunger Games 2012 Well-paced, well-directed and extremely well acted entertainment. full review
  19. The Innkeepers 2012 A nice change-up. Not much gore, but some good scares. full review
  20. Jack Reacher 2012 The dialogue is often unintentionally funny and Cruise's performance is all wrong. full review
  21. L!fe Happens 2012 Cliched premise rescued by some sharp one-liners and an endearing cast. full review
  22. Mansome 2012 An amusing if slight look at the grooming, preening and stylistic ways of the 21st century man. full review
  23. ParaNorman 2012 Paranorman has a unique look that's equal parts old school and cutting edge. full review
  24. Playing for Keeps 2012 Smarmy. Dopey. Sloppy. Lazy. Creepy. Tone-deaf. Predictable. Embarrassing. Lousy. full review
  25. The Raven 2012 It's 'Saw' meets 'Sherlock Holmes.' " full review
  26. Red Lights 2012 One of the worst movies of this or any other year. full review
  27. What to Expect When You're Expecting 2012 Exactly what you'd expect. And that's not a good thing. full review
  28. Friends With Benefits 2011 The best romantic comedy of the year. full review
  29. The Other Woman 2011 One of the bigger challenges in Natalie Portman's career, and she responds with sublime work. full review
  30. Blue Valentine 2010 Flashes of brilliance, but the lead performances were mannered and the script overwritten. Too self-consciously indie-hipster. full review
  31. The Joneses 2010 Sometimes the social satire is a bit too obvious, but thanks to a smart screenplay and excellent performances, "The Joneses" is largely successful in delivering on its intriguing premise. full review
  32. Kaboom 2010 Sexy, dark, occasionally funny, good performances--but it's just too stupid to recommend. full review
  33. The King's Speech 2010 By now we almost take Firth's brilliance for granted. Almost. He's magnificent here, as are Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. full review
  34. The Switch 2010 Likable cast wasted in a dopey comedy. But hey, at least it has the first head-lice-removal instructional montage in romcom history. full review
  35. Bruno 2009 Undeniably funny, but the targets are far too obvious. full review
  36. New York, I Love You 2008 Not quite as wonderful as "Pari, je t'aime," but still one of my favorite movies of 2009. full review
  37. /titles/197050 The deeper we go into this story, the more ridiculous the coincidences and plot twists. full review
  38. /titles/197051 One of the best movies I've seen this year. full review
  39. /titles/197383 After the bleak brilliance of 'Shame,' this is an almost sunny look at sexual addiction. Almost. full review