Richard Roeper Columnist
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Richard Roeper, a Sun-Times contributor since 1987 and a Chicago native, is the author of seven books and the former co-host of "Ebert & Roeper and the Movies." He is the film critic for ABC-7’s "Windy City Live."

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623 Articles
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‘The Patient’ a breakthrough for Steve Carell, playing a shrink kidnapped by a serial killer

On intense series on Hulu, murderer hopes his captive can help him stop his homicidal ways.

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3 months ago
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Kevin Hart’s ‘Me Time’ a waste of Your Time

Stunningly unfunny Netflix film pairs the comedian with Mark Wahlberg as reunited buddies partying and committing awf...

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‘Samaritan’: Stallone proves his expressive powers in a modest superhero universe

Entertaining fantasy film tells its mentor-protege story in low-key style.

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4 months ago
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‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’: Idris Elba arrives to grant wishes in meandering fantasy

Strange tale co-stars Tilda Swinton as academic who frees the big guy.

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4 months ago
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Flashy ‘Mike’ miniseries depicts both feats and flaws of the polarizing boxer

Trevante Rhodes (‘Moonlighting’) nails Tyson’s look and sound in the Hulu project.

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‘Breaking’: In tense thriller, a desperate ex-Marine takes hostages to get his VA money

John Boyega shifts from reflection to rage as the frustrated veteran getting no help from his country.

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4 months ago
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‘Welcome to Wrexham’: Fascinating FX series follows Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney on quest to reb...

The stars are serious about the project, and their money and attention makes a difference to the team and the fans in...

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‘Chad and JT Go Deep’: Pranksters achieve moments of hilarity playing idiot activists in California

The bits are sometimes juvenile, sometimes amusing in fake Netflix documentary series.

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4 months ago
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‘Spin Me Round’: Erratic pasta-restaurant comedy doesn’t quite stick

Alison Brie and the cast are fantastic, but the story veers unsuccessfully from light to dark to silly.

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‘House of the Dragon’: HBO’s entertaining prequel has all the gore, gravity and gut-punch power o...

The location shots are beautiful and lush, and the strong cast includes familiar veterans along with some greatly tal...

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‘Beast’: Revenge-minded lion hunts Idris Elba in a gorgeous but goofy horror safari

The big cat shows astonishing tracking and survival instincts as he preys on a tourist, his two daughters and his friend

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‘Look Both Ways’: It’s two fun romcoms in one as Netflix film shows a pair of paths for heroine

Utterly endearing Lili Reinhart plays a contented mom in one scenario and an ambitious dreamer in the other.

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