ROMAN J. ISRAEL ESQ. (Theatrical Release USA 2017)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.4|5.0 Starsìììì

Roman J. Israel Esq. provides a good story ‘right off the bat’. Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell lend top-of-the-line acting skill to this film. The movie takes total intellectual involvement, does not give away its conclusion, and provides keen insight into basic human nature when that nature motivates rightly. The script displays depth and exceptional creativity. Great work for Director Dan Gilroy. The movie is a homerun with all bases loaded. It’s an easily missed movie that makes an outstanding addition to the video home library collection.

Storyline

An ethically motivated lawyer meets a financially motivated lawyer.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Dan Gilroy for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Michael Bloom, Betsy Danbury, Derek Dauchy, Aaron L. Gilbert, Poppy Hanks, Charles D. King, Alex Lebovici, Brian Oliver, Adam Pincus, Steve Ponce, Ben Ross, and Kim Roth for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Denzel Washington), ; George Pierce (Colin Farrell), Maya Alston (Carmen Ejogo), Vernita Wells (Lynda Gravatt), Lynn Jackson (Amanda Warren), Fritz Molinar (Hugo Armstrong), Connor Novick (Sam Gilroy), Jesse Salinas (Tony Plana), Derrell Ellerbee (DeRon Horton), Carter Johnson (Amari Cheatom), and Security Bailiff (Vince Cefalu).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. High-end movie that leaves a good aftertaste.

Ben Meyers

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