Ryan has written 30 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ .

  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    Theo Twombley still vibing with his ukulele

  • Before Midnight

    Before Midnight

    ★★★★★

    This is going to be long so bear with me...

    Firstly, there’s some unexplainable it factor this trilogy possesses, the way it strikes you and delivers these poignant and memorable performances, in maybe the most simplistic movies ever. There’s a force that drives the viewer toward Jesse and Celine, a force that makes even their stupidest conversation, or in this case their most aggressive conflict, seem like the best thing that can be put on screen. 

    Secondly, there’s something about…

  • Before Sunset

    Before Sunset

    ★★★★★

    There’s something that draws you into a regular conversation. There’s aspects of film, when the dialogue is so polished that it’s clear it’s a film, however something is slightly different here. There aren’t any major errors or silences, but it just seems to be a direct view into a conversation of two people who are truly unhappy with their state or life. They talk and talk and talk and it’s the absolute perfect thing. 

    I really enjoyed My Dinner With…

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★★

    If that were me I would’ve just kinda awkwardly exchanged glances for a half hour then went on my way

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★★★

    I think Paul Rudd should just become an English teacher and hand out books to troubled teens instead of making another Ant man

  • Love & Basketball

    Love & Basketball

    ★★★★★

    Took a very short hiatus off of the top 4

    I assumed as soon as I rewatched this would come back on and I was correct 

    This is the perfect movie

  • Hannah Montana: The Movie

    Hannah Montana: The Movie

    ★★★★★

    WHERE DID TRAVIS LEAVE HIS HORSE DURING THE CONCERT

  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★★★

    I love Aaron Sorkin

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★★★

    Aaron Sorkin is still, in fact, the king of dialogue

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    ★★★★★

    I’ve written about 50 different reviews for this and deleted them all, so this is what you get

  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★★★

    Aaron Sorkin could shit in a bag, record it for 25 hours, and say nothing, and I would still give it 5 stars

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★★★

    I love you Aaron Sorkin