Ryan has written 13 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2021.

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★★★★

    Jeremy Irons brings unmatched energy to this performance

  • The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap

    ★★★★★

    Just spent most of this rewatch thinking of who decided on Chessy

  • Love & Basketball

    Love & Basketball

    ★★★★★

    Quincy is kinda a fuck the whole time but okay

  • The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap

    ★★★★★

    I love this movie but can someone point me to the judge who okay’d this agreement to separate twins at birth

  • Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting

    ★★★★★

    Still the best movie ever made

    And so the long road of watching every single movie, tv show, commercial, etc that Matt Damon has appeared in begins

  • The Parent Trap

    The Parent Trap

    ★★★★★

    I printed out a ripped in half picture of Dennis Quaid in hopes of finding my twin someday

  • 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