RSS feed for Ryan

Favorite films

Recent activity


Recent reviews

  • Man Bites Dog

    Man Bites Dog


    As dark as a dark comedy will get. In some ways it had to be as vile as it is to gets point across in the most effective way. You'll laugh often but there are also some very disturbing moments. Probably not something I'll be in a rush to ever see again, but I'm glad I saw it.

  • The Dark Tower

    The Dark Tower


    A turd that gives no one anything to be excited for. It feels so generic and rushed you wouldn't think it actually comes from source material with depth and character. Ka-tet and ka are never mentioned but shining and shine are because I guess the director had a stroke and forgot which Stephen King movie he was adapting after the first act. Jake is the lead and gets all the development (and even that's shallow) while Roland and the Man in Black are seemingly just there to vomit exposition.

    Disappointing doesn't even begin to describe it.

Popular reviews

  • Paperman



    When Disney makes animated women attractive it makes me feel like a weirdo.

  • This Was the XFL

    This Was the XFL


    Honestly a bit shallower than I was hoping for. Seemed like it was made for people who were either too young or not born yet to witness the XFL as they mostly hit on face-value stuff. If you watched the league in real time you remember most of it. Honestly felt like I just read the wikipedia article on it with a few small insights I hadn't heard before. Still pretty interesting but left too much on the table.