TV Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Annie, Foxcatcher

TV Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Annie, Foxcatcher

My reviews of the week's new movies:
The Imitation Game Review

The Imitation Game Review

RYAN: Thuis movie features my favorite acting performance of the year - Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turning who history books omit but he is singlehandedly responsible for 1) creating the world's
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Review

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Review

RYAN: I'm so glad to have Brad joining me to complete our reviews of the Hobbit trilogy.  We reviewed the first two together and he's my Tolkien guru, so it has truly been helpful having him with me
Annie Review

Annie Review

RYAN: I fully expected to be completely trashing this movie because all the clips that were pre-released online looked blasphemous to a fan of the original Annie!  The music is synthesized, lyrics
TV Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings, Wild, Top Five

TV Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings, Wild, Top Five

My reviews of the week's new movies:
Exodus: Gods and Kings Review

Exodus: Gods and Kings Review

RYAN: I don't know if it counts as a remake or maybe a retelling of the story of Moses from the Bible. There's Charlton Heston in the classic Ten Commandments and there's the animated musical The
Wild Review

Wild Review

RYAN: It's the most wonderful time of the year - for movies too!  All the awards-buzzworthy movies are just flowing into theaters and this is one of the buzziest - directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, who
Top Five Review

Top Five Review

RYAN: This is a new comedy starring Chris Rock in which he also wrote and directed and you can tell because he got everyone he knows in Hollywood to make an appearance.  There are so many cameos in
Ryan Jay Movie Club

Ryan Jay Movie Club

If you're in the viewing area of The Morning Blend and want to enter to win free reserved seat tickets to this week's movie club screening... click here for details!
Skylight Music Theatre – The Wizard of Oz

Skylight Music Theatre – The Wizard of Oz

I'm thrilled to be participating in pre-show talks for all the Sunday and some Wednesday performances of the Skylight Music Theatre's production of The Wizard of Oz.  Click here for tickets! Here's a
TV Review – Horrible Bosses 2, Penguins of Madagascar

TV Review – Horrible Bosses 2, Penguins of Madagascar

New movie reviews for Thanksgiving week!
Horrible Bosses 2 Review

Horrible Bosses 2 Review

RYAN: It's the sequel to Horrible Bosses, which we saw together and I was basically just hoping this wouldn't follow the footsteps of The Hangover movies, which just kept repeating the same plot in