Ryan Jay Movie Club

Ryan Jay Movie Club

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A Most Violent Year Review

A Most Violent Year Review

RYAN: Is this the dream team or what?  I was psyched to see these two costar in a movie, and that's even before learning they're friends in real life.  They met at school at Juilliard and have been
Black or White Review

Black or White Review

RYAN: This is the new drama starring Oscar winners Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer as Grandparents fighting over the custody of their granddaughter. CAROLINE: And how is it? RYAN: It's not
On TV: Mortdecai, The Boy Next Door, Mr. Turner Review

On TV: Mortdecai, The Boy Next Door, Mr. Turner Review

My reviews of the week's new movies:
Mortdecai Review

Mortdecai Review

RYAN: Although it's opening in January, I had high hopes for this movie; love the cast and was all kinds of ready to be disappointed, but happily, I'm not - this movie is super!  It's a delightfully
The Boy Next Door Review

The Boy Next Door Review

RYAN: This movie is so bad it's good.  Honestly... it has many good components in it that just add up to zero. It's worse than a B movie but better than a made-for-TV.  It's like it should be on
Mr. Turner Review

Mr. Turner Review

RYAN: This is a new biopic about impressionist painter JMW Turner, strategically released last year for some awards buzz - it has four Oscar noms (cinematography, costumes, score, production design)
Critics Choice Movie Awards 2015

Critics Choice Movie Awards 2015

WINNERS OF THE 20th ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDSBest Picture – “Boyhood” Best Actor – Michael Keaton, “Birdman” Best Actress – Julianne Moore, “Still
Golden Globe Awards 2015

Golden Globe Awards 2015

Tonight kicks off award season!! I'll be posting live updates for all the winners in movie categories!! 8pm - Laughing out loud at Tina & Amy's open - killing it!! 8:15 - Best Supporting
On TV: Selma, Inherent Vice, Taken 3 Movie Review

On TV: Selma, Inherent Vice, Taken 3 Movie Review

My reviews of the week's new movies:
Taken 3 Review

Taken 3 Review

RYAN: Did Taken really need to become a trilogy?  No need to respond.  That was rhetorical.  The first was mediocre and the second a waste of time - now this one is a complete mess.  At least the