On TV: No Escape, We Are Your Friends, Jimmy’s Hall Review

On TV: No Escape, We Are Your Friends, Jimmy’s Hall Review

My reviews of the week's new movies:
We Are Your Friends Review

We Are Your Friends Review

RYAN: This movie makes me feel skeptical, or jaded or insert any dissenting word, because it's about a DJ and I just didn't predict much connection to the characters, the story, reality, etc... Not
Jimmy’s Hall Review

Jimmy’s Hall Review

RYAN: When I heard about this film, I had hoped it would be a cute movie about dancing and the fight for justice in early 1930s Ireland.  But As it turns out, it's basically a period remake of
No Escape Review

No Escape Review

RYAN: This is a new suspenseful thriller starring Owen Wilson and Lake Bell, whom you don't normally think of for this genre, but they were both fantastic.  They play an average American family who
On TV: Influential Movies

On TV: Influential Movies

My picks for movies that influenced the generations: The Breakfast Club, Clueless, Harry Potter series, The Notebook, When Harry Met Sally..., and Heathers!
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!
On TV: American Ultra, The End of the Tour, The Diary of a Teenage Girl

On TV: American Ultra, The End of the Tour, The Diary of a Teenage Girl

My reviews of the week's new movies:
American Ultra Review

American Ultra Review

RYAN: This film is different because it's a CIA, undercover agent movie that has a sci fi vibe to it.  But it's overly ambitious and doesn't really work.  It tried for what Quentin Tarantino does
The Dairy of a Teenage Girl Review

The Dairy of a Teenage Girl Review

RYAN: Let me just preface this review by saying I tend to like disturbing drama.  I like it when it shakes me into reality, makes me feel uncomfortable, questions rights and wrongs and the like
The End of the Tour Review

The End of the Tour Review

RYAN: This is a new biopic, character study, chronicling a journalist who spends several days traveling with a famous American author to do a feature story on him in Rolling Stone magazine.  It's
On TV: The Man from UNCLE, Straight Outta Compton Review

On TV: The Man from UNCLE, Straight Outta Compton Review

My reviews of the week's new movies:
Straight Outta Compton Review

Straight Outta Compton Review

RYAN: I found this movie interesting because I'm not of fan of hip hop and rap music.  I only peripherally paid attention to these artists over the decades, but after seeing this film, you realize