Ryan Syrek

Ryan and Matt deal with their first angry letter, dish on Lego Batman, and try to find Matt some lovin'. more

Feb 17, 2017 3:10 PM Film

This spin-off of a one-note, hilarious character from The Lego Movie feels exactly one-note and less hilarious. more

Feb 17, 2017 1:50 PM Film

With more goofy mythos and plenty more headshots, this second chapter is the rare sequel that outdoes the original. more

Feb 11, 2017 4:54 PM Film

A well-intended and frequently brilliant glimpse into a genius from the past with insight on the present. more

Feb 11, 2017 4:44 PM Film

Lots of cool stuff at local theaters this month means a special Cutting Room! more

Feb 8, 2017 1:36 PM Cutting Room

Jim Jarmusch's slice-of-life contemplation stumbles at the end but is a poetic treat before that. more

Feb 8, 2017 12:13 PM Film

This is a boring, useless retread of a franchise that belongs at the bottom of a well. more

Feb 3, 2017 1:16 PM Film

A bit later than most, because I wanted to get it right, here are my top 10 and worst 5 movies of 2016! more

Feb 3, 2017 7:00 AM Film

This week we focus on Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, as well as the typical shenanigans. more

Jan 30, 2017 8:38 AM Film

This is a solid thriller with a meta-twist and an enjoyable lead performance. more

Jan 27, 2017 11:30 AM Film

It's our Best and Worst of 2016 episode AND a discussion of XXX: Return of Xander Cage. Two episodes because we are THAT XTREME! more

Jan 20, 2017 12:45 PM Film

This attempt to resurrect a franchise is an off-brand Fast and Furious. more

Jan 20, 2017 12:27 PM Film

The gang at Film Streams is doing so much, they get their own column! more

Jan 18, 2017 9:57 AM Cutting Room

A horrid, gross, self-indulgent gangster epic that is four terrible movies all at once. more

Jan 13, 2017 1:44 PM Film

This week we tackle Ben Affleck's "masterpiece" Live by Night, which should die in a fire. more

Jan 13, 2017 12:22 PM Film

It's time to consider what's next for the medium of film in the new presidential era. more

Jan 6, 2017 4:04 PM Film

A cliched but important and moving real-life story about three black women we really should have known about before now. more

Jan 6, 2017 2:25 PM Film

A pleasant, if somewhat punchless and insignificant, documentary about a remarkable young woman. more

Jan 3, 2017 8:36 AM Film

Destined to join the ranks of The King's Speech and The Artist as "Oscar winners time forgets," this is overrated stuff. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:30 AM Film

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