Ryan St. Hilaire

Ryan St. Hilaire

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A man of few talents. Very few.

4 favorites constantly in rotation.

Favorite films

  • The Wolf of Snow Hollow
  • Amélie
  • Burn After Reading
  • Bringing Out the Dead

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  • Halloween Kills

    ★★★

  • There's Someone Inside Your House

    ★★★½

  • The Empty Man

    ★★★★

  • Casino Royale

    ★★★★★

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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    I know it’s not everybody’s cup of tea, but I just get lost in what was created here. There’s such an undeniable sense of energy.

    I really took note of the sound design; most moments are quiet, with them being emphasized by wind, birds, cars, music in the distance... it’s a time capsule if ever there was one. 

    I’m so caught off guard by it having such a lighthearted tone, slowly developing into melancholy. The music cues, California Dreaming and Out…

  • Toy Story 2

    Toy Story 2

    ★★★★★

    Want a sequel better than the original? Look no further, Toy Story 2 is exactly what you’re looking for. John Lasseter and company took time in creating the perfect sequel, and it shows with flying colors. Coming off an already wonderful and inventive first installment, virtually everything is improved upon and bumped up to 11. Just by the opening sequence alone, the way the credits blast on the screen screams they’ve come more confident than ever.

    The animation is noticeably better…

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  • Paddleton

    Paddleton

    ★★★★½

    I’ve.... never cried more, I don’t think?

    Finding out this had no dialogue in the script and it was entirely improvised makes me love this even more.

    My words won’t do it justice. This film just doubles down on all my favorite things. An indie drama with heart and honesty. 

    An exploration of death, loss, friendship, and love. Ray Romano deserves Oscar recognition. Mark Duplass is one of my favorite human beings. Director Alex Lehmann can continue making these types…

  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★★★

    This does literally everything right.