Ryan Liddiard

Ryan Liddiard

Favorite films

  • Rumble Fish
  • Roman Holiday
  • All That Jazz
  • About Schmidt

Recent activity

  • Trumbo


  • The Holdovers


  • Nebraska


  • The Damned United


Recent reviews

  • Five Nights at Freddy's

    Five Nights at Freddy's


    Five Nights at Freddy Krueger’s would've been better than this.

    2023 Ranked

  • The Holdovers

    The Holdovers


    And the award for Warm Blanket of the Year goes to…

    Alexander Payne’s latest picture The Holdovers, a cozy little chestnut of a movie filled with all the sweet and sour goodness of table-side Cherries Jubilee. One of my most anticipated films this year, The Holdovers does not fail to deliver, thanks in large part to three moving central performances, some time-travelling art departments, and a wonderfully well-written screenplay.

    The plot of The Holdovers doesn’t need to be explained—it’s pretty…

Popular reviews

  • Don't Worry Darling

    Don't Worry Darling


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    What in the Matrix hell!!!

    I was lucky enough to catch Don’t Worry Darling a few days early, and my first question is this: Why the fuck is this film getting spit on so much?

    Sure, Olivia Wilde’s Stepford Wives - Truman Show love child isn’t flawless, but it’s far from the punching bag critics have been beating up on ever since its memeification at Venice. Honestly, did I watch the same movie, or was it some new cut done…

  • Bullet Train

    Bullet Train


    David Leitch’s latest, Bullet Train, rolls into theatres this week and while it’s not the smooth maglev’d ride its double entendre of a title would suggest, it’s certainly an entertaining one. Starring Brad Pitt, whose week promoting the film has been one long parade of Fruity Pebbles-inspired linen-blend suits and skirts, Bullet Train is packed with about as much colour and energy as a bowl of the Post cereal.

    Admittedly, I was pretty lethargic heading into this one—in a few…