Ryan Outcault

Ryan Outcault

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I'm simply a slut for cinema, a big ol' movie whore, a high-end prostitute of the filmic form.

Favorite films

  • The Holy Mountain
  • Friday the 13th
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl

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  • Nobody

    ★★★★★

  • The Woman in the Window

    ★★★½

  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin

    ★★

  • Willow

    ★★½

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  • Nobody

    Nobody

    ★★★★★

    Easily my favorite John Wick movie.

  • The Woman in the Window

    The Woman in the Window

    ★★★½

    Tacky lunacy at the bottom of a magnum-sized bottle of wine, The Woman in the Window is Joe Wright’s trashy stab at combining Hitchcockian homage with a Lifetime Original Movie. I don’t know what people wanted from this silly little movie, but I found just what I was looking for and had an overall great time letting the hackneyed/obvious twists come into focus. Just take an edible, sit back and override any impulse to predict what might happen next, replacing…

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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

    A recombination of so many things I’d seen before but never in this light or angle, and a few moments that were so brilliant I couldn’t believe they’ve never been committed to screen before now. An absolute must on as large a screen as possible to really drive home the feeling of seeing a Vermeer come to life. Bravo.

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★★

    I’m beyond thrilled that Charlie Kaufman revived the Meet the Parents franchise, I thought it was risky not having Ben Stiller or Robert De Niro involved but it really paid off. Robert Zemeckis proved to be a great influence and collaborator.
    Who wants some ham? I know I do!