Kyle Ryan

Kyle Ryan
Kyle Ryan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): AV Club
Publications: AV Club

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool (2011) It's a hybrid of Kroll doing stand-up and sketches, nicely mixing new material with characters he's developed over the years. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
B 71% I Am Chris Farley (2015) I Am Chris Farley has its moments, but it plays more like a loving tribute than documentary, as if a bunch of his friends got together to tell stories. In that way, it succeeds, but it's hard to shake the feeling that the picture isn't complete. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2015
B+ 95% Amy (2015) Winehouse was a complicated artist who deserved a nuanced, honest look at her life. In lesser hands, Amy could be a feature-length E! True Hollywood Story, but Kapadia treats his subject with respect and heart. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2015
B 83% Our Man in Tehran (2015) For people with a limited understanding of the Iranian Revolution, Our Man In Tehran offers an easily digestible history lesson. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2015
B 89% Run & Jump (2014) Forte's strength in playing awkward characters works to his advantage. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2014
B 91% The Punk Singer (2013) A little more distance could have been beneficial, but The Punk Singer is enlightening regardless. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2013
B 26% Ass Backwards (2013) Ass Backwards overcomes the obvious beats with clever, occasionally dark jokes that reveal the sharpness of its stars' writing. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2013
B+ 82% The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013) Once viewers adjust to the cognitive dissonance between intense Flemish dialogue and English performances of country and bluegrass songs,The Broken Circle Breakdown is a film that will likely stick with them long after the credits roll. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2013
B- 61% Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013) Bad Grandpa mostly succeeds in its very modest goal. It's Borat without the satirical edge, with Knoxville and longtime Jackass director Jeff Tremaine taking the most outrageous parts of that film and escalating them dramatically. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2013
D 65% Broadway Idiot (2013) This documentary by rookie director Doug Hamilton plays more like a featurette on an American Idiot DVD than a stand-alone film. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2013
C- 36% Salinger (2013) The stories are pretty fascinating, but like all documentarians, Salerno faces the problem of what to put onscreen. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2013
C 28% Jobs (2013) Gets points for ambition, but ultimately feels like a made-for-TV movie mistakenly playing at the multiplex. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2013
B 61% Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013) Let Me Explain finds Hart at the peak of his powers, so the film's long coronation feels justified, if gaudy. Strip away the preamble and just give him a mic, and he'd earn it all the same. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2013