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Maureen Ryan

Maureen Ryan
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
80% Unlocking the Cage (2016) For those less familiar with her life, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise should serve as a bracing introduction, and as an inducement to dive into her prose, poetry and speeches.‐ Variety
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2017
100% The Witness for the Prosecution (2016) Director Julian Jarrold does a particularly fine job of creating the kind of atmosphere that mixes well-constructed anticipation with a certain strain of enjoyable dread, and in the leading role, Toby Jones is simply terrific.‐ Variety
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017
100% The Dresser (2015) The Dresser's humane wisdom is revealed in moving ways in the film's home stretch.‐ Variety
Read More | Posted May 25, 2016
87% All the Way (2016) All the Way tries to delve into that period from the perspective of the D.C. wheeler-dealer at the very top of the power structure, but this historical exploration unfortunately only goes part of the way.‐ Variety
Read More | Posted May 18, 2016
91% Grease: Live! (2016) Thanks to exceptional work from director Thomas Kail and several sterling supporting performances, much of Grease Live! was as sweet and tasty as a root beer float.‐ Variety
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2016
78% A Very Murray Christmas (2015) If the weather outside is frightful (or even if it's tolerable), there are worse ways to spend a holiday-season hour than with Murray and his glamorous chums.‐ Variety
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2015
80% 7 Days in Hell (2015) You'd have to search far and wide to find a program that hits its chosen target with such concentrated glee.‐ Huffington Post
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2015
94% The Normal Heart (2014) If you can get past the director's tics and tricks, there are some bravura scenes from Mantello, Roberts and Ruffalo that are worth the price of admission.‐ Huffington Post
Read More | Posted May 27, 2014
95% An Adventure in Space and Time (2013) Once "An Adventure" picks up momentum in its second half, viewers will begin to see what lurked behind Hartnell's formidable exterior: A dedication to getting it right and a very British desire to carry on, no matter how sticky things got.‐ Huffington Post
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2013
No Score Yet It has the kind of premise we've seen many times before. Rarely, however, will you see such visual rigor, emotional intelligence and assured storytelling brought to a mystery tale told in this kind of world.‐ Huffington Post
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2013
92% Page Eight (2011) I'd happily watch this cast read the phone book, but fortunately the script by David Hare (who also directed) is intelligent, engaging and generally makes good use of this singular cast's talents.‐ Huffington Post
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2012