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All posts by Ryan Guido

Ryan Guido is a student that has had an admiration for film for many years. He enjoys viewing, analyzing, and writing about film and the many components of it, and has often been called a "movie encyclopedia" by his friends and peers alike.

The Brilliance of ‘Twin Peaks,’ Thirty Years Later

I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange. It has been thirty years since FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper and the town of Twin Peaks first appeared on televisions worldwide, and the show has been beloved and revered ever ...

‘The Virtues’ Season 1 Review

The Raw Edge of Human Vulnerability Shane Meadows’ The Virtues (2019) is drama at its finest. It revolves around Joseph, played by the always-brilliant Stephen Graham (Snatch (2000), This Is England (2006), The Irishman (2019)) as he struggles to cope with his son moving to Australia with his ex-wife. The audience then gets to witness ...

Amazing Stories: ‘The Cellar’ Review

Steven Spielberg’s anthology series Amazing Stories has been re-imagined for the 21st century audience. The episode generously provided by Apple for this review is titled “The Cellar” and is surrounded around young Sam Taylor played by Dylan O’Brien (Teen Wolf, The Maze Runner) who finds himself travelling through time to Prohibition Era United States (the ...

‘Onward’ Film Review

Pixar's latest - A surprise to be sure, but a welcomed one Onward (2020) is the story of two elf brothers who embark on a magical journey in a world now lacking magic and wonder. I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed this film due to the low expectations I had going in, ...

‘Emma.’ Film Review

Style over substance plagues the latest adaption of Jane Austen's classic novel Emma. (2020) is another rendition of Jane Austen's classic coming-of-age novel about noblewoman Emma Woodhouse's attempts to meddle in her friend's love affairs, always with the best intentions at heart of course. This version of the story comes from feature film newcomer Autumn ...

‘The Call of the Wild’ Film Review

To boldly go where no dog has gone before The Call of the Wild (2020) delivers a refreshing take on Jack London's classic tale. For those who don't know, the film tells the story of a recluse dog named Buck who embarks on an epic adventure after being kidnapped from his comfortable home in the ...

John Williams’ 20 Best Pieces of Music

John Williams is often regarded as the greatest film composer of all time. With a career spanning six decades, 25 Grammy Awards, five Academy Awards (52 nominations - second only to Walt Disney), four Golden Globe Awards, and seven British Academy Film Awards, it's hard to not have stumbled upon the maestro at least once ...

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