Ann Arbor, MI
Hometown: Brighton

Member since:

October 28, 2005

Who are your favorite filmmakers?

Some are... Wes Anderson, Julie Taymor, Larry Clark, Billy Bob Thornton, Sam Mendes, Spielberg, Scorsese, The Coppolas, Hitchcock...

What are some of your favorite movies?

Rushmore, Napoleon Dynamite, LOTR, Lost in Translation, Silence of the lambs, Leon/The Professional, Se7en, Reservoir Dogs, Fargo, Magnolia, Sling Blade, Kids, Taxi Driver, The Shining, Jaws, Young Frankenstein, Days of Wine and Roses, Titus, American Beauty, Heat, The Deer Hunter, Blue Velvet, Basquiat, True Romance, Pollock

What lessons could the Hollywood studios learn from independent or foreign filmmakers?

Less is more.


Hi, I enjoy the meetup group, it gives me another excuse to get out and see some really great movies. Fortunately A2 brings in a good variety of films. It's nice to find some people enjoying them and sharing a common interest.

What Ryan is saying about this Meetup Group

A chance to see some great films and a fun social environment as well!

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  • Gopa

    Hi Ryan! So great you joined.....here­'s to lots of fun art activities!

    Oct 25, 2010 10:43 PM
  • Stefin

    Woooo! I made a meetup!! :)

    Jun 04, 2009 6:32 PM
  • Scott

    The Ann Arbor Film Fans Meetup Group

    Thank you, Ryan, for opening up your home for the Wine Potluck/"Sidewa­ys" gathering!

    Mar 15, 2009 9:02 AM
  • Paula G.

    Hey Ryan, I'd love to come to your Oscars Party.
    Know of anyone driving from Canton, Plymouth,
    Novi, etc? I'd love to ride
    share. Paula

    Feb 20, 2009 4:37 PM
  • Nicole

    VegAnnArbor - Ann Arbor's Vegetarian & Vegan Meetup Group

    yay, you joined! welcome to vegannarbor "officially" - hope to see you soon! :)

    Oct 20, 2008 10:32 PM
  • Shana

    The Ann Arbor Film Fans Meetup Group

    Thanks! I wish I could have made it for the last meet up but I didn't make it back in time. And yep that's Bob Saget. We're pals.

    Jun 10, 2008 10:20 AM
  • Laurie

    The Ann Arbor Film Fans Meetup Group

    He was quite the gentleman and showed me to my State Theater seat!

    Jan 07, 2008 9:59 AM
  • Sarah

    Ryan is one cool dude :)
    Thank you for keeping the TA2ICFMG going! You're AWESOME!

    Oct 12, 2007 7:03 PM
  • ben

    Ryan's a cool guy for a drink, alcoholic or otherwise, and a font of wisdom on matters photographic.

    Dec 11, 2005 3:16 PM

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