Posts by Chris Ryan
‘Hollywood Prospectus Podcast’: The ‘Homeland’ and ‘Leftovers’ Season Premieres
Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss the season premieres of ‘The Leftovers’ and ‘Homeland.’
‘Hollywood Prospectus Podcast’: ‘Sicario’ and ‘Homeland’
Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss ‘Sicario,’ the return of ‘Homeland,’ and ‘The Leftovers.’
Are My Methods Unsound? Why ‘Sicario’ Is the ‘Apocalypse Now’ of the Drug War
In the past, movies about the war on drugs have played like procedurals — crime films — and they have played like cinematic journalism. This is especially true in the case of Steven Soderbergh’s 2000 film ‘Traffic,’ probably the most notable film ever made about the drug trade on the U.S.-Mexico border. But as the war on drugs has become the drug war, and as the prism through which we view the conflict has become increasingly militarized, so has the cinema surrounding it. And now this war has its ‘Apocalypse Now.’
Three Flagrant But True Premier League Statements: Anthony Martial Is Making Manchester Magical
Anthony Martial scores without scoring, Eric Dier is the man in the middle for Spurs, and Arsenal’s counterattack is must-see TV.
‘NBA After Dark’ Podcast: Summer Story Lines Around the NBA
Chris Ryan, Andrew Sharp, and Juliet Litman talk about NBA summer story lines and the rookies they are most excited about.
Four Incredible Things That Happened in Bayern Munich–Wolfsburg BESIDES Robert Lewandowski’s Five Goals
Here’s everything you might have missed from yesterday’s incredible individual performance if you were just watching the ball go in the back of the net (five friggin’ times).
‘Hollywood Prospectus Podcast’: The Emmys, Ryan Adams’s ‘1989’ Cover, and the Future/Drake Joint Mixtape
Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss the Emmys, Ryan Adams, Taylor Swift, Drake, Future, and the ‘Mr. Robot’ finale.
Flagrant But True Premier League Statements: The Costa Doing Business
Arsenal Arsenal’d. Chelsea Chelsea’d. And United United’d. As always, we stand by everything we say.
‘Grantland Soccer Podcast’: Trouble in Chelsea and the Weekend Premier League Action
Chris Ryan talks to Dave Schilling and Mike L. Goodman about the weekend Premier League action and the trouble at Chelsea.
‘Hollywood Prospectus Podcast’: ‘Narcos’ and ‘Mr. Robot’
Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss ‘Narcos’ and the ‘Mr. Robot’ delay and ponder the question of too much television.