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I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool

Friday, February 08, 2008

Best Movies Of 2004

I'm still working on my 2007 list, so how about this to tide you over?

Best Movies Of 2004:

01. "The Passion Of The Christ"
02. "Million Dollar Baby"
03. "Kill Bill Vol. 2"
04. "Collateral"
05. "Stander" (GREAT movie starring Thomas Jane)
06. "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind"
07. "Man On Fire"
08. "The Notebook"
09. ""The Motorcycle Diaries"
10. "The Assassination Of Richard Nixon"

Also enjoyed in 2004: "The Incredibles," "Saved!," "Shaun Of The Dead," "Open Water," "The Grudge" remake, "Hero" and to some degree (the acting, the directing, the lighting, the set design, not so much the story), "Birth."

Best Documentaries:

01. "Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster"
02. "Supersize Me!"
03. "Fahrenheit 9/11"
04. "Tupac: Resurrection"
05. "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War On Journalism"

Best Comic Book Movie: “The Punisher”
Runner-Up: “Hellboy”
Most Overrated Movie: “Spider-Man 2”
Biggest Disappointment: “Alien Vs. Predator”
Runner-Up: “Anchor Man”
Worse Remake: “The Stepford Wives”
Worst Movie: “Catwoman”

Records I loved in 2004: Morrissey, The Faint, Zao, Tiger Army, Demon Hunter...

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