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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 5, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Family film creates original and beautiful fantasy

By | Mar 30, 2020

Usually, epic tales of perilous adventure come with a degree of separation between the audience and the characters.

Review: Film turns its origins into relevant commentary

By | Mar 23, 2020

Leigh Whannell’s “The Invisible Man” is tense and driven by Elizabeth Moss’ stellar performance.

Review: Jokers hit silver screen with laughs and charisma

By | Mar 4, 2020

Watching an episode of ’s hit show “Impractical Jokers” is like hanging out with a group of high school class clowns — except they are all middle-aged and have a long-running television show.

Review: Uncanny CGI overpowers engaging storytelling

By | Mar 4, 2020

Jack London’s “The Call of the Wild” is a timeless story, and the film adaptation tells it well.

Review: Low-budget film lacks imagination

By | Feb 25, 2020

Even before “Fantasy Island” begins, the movie is trying to scare you.

Review: Jumbled narrative creates chaos in bizarre thriller

By | Feb 18, 2020

Director Jeff Baena’s Sundance Film Festival entry “Horse Girl” is a bizarre experience that tackles difficult topics, including mental health, with a unique twist.

Review: Harley Quinn soars in glittery DC film

By | Feb 18, 2020

What happens when a long-term relationship with the Clown Prince of Crime, the Joker, comes to a messy end?

Review: Discordant narrative fails to maintain a steady beat

By | Feb 12, 2020

Predictable, disorganized and monotonous are just a few words to describe “The Rhythm Section,” a fast-paced action drama directed by Reed Morano.

Review: Film balances comedy and coming-of-age themes

By | Feb 12, 2020

Great coming-of-age films delicately balance comedy and drama like no other genre.

Review: “Miss Americana” is a self-driven narrative from Taylor Swift

By | Feb 11, 2020

The Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” is an exercise in public image.

Review: Brash humor drives forgettable British film

By | Feb 9, 2020

“The Gentleman,” directed by Guy Ritchie, un unabashedly British in its humor.

Review: Bland horror film churns with mediocre narrative

By | Feb 5, 2020

“The Turning” is an unexceptional horror film with an unresolved narrative.