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October 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Video games and visuals fail vivid synth-pop album

By | Oct 2, 2019

From Janelle Monae’s “Dirty Computer” to Melanie Martinez’s “K-12,” an increasing number of musical artists have accompanied their album releases with short films — and M83 is no different.

Review: Period drama lacks royal touches of original series

By | Oct 1, 2019

“Downton Abbey” captivated audiences after its premiere in the U.S.

Review: Sci-fi film wanes into weariness and boredom

By | Oct 1, 2019

Director James Gray delivers a visionary look into the future with his new film, “Ad Astra,” starring Brad Pitt.

Review: Unlikable characters doom “Tall Girl” to mediocrity

By | Sep 30, 2019

Being a 16-year-old girl can be hard, especially with the crippling insecurities that come with growing up.

Review: Empowering cast steals the spotlight

By | Sep 23, 2019

“Hustlers,” directed by Lorene Scafaria, is based on an article published in New York Magazine in 2015 by Jessica Pressler.

Review: Dynamic characters keep horror film afloat

By | Sep 17, 2019

The first part of the “IT” franchise opens with an iconic scene: Pennywise the Clown (Bill Skarsgård) confronts Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) in a sewer; the scene results in the 6-year-old boy’s arm viciously being bitten off in the clown’s jaws.

Review: Fluid and stylish animation carries biopic

By | Sep 11, 2019

The early 20th–century world of surrealism and scandal, backwoods Spanish villages and the bohemian Parisian art world are vividly illustrated in “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles.” Directed by Salvador Simo, the animated biopic’s subject is Luis Buñuel, one of the most famous Spanish directors of the 20th century and a pioneer of surrealism and satire in film.

Review: Continuation of “Invader Zim” conquers

By | Sep 2, 2019

The last time audiences saw Invader Zim of the Irken Empire, he flushed himself down a toilet, never to be seen again.

Review: Book adaptation matches terror of original

By | Aug 28, 2019

PG-13 horror movies can be hit or miss.

Review: “Her Smell” is painfully slow but is saved by lead actor

By | Apr 29, 2019

“Her Smell,” an indie drama from writer and director Alex Ross Perry, is painfully slow in spite of the pure chaos it depicts.

Review: Horror movie “La Llorona” is cursed to fail

By | Apr 28, 2019

For decades, horror movies have replicated the hard work “The Exorcist” did in 1973 to produce one sleek but soulless thrill ride after another.

Review: Stop-motion film is visually stunning

By | Apr 23, 2019

“Missing Link” is a visually spectacular stop-motion film about friendship and finding one’s place in the world.