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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

February 23, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Black artists excel in Afrofuturistic epic

By | Feb 21, 2018

“Black Panther” is a breath of fresh air in a franchise of films that have long felt too similar to one another.

Review: Stop-motion animation brings the Stone Age to life

By | Feb 20, 2018

The humor, heart and animation in “Early Man” make it a worthy addition to Aardman Studio’s already impressive catalog.

Review: ‘Peter Rabbit’ hops with frenetic fun

By | Feb 20, 2018

Glee and excitement pervade in “Peter Rabbit” from the first frame to the finale, but between the moments of triumph are instances of darkness.

Review: Stylish cyberpunk series tells a scattered story

By | Feb 17, 2018

“Altered Carbon” tries to cram too much plot into too few episodes, trading stable storylines for pointless, plodding tangents.

Review: Science fiction film strays from franchise’s success

By | Feb 13, 2018

Dabbling in several genres without committing to any of them, “The Cloverfield Paradox” feels incomplete, cobbled together and woefully unsatisfying.

Review: ‘Winchester’ is a wearisome waste of time

By | Feb 12, 2018

It’s frustrating to see horror filmmakers, who are in one of the most imaginative genres in film, make movies that are entirely devoid of creativity.

Review: Netflix captures comedy magazine’s character

By | Feb 6, 2018

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” is not a typical biopic. Instead, it’s a love letter to Doug Kenney and the National Lampoon.

Review: Gut-wrenching Western wears down viewers

By | Feb 6, 2018

Director Scott Cooper puts together a visually appealing film, but pacing and character issues hold “Hostiles” back.

Review: Heist movie is a hyper-masculine misfire

By | Feb 6, 2018

“Den of Thieves” is too serious to be enjoyable and too outlandish to be taken seriously.

Review: Intimate, original romance is bold and beautiful

By | Jan 31, 2018

“Call Me by Your Name” is a story about true love and human affection, with emotional acting and stunning camera work.

Review: ‘The Commuter’ derails before it leaves the station

By | Jan 30, 2018

Even when the climax kicks into high gear, Director Collet-Serra’s vehicular thriller fails to quicken the pulse.

Review: Cookie-cutter country romance lacks character

By | Jan 30, 2018

“Forever My Girl” feels like a Hallmark Channel movie that mistakenly got a wide release.