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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

August 20, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Avengers assemble for an action-packed adventure

By | May 1, 2018

“Infinity War” is the perfect part one of what is likely to be the grandest and most expansive two-part epic to ever grace the silver screen.

Review: Joaquin Phoenix’s tortured protagonist packs a punch

By | May 1, 2018

Since Travis Bickle from Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver,” rarely have there been protagonists like the tortured Joe (Joaquin Phoenix).

Review: Visceral and creepy cult thriller is visually vivid

By | Apr 30, 2018

Fear permeates every scene. The audience members, mirroring the characters, sit uncomfortably in their dread.

Review: Incoherent narrative haunts ‘Ismaël’s Ghosts’

By | Apr 28, 2018

Desplechin’s direction is as hypnotic as his story is muddled, and at least his central performers get ample opportunities to show off their range.

Review: Blumhouse’s ‘Truth or Dare’ squanders its scares

By | Apr 26, 2018

However unfortunate it is that this film isn’t original or riveting, it does receive one accolade: the ability to make the audience laugh.

Review: Typical spy thriller exposes political plots

By | Apr 24, 2018

Disregarding the last five minutes of the movie, “Beirut” is a captivating spy thriller that holds the viewer’s attention and tells a fairly successful story.

Review: Mindless monster movie is silly but satisfying

By | Apr 23, 2018

Brad Peyton has a knack for putting Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson into seemingly inescapable situations and having him come out completely untouched.

Review: Studio comedy shines with unexpected intimacy

By | Apr 21, 2018

“Blockers” is a good movie. Yes. You read that right. The film that features butt chugging, sex pacts and vomit is nuanced and emotionally resonant.

Review: Anderson’s animation brings beauty to bleak dystopia

By | Apr 17, 2018

It’s more clear than ever that Hollywood needs to create more adventure stories like “Isle of Dogs” that perfectly blend action, humor and heart.

Review: Drama takes fresh perspective on political scandal

By | Apr 17, 2018

The film’s true focus is on the people who surround the family — the political fixers that maintain the Kennedy mythology.

Review: ‘Flower’ relies on caricatures of female characters

By | Apr 10, 2018

The true problem with “Flower” is that it is a female-led film by male writers who have no real insight on the topics they are attempting to tackle.

Review: Slow-paced panic permeates “A Quiet Place”

By | Apr 10, 2018

It’s encouraging to see a horror film both so visceral and so unequivocally frightening.