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Review: Mysterious Netflix comedy makes mirth out of misery

By | Feb 10, 2017

The playful artistic direction and compelling mystery leave the audience wanting to explore more of the Baudelaire childrens’ world.


Review: Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ is a biting new comedy

By | Feb 8, 2017

“Santa Clarita Diet” is a dark offbeat satire about suburban angst, cannibalism and the labels we attach to neighbors and friends.


Deja View: Split

By | Feb 8, 2017

Ithacan editors and special guests discuss the movie “Split” in the first episode of a new reviews podcast, Deja View.


Review: Shyamalan recaptures old identity with ‘Split’

By | Jan 29, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest thriller, “Split,” is a return to form for the famously maligned director of “The Last Airbender” and “After Earth.”


Review: ‘Rogue One’ rebels against Star Wars tradition

By | Jan 23, 2017

“Rogue One” is, if nothing else, a chip off the old “Star Wars” block, which works both to its strengths and its weaknesses.


Review: Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ sings the same old tune

By | Jan 20, 2017

Hollywood may like “La La Land,” but it doesn’t need it, not nearly as much as it needs new voices, new faces, new stories and new talent.


Review: Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival disappoints fans

By | Dec 6, 2016

While it was exciting to watch Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel revive their roles as the Lorelai and Rory, the show failed to live up to the hype.


Review: Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’ fails to spark interest in viewers

By | Nov 12, 2016

“Inferno” leaves one question in the viewer’s mind: Why? Why did this adventure need to happen? Why do any of these characters matter?


Review: Netflix documentary ’13TH’ spawns racial discussions

By | Nov 4, 2016

One of the strongest qualities about “13TH” is its reckoning with a history that has consistently sought ways to oppress black Americans.


Review: ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ relies on feeble jump scares

By | Oct 31, 2016

“Ouija: Origin of Evil” attempts to go beyond flashy style, establishing complex, human relationships that are lacking in much of modern cinema.


Review: ‘The Girl on the Train’ plot teeters off the tracks

By | Oct 25, 2016

Overall, viewers looking for their next sexy-thriller fix should just stay home and read the book.


Review: Hodgepodge of mystery themes spoil Tim Burton’s film

By | Oct 18, 2016

The abilities of the Peculiars are a convoluted mess of special effects: They look flashy, but they come across as cheap plot devices.