Advertisement
April 11, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 59°F

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.


Review: Film is shackled by bland characters and boring plot

By | Jan 29, 2020

The “Bad Boys” series has historically been defined as egregiously offensive and immature.


Review: Movies from the winter season

“Marriage Story,” “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker,” “Little Women” and “Cats” were statement films this winter season.


Review: Strong performances carry film’s colossal landscape

By | Jan 20, 2020

“A Hidden Life” feels like an aggregation of director Terrence Malick’s long-running, legendary career, similar to Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman.” Both films clock in at over two and a half hours long, display their directors’ stylistic versatilities and feature some of the directors’ finest scenes.


Review: Film captures realistic panic of war

By | Jan 17, 2020

Set during World War I, “1917” is a grand-scaled epic directed and co–written by Sam Mendes.


Review: Gangster drama boasts captivating storytelling

By | Dec 12, 2019

When compared to the other films Martin Scorsese has made during his 50–year career, “The Irishman” is his most rewarding.


Review: Sharp performances bring edge to film

By | Dec 10, 2019

Which celebrity killed Christopher Plummer in “Knives Out”?


Review: Cold doesn’t bother charming sequel

By | Dec 3, 2019

A chorus of singers chants a Norwegian song in harmony as Disney’s iconic Cinderella palace appears on the movie screen.


Review: Satiric film shines through bizarre comedy

By | Dec 3, 2019

Coming off the success of “Thor: Ragnarok,” writer, director and actor Taika Waititi returns to his off-beat style of comedy in “Jojo Rabbit.” Set in 1945 Germany, the film follows a young boy named Jojo Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) as he begins his journey as a member of the Hitler Youth.