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September 25, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Ginsburg’s legacy burns bright in 2018 documentary

By | Sep 23, 2020

“RBG,” a 2018 Academy Award–nominated documentary, honors the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 18.

Review: Turbulent album lacks spirit of band’s earlier music

By | Sep 22, 2020

Marilyn Manson’s newest album, “WE ARE CHAOS,” is a harsh reminder to longtime fans that the rock star band has lost its edge.

Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By | Sep 21, 2020

“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.

Review: Singles for the week of 9/18

By | Sep 19, 2020

Singles for the week of 9/18

Review: Versatile sound bewitches rock album

By | Sep 17, 2020

All Them Witches’ album “Nothing as the Ideal” delivers haunting multigenre tracks. Although the music is impressive, the lyrics are forgettable.

Review: Kaufman crafts exceptional, profound thriller

By | Sep 15, 2020

Charlie Kaufman’s films do not offer any answers. In the case of “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” these questions are complex and existential.

Review: Disney produces another dull remake

By | Sep 14, 2020

A live-action remake of its 1998 classic, Disney’s “Mulan” contains vibrant scenery, but this does not make up for the new film’s dull plot.

Review: Singles for the week of 9/11

By | Sep 12, 2020

“Bad Habits”
Usher
Released Sept. 10
RCA Records
In his latest single since June, Usher showcases his catchy pop lyricism and robust lyrics in “Bad Habits.” Though occasionally repetitive and typical in its storytelling, there’s little to dislike about the song’s electronic-driven, smooth beat.

Review: Third installment continues series’ charming humor

By | Sep 11, 2020

The third installment in the Bill & Ted saga, “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” is full of feel-good comedy and callbacks to the original movie.

Review: Folk meshes with vibrant vocals in stripped album

By | Sep 8, 2020

“Whole New Mess,” the recent album by singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, creates new versions of a few tracks from her previous album “All Mirrors.”

Review: Rap artist copes with adulthood and meaning of life

By | Sep 2, 2020

In his latest album “Limbo,” Aminé uses his storytelling skills to contemplate the difficulties of growing up and the search for meaning in his own life.

Review: ‘Twilight’ novel offers nothing new to saga

By | Aug 30, 2020

In “Midnight Sun,” a “Twilight” saga novel from Edward Cullen’s perspective, author Stephenie Meyer only solidifies Edward’s predatory behavior.