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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: J. Cole crafts a killer cultural critique

By | Apr 30, 2018

While his message is admirable, his corny lyrics turn a powerful song into something that belongs in an after-school special.

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: Atmospheric visions abound in “Vide Noir”

By | Apr 29, 2018

Lord Huron, an indie-folk dynamo of Midwestern mysticism and lakeside loneliness, returns with an updated sound and an eye toward the stars.

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: Singles for the week of 4/27

By | Apr 27, 2018

 
“Ball For Me”
Post Malone, Nicki Minaj
Released April 26
Republic Records
Post Malone masterfully constructs a dynamic rhythm out of morphing, gooey synth effects and structured beats.

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: Briggs’ vocals weakened by ineffective instrumentals

By | Apr 24, 2018

Though Briggs is able to impress with her vocal prowess, “Church of Scars,” though long anticipated, leaves a hollow feeling of unfulfilled expectations.

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: Alt-rock band puts electropop spin on ‘America’

By | Apr 21, 2018

“America” is ambitious and feels like a natural addition to Thirty Second to Mars’ ever-changing catalog.