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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

August 16, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Deja View: The top three movies of 2017 (so far)

By The Ithacan | May 3, 2017

The first season of Deja View comes to a close with a wrap up of the best movies of 2017 so far.

Review: The Gorillaz devolve in their disappointing return

By | May 2, 2017

None of the singers showcased any type of real singing talent or skill. The album is entirely too reminiscent of an EP made on a teenager’s laptop.

Review: ‘The Circle’ falls disastrously flat

By | May 2, 2017

“The Circle” is another in a long line of science fiction films that recklessly damns innovation without acknowledging the necessity of advancement.

Review: The Cranberries ‘Something Else’ is something new

By | May 2, 2017

In “Something Else,” the Cranberries deliver poignant messages. The album’s orchestral instrumentation seamlessly weaves together the old and the new.

Review: Kendrick Lamar conquers the hip-hop competition

By | Apr 26, 2017

It may not be a straightforward classic like “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” or sonically experimental like “To Pimp a Butterfly,” but it has mass appeal.

Review: Ray Davies fails to capture the American spirit

By | Apr 26, 2017

Despite an attempt to go through American history and assess the present American dream, Davies misses the mark on what being an American truly means.

Review: HBO original film lacks artistic purpose

By | Apr 26, 2017

It isn’t the job of art to answer questions, but to ask them — “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” does the bare minimum.

Review: ‘Pure Comedy’ from pompous folk-rocker is a joke

By | Apr 19, 2017

Tillman desperately wants it to work but when his pompous attitude shines too bright in his tracks, the glare burns listeners’ eyes.

Deja View: “13 Reasons Why” falsely depicts mental illness

By The Ithacan | Apr 19, 2017

In a special roundtable edition of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary dives into the controversy surrounding Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why.” He is joined by Assistant Multimedia Editor Matt Maloney, Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal and Matt Hirsch, current Ad Sales Manager and former Events Committee Chairman for Active Minds.

Review: Lovecraftian horror film stumbles into ‘The Void’

By | Apr 18, 2017

“The Void” falters and becomes the very thing directors Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski attempt to avoid becoming — predictable.

Review: Netflix mixes its messages in controversial series

By | Apr 18, 2017

The highs of the narrative can’t compensate for the lows of the message. “13 Reasons Why” isn’t the mental health education it could have been.

Review: Sci-fi thriller lives up to genre expectations

By | Apr 13, 2017

“Life” has all of the characteristics of a typical alien horror movie, and that is both a blessing and a curse.