Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

March 18, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Justin Timberlake takes a turn for the worse

By | Feb 6, 2018

Although it features collaborations with Alicia Keys and Chris Stapleton and creates many promising hits, “Man of the Woods” falls short of greatness.

Review: AWOLNATION admirably executes ambitious album

By | Feb 6, 2018

“Here Come the Runts” is an album that has sailed far beyond the constraints of pop security and ends up a piece of art.

Review: Netflix captures comedy magazine’s character

By | Feb 6, 2018

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” is not a typical biopic. Instead, it’s a love letter to Doug Kenney and the National Lampoon.

Review: Gut-wrenching Western wears down viewers

By | Feb 6, 2018

Director Scott Cooper puts together a visually appealing film, but pacing and character issues hold “Hostiles” back.

Review: Heist movie is a hyper-masculine misfire

By | Feb 6, 2018

“Den of Thieves” is too serious to be enjoyable and too outlandish to be taken seriously.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/2

By | Feb 3, 2018

“Pray for Me”
The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar
Released Feb.

Review: Rap trio Migos releases a repetitive trap record

By | Jan 31, 2018

“Culture II” is a one hour and 45 minute long behemoth that drags on endlessly. The album overindulges on uninspired lyrics and identical songs.

Review: Intimate, original romance is bold and beautiful

By | Jan 31, 2018

“Call Me by Your Name” is a story about true love and human affection, with emotional acting and stunning camera work.

Review: ‘The Commuter’ derails before it leaves the station

By | Jan 30, 2018

Even when the climax kicks into high gear, Director Collet-Serra’s vehicular thriller fails to quicken the pulse.

Review: ‘I Like Fun’ masterfully mixes musical influences

By | Jan 30, 2018

Unexpected instrumentals and a wide range of influences in “I Like Fun” keeps the signature quirkiness of They Might Be Giants from becoming stale.

Review: Cookie-cutter country romance lacks character

By | Jan 30, 2018

“Forever My Girl” feels like a Hallmark Channel movie that mistakenly got a wide release.

Review: Fourth ‘Insidious’ film fails its franchise

By | Jan 27, 2018

“Insidious: The Last Key” is like an episode of “Scooby Doo”: at best, shallow but enjoyable, and at worst, inexplicably incoherent.