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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

July 20, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Hayley Kiyoko exceeds expectations

By | Apr 3, 2018

Kiyoko walks the line between carefree dance-pop and passionate ballads, using her vocal ability to keep each genre sounding genuine and mature.

Review: Nerd culture can’t save ‘Ready Player One’

By | Apr 3, 2018

“Ready Player One” plays out like the machination of a child; it’s silly, illogical and only enjoyable for the kid holding the toys.

Review: “Pacific Rim” sequel lacks passion of original

By | Apr 2, 2018

“Pacific Rim: Uprising” is camp, but it feels like the creators didn’t know whether to go for full camp or grounded realism.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/30

By | Mar 30, 2018

 
“Be Careful”
Cardi B
Released March 30
Atlantic Recording Corporation
Cardi B’s singing in the chorus is weak and suffers from the lack of a pounding bass, but her verses are poppy and sharply delivered.

Review: White’s record stifled by unstructured noise

By | Mar 28, 2018

In his attempt to break past stifling limits, White has also thrown out any semblance of structure.

Review: ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ strays off garden path

By | Mar 28, 2018

Rather than embrace the whimsy or silliness that lend children’s films their charm, Stevenson depends on anachronistic pop culture references.

Review: ‘Unsane’ offers much-needed edgy originality

By | Mar 27, 2018

Needless to say, Steven Soderbergh is an experienced filmmaker, and his new horror film “Unsane” shows he can excel in any genre.

Review: ‘Thoroughbreds’ delightfully disturbs

By | Mar 27, 2018

Finley’s directorial debut is one of the best movies of the year so far — quite impressive for someone who had never stepped foot on a film set.

Review: Science fiction film adaptation falls flat

By | Mar 27, 2018

At the end of the day, “A Wrinkle in Time” is a film that tells an empowering story in a convoluted way.

Review: Superhero’s second season fails to live up to legacy

By | Mar 24, 2018

Meeting the incredibly high standard set by the first season of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” was always an unattainable goal.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/23

By | Mar 23, 2018

“Lost in Japan”
Shawn Mendes
Released Mar.

Review: ‘Love, Simon’ is shallow but sufficiently sweet

By | Mar 21, 2018

Like Simon, the film often slips on its own mistakes, but its effect runs clean and burns with an ebullient spirit.