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July 17, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: ‘The Strangers’ sequel slaughters slasher genre

By | Mar 20, 2018

Instead of being a bold take on the masked-murderer-by-the-lake trope, “Prey at Night” is a hollow shoutout to better films.

Review: ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot comes up empty

By | Mar 19, 2018

“Tomb Raider” is at its best during exciting action sequences, but they are not enough to redeem an ultimately flawed movie. Lara Croft deserves better.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/16

By | Mar 16, 2018

 
“Let It Be”
Hayley Kiyoko
Released Mar.

Review: Barbagallo impresses with folksy French album

By | Mar 13, 2018

Versatile vocals and impressive instrumentals in “Danse dans les ailleurs” show that Barbagallo is more than just a drummer for a popular indie band.

Review: Vance Joy’s consistent acoustics are comforting

By | Mar 12, 2018

Vance Joy’s new album brings back his timeless sounds and gradual, gentle composition that fans have come to love.

Review: ’Game Night’ passes Go

By | Mar 6, 2018

“Game Night” contains humor that works because of the characters and the situations rather than cheap stereotypes or bathroom humor.

Review: Soccer Mommy’s debut is angst-ridden and repetitive

By | Mar 6, 2018

While “Clean” contains some ear-catching tracks, it is undistinguished with its overuse of simple, repetitive guitar chords and “hurt-by-love” theme.

Review: Comedy clashes with dark tone in ‘Death Wish’

By | Mar 5, 2018

Director Eli Roth can’t decide if he wants to make a dark action-revenge movie or an action comedy.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/2

By | Mar 2, 2018

 
Meghan Trainor
Released Mar. 1
Epic Records
Meghan Trainor’s lack of enunciation makes her contrived lyrics all the more unbearable.

Review: Screaming Females showcases stunning vocals

By | Feb 28, 2018

Screaming Females’ newest album, “All At Once,” provides melodic anthems that still stay in touch with the band’s underground, basement-show roots.

Review: 2-D platformer perfects storyline and gameplay

By | Feb 27, 2018

“Celeste” is a stellar, stylish and soothing game that succeeds in telling a pertinent story without succumbing to unearned truisms and clichés.

Review: ‘The Insult’ captures courtroom tension

By | Feb 27, 2018

“The Insult” is a breathtaking and powerful nominee for this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film — and rightfully so.