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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 3, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Cold doesn’t bother charming sequel

By | Dec 3, 2019

A chorus of singers chants a Norwegian song in harmony as Disney’s iconic Cinderella palace appears on the movie screen.

Review: Satiric film shines through bizarre comedy

By | Dec 3, 2019

Coming off the success of “Thor: Ragnarok,” writer, director and actor Taika Waititi returns to his off-beat style of comedy in “Jojo Rabbit.” Set in 1945 Germany, the film follows a young boy named Jojo Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) as he begins his journey as a member of the Hitler Youth.

Review: Jazz-pop fusion soars in Leslie Odom Jr. album

By | Nov 22, 2019

Leslie Odom Jr. released his second album titled “Mr” on Nov.

Review: Singles for the week of 11/15

By | Nov 20, 2019

“Watermelon Sugar”
Harry Styles
Released Nov.

Review: Christmas charm is absent in bland romantic comedy

By | Nov 19, 2019

Movies like “Love, Actually,” “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve” make it seem like the best way to tell a holiday story is through a large ensemble cast and a collection of different storylines that satisfyingly connect at the end. 

Review: Bright legacy haunts horror sequel

By | Nov 19, 2019

The Overlook Hotel, untended and abandoned, looms out of the Colorado snow.

Review: Seth Meyers stand-up special is fresh and comedic

By | Nov 18, 2019

Seth Meyers’ stand-up comedy Netflix special, “Lobby Baby,” is light-hearted and genuinely funny.

Review: Singles for the week of 11/8

By | Nov 13, 2019

“Dark Places”
Beck
Released Nov. 7
Capitol Records
The electro-pop foundation of Beck’s “Dark Places” isn’t intricate enough to be interesting.

Review: Second season has apocalyptic flaws

By | Nov 13, 2019

Written by British actress Charlie Covell, “The End of the F***ing World” season one was an uncomplicated and charming look at the romance between two angsty teenagers.

Review: Indie album lacks complexity and character

By | Nov 12, 2019

Indie mainstay Cold War Kids’ new album, “New Age Norms 1,” is a record fated, or perhaps condemned, to be fixed in the alternative radio charts.

Review: Documentary blazes with intriguing storytelling

By | Nov 11, 2019

“I said, ‘I’m not going to die today.’ I said, ‘Today is not my day,’” a young girl tells the camera just a few minutes into the Netflix documentary “Fire in Paradise.” She can’t be over 10 years old, yet the way she articulates her experience escaping a raging wildfire makes her seem older.

Review: Singer satisfies with new emotional album

By | Nov 6, 2019

Alexander O’Connor, known by his stage name Rex Orange County, released his third indie-pop album, “Pony,” which consists of 10 songs.