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November 17, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Foo Fighters mellow album plays smoothly

By | Nov 19, 2014

Foo Fighter’s latest album “Sonic Highways” is an excellent portrayal of the group’s signature rock sound.

Review: Superb performances keep ‘Whiplash’ in tempo

By | Nov 19, 2014

“Whiplash” gives a soulful and inspiring view into the dark underbelly of making perfect music.

Review: Murky direction mars Stewart’s film debut

By | Nov 19, 2014

Jon Stewart makes some distracting directing decisions in “Rosewater,” however, he still presents of thoughtful portrayal of journalist Maziar Bahari’s imprisonment.

Review: ‘A Bird Story’ soars with engaging atmosphere

By | Nov 19, 2014

Freebird Games’ “A Bird Story” is a superb example of powerful storytelling in the digital realm.

Review: Metal group “Obliterations” poisoned by tired vocals

By | Nov 12, 2014

Lackluster vocals turn “Poison Everything” into an abrasive musical experience.

Review: Stellar leads and sharp style propels ‘Interstellar’

By | Nov 11, 2014

Striking visuals compliment strong lead performances in Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi offering.

Review: ‘Big Hero 6’ offers futuristic fun for entire family

By | Nov 11, 2014

Disney’s newest adventure is a computer-animated romp through the future.

Review: Satire and cinematography give wings to darkly funny ‘Birdman’

By | Nov 11, 2014

“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” follows an actor who was once a superhero hoping to make it big again, and likewise stars Michael Keaton, who is venturing into the superhero realm again, 25 years after his titular role in 1989’s “Batman,” this time from the perspective of an actor.

Review: ‘The Ting Tings’ mend past mistakes with modern disco fever

By | Nov 11, 2014

Recovering from a disastrous second album, which the Guardian described as “saying goodbye to their audience,” The Ting Tings have re-emerged to produce a new album with a new sound.

Review: Reeves returns to action stardom in ‘John Wick’

By | Nov 5, 2014

Despite some campy moments, “John Wick” proves itself as a refreshing action romp.

Review: Taylor Swift ventures into pop realm with ‘1989’

By | Nov 5, 2014

The celebrated country singer is back with her new, more pop-oriented album, “1989.”

Review: Superb acting from Gyllenhaal fuels ‘Nightcrawler’

By | Nov 5, 2014

Though its pacing occasionally falters, “Nightcrawler” soars thanks to a powerful lead performance.