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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 21, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Anderson’s animation brings beauty to bleak dystopia

By | Apr 17, 2018

It’s more clear than ever that Hollywood needs to create more adventure stories like “Isle of Dogs” that perfectly blend action, humor and heart.

Review: Drama takes fresh perspective on political scandal

By | Apr 17, 2018

The film’s true focus is on the people who surround the family — the political fixers that maintain the Kennedy mythology.

Review: ‘Invasion of Privacy’ pops with fierce, funny flow

By | Apr 16, 2018

“Invasion of Privacy” is funny, fierce, loud-mouthed and in-your-face.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/13

By | Apr 13, 2018

 
“Pynk”
Janelle Monáe, Grimes
Released April 10
Bad Boy Records LLC
A staccato, sugary voice voicing heavily suggestive lyrics is a winning contrast.

Review: ‘Flower’ relies on caricatures of female characters

By | Apr 10, 2018

The true problem with “Flower” is that it is a female-led film by male writers who have no real insight on the topics they are attempting to tackle.

Review: Slow-paced panic permeates “A Quiet Place”

By | Apr 10, 2018

It’s encouraging to see a horror film both so visceral and so unequivocally frightening.

Review: Shocking satire crafts slapstick power struggle

By | Apr 9, 2018

“The Death of Stalin” contains hilarious performances across the board, a razor-sharp script and a desolate tone that adds plenty of emotional depth.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/6

By | Apr 7, 2018

“Back Seat Driver (Spirit Guide)”
 
Bear Hands
Released April 5
Spensive Sounds
’80s synth and fuzzy vocals are a surefire combination, but Bear Hands relies too heavily on them to carry the song.

Review: Infantile, ineffective humor hurts Netflix original

By | Apr 4, 2018

With its unbearable humor and moronic lead characters, this vapid film deserves no acclaim or admiration.

Review: Crime anthology series captures complex characters

By | Apr 3, 2018

Twisting of tropes elevates the series to a detailed character study where positive portrayals of the LGBTQ experience are also visible.

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.