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July 9, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: ‘Full Speed’ can’t keep pace with hip-hop greats

By | Feb 11, 2015

Kid Ink’s newest album, “Full Speed,” bungles his genre with inconsistent style and lack of lyrical prowess.

Review: Punch Brothers deliver discography-defining album

By | Feb 5, 2015

“The Phosphorescent Blues” is the Punch Brothers’ best album yet, combining Romantic-era motifs with elements of bluegrass.

Review: Strong performances propel underwritten narrative

By | Feb 4, 2015

Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo star in “A Most Violent Year,” driving a sometimes dull storyline.

Review: Prolific sniper’s biopic ultimately misses the mark

By | Jan 29, 2015

Directed by Clint Eastwood, “American Sniper” proved a one-dimensional and disappointing film.

Review: ‘Tetsuo and Youth’ provides intellectual wordplay

By | Jan 28, 2015

Lupe Fiasco returns with his final album before his split from Atlantic Records, bringing high-caliber raps.

Review: Indie band returns with album dedicated to fans

By | Jan 28, 2015

The Decemberists’ seventh studio album, “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World,” pleases fans with an updated, folksy sound.

Review: Doo-wop and pop collide in Trainor’s new album

By | Jan 22, 2015

Though Meghan Trainor produces some catchy tunes in her newest album, “Title” devolves into a jumble of genres, making for a confusing listen.

Review: ‘Foxcatcher’ provides riveting character study

By | Jan 21, 2015

Directed by Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher” stars Steve Carell as paranoid billionaire John du Pont and Channing Tatum as world-class wrestler Mark Schultz in a psychologically thrilling drama.

Review: Synthetic sounds disappoint in Guster’s new album

By | Jan 21, 2015

Straying from their characteristically indie sound, Guster produces lackluster synthetic vibes in “Evermotion.”

Review: Cumberbatch’s performance drives Turing biopic

By | Jan 15, 2015

Directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightly, “The Imitation Game” reveals the story of a little-known cryptographic genius punished for his homosexuality.

Review: Third installment of horror film delivers gory frights

By | Dec 13, 2014

Shot in the style of a home video, “V/H/S: Viral” continues a series of horror films with plenty of bloodshed and violence.

Review: Strong performances propel frontier-based drama

By | Dec 12, 2014

With exemplary acting and a haunting score, “The Homesman” sheds light on the hardships of frontier life in Tommy Lee Jones’s second directorial effort.