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March 22, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Sci-fi adaptation is uninspired and robotic

By | Feb 26, 2019

“Alita: Battle Angel” wears its influences proudly — maybe a little too proudly.

New class will plan and host Ithacon 44

By The Ithacan | Feb 10, 2019

A Gryffindor, Spider-Man and a Stormtrooper walk into a room.

Review: ‘The Dragon Prince’ snags viewers’ hearts

By | Sep 30, 2018

Through its animation, story, humor, characters and cast, “The Dragon Prince” has snagged the hearts of many with its beautiful tale.

IC students bring complex character costumes to life

By | Sep 5, 2018

“The thing about cosplay is that as long as you are enjoying yourself, you can do whatever,” Tallman said.

Review: Latest Lego movie follows the instruction book

By | Sep 25, 2017

Ultimately, the biggest flaw in this film is that it exposes the formula of the Lego movies.

Review: Meandering manga adaptation misses the mark

By | Sep 19, 2017

The totally inconsistent pacing and lack of character development cause the film to feel far longer than its 130-minute run time.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Death Note’ has a paper-thin plot

By | Sep 5, 2017

“Death Note” is neither a strong stand-alone story nor is it a compelling retelling of the manga.

Review: Popular anime makes a name for itself in America

By | Apr 12, 2017

The frames flow with intoxicating grace, making the characters feel more real than the theater and the bags of popcorn in the viewers’ hands.

Deja View: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and white washing in Hollywood

By | Apr 5, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Contributing Writer Patrick Pinney to discuss his review of “Ghost in the Shell.” Then, Jake and Patrick discuss the ever complicated issue of white washing in Hollywood.

Review: ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is a hollow shell of the original

By | Apr 4, 2017

The release of “Ghost in the Shell” has sparked much discussion within the film community.

Ithacon speaker discusses female comic tropes

By | Apr 9, 2014

Kristiina Korpus ’13 gave a talk on April 5 at Ithacon discussing sexism in Japanese anime. Staff Writer Tylor Colby sat down with Korpus to further discuss her thoughts regarding female representation in comic books.

Review: Farewell film from famed animator soars visually

By | Mar 26, 2014

Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell film oozes beauty.