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Review: Sci-fi novel finds home on big screen

By | Mar 26, 2014

“Divergent” succeeds in making the jump to theaters.

‘Vulnerable’: Alternative group trades in angst for maturity

By | Apr 18, 2012

The Used’s developed sound in their fifth studio album, “Vulnerable,” has certainly come a long way from the raging days of their self-titled debut to their current, more mature sound. For some, the more contemporary rock feel of the album is a refreshing change from their previously ruthless sound. However, the change may not impress…

‘The Vow’: Superstar cast charms in flick

By | Feb 22, 2012

No strangers to Hollywood’s romantic concoctions, Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams team up to bring to life the bittersweet tale of forgotten love in the latest tearjerker movie, “The Vow.” Based on a true story, Tatum and McAdams play newlyweds, Leo and Paige, whose love is put to the test after experiencing a tragic car…

‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’: Adventure film unlocks tragedy

By The Ithacan | Feb 8, 2012

In the heart-wrenching film “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” Thomas Horn plays 9-year-old Oskar Schell, an amateur inventor, Francophile and pacifist devastated by the sudden loss of his father (Tom Hanks) during the Sept. 11 attacks. When Oskar discovers a key in his father’s closet, he is convinced it will unlock a token his father…

Espionage flick packs big punch

By The Ithacan | Feb 1, 2012

Former MMA fighter Gina Carano and “Ocean’s Eleven” director Steven Soderbergh  team up in the gripping espionage film “Haywire,” a thrilling, action-filled frenzy with a fierce female lead. With a supporting cast including big names like Ewan McGregor and Channing Tatum, “Haywire” managed to simmer onto the big screen with an unbelievable lead heroine who…