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Dan Ahdoot, an Iranian-Jewish comic, writer and actor who was previously on shows such as Kickin It, performed stand-up in Emerson Suites on Oct. 17.

A Night of Comedy and Community with Dan Ahdoot

By Molly Fitzsimons, Co-Life and Culture Editor October 19, 2023
Ithaca College hosted a laughter-filled and fun night featuring Dan Ahdoot on Oct. 16 in Emerson Suites. The comic, actor and writer has been in a variety of television shows, most notably “Cobra Kai,” “Kickin’ It,” “Shameless” and he is currently hosting the show “Raid the Fridge” on Food Network. 
Deja View – Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)

‘Deja View’ – “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” (2022)

September 5, 2023
Join host Therese Kinirons in their return to The Ithacan Podcasts with the first episode of the new season of 'Deja View'. Kinirons with guest Jackson Gruenke discuss what they loved about the Puss in Boots sequel and how it reflects on the medium of storytelling that is animation.
PJ (Rachel Sennot) and Josie (Ayo Edebiri) attempt to wrangle a fight club at their high school in Emma Seligmans newest film.

Review: ‘Bottoms’ proves that not all gay films have to involve suffering

By Rowan Keller Smith, Staff Writer September 5, 2023
Director Emma Seligman brings some humor and pure entertainment to the modern sapphic cinematic canon with her recent film, “Bottoms.” The film follows Josie (Ayo Edebiri) and her hilariously unlikable best friend, PJ (Rachel Sennott), as they create a fight club in an attempt to hook up with their popular cheerleader crushes (Havana Rose Liu and Kaia Gerber).
From left, Cole (Chris Evans) discovers that Sadie (Ana de Armas) is a CIA agent in the Apple TV+ action comedy Ghosted.

Review: Action comedy is a complete waste of time

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer May 2, 2023
Chris Evans and Ana de Armas share zero chemistry in "Ghosted," a film that tries and fails in shoving charm down the viewers' throats.
Kristin (Toni Collette) finds herself entangled in a mob war in director Catherine Hardwickes new comedy Mafia Mamma.

Review: New crime comedy lacks simplicity and cleverness

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer April 25, 2023
Toni Collette stars in "Mafia Mamma," a comedy that lacks the charm to create a theater experience worth remembering.
Dracula (Nicolas Cage) serves as a toxic boss to Renfield (Nicholas Hoult) in the new horror comedy Renfield.

Review: Dracula horror has major identity crisis

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer April 25, 2023
"Renfield" had the potential to become a horror comedy classic, but instead sucks all the blood out of itself and leaves nothing but a husk.
Inspired by true events, Cocaine Bear gives the experience of watching a bears violent rampage after taking cocaine.

Review: Action comedy gives viewers a real high

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer March 7, 2023
"Cocaine Bear" embraces its absurdity, actively giving its audience what it came for: a 500-pound bear getting high on cocaine.
From left, social media influencer Yaya (Charlbi Dean Kriek) and model Carl (Harris Dickinson) are two of the rich passengers aboard a journey full of chaos and vomiting.

Review: Ruben Östlund’s latest satire critiques capitalism

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor November 1, 2022
After winning the prestigious Palme d'Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, "Triangle of Sadness" releases in theaters to shock audiences.
Joe Pera ’10 performed a stand-up routine at the State Theatre of Ithaca on Oct. 8. The show was part of his Fall Everywhere Else tour, which continues into mid-December.

IC alum Joe Pera returns to Ithaca for stand-up show

By Joshua Pantano, Staff Writer October 19, 2022
After comedian Joe Pera ’10 walked onto the stage, he soon had the audience laughing during his stand-up performance at the State Theatre of Ithaca.
Based on an insane true story, The Greatest Beer Run Ever follows John “Chickie” Donohue (Zac Efron) as he travels to Vietnam in order to deliver beers to his friends.

Review: Vietnam war film fails to capitalize on themes

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer October 12, 2022
Academy Award-winner Peter Farrelly, mostly known for "Green Book," imbues his latest film with the same sappy plotting and screenplay.
From left, Bobby (Billy Eichner) and Aaron (Luke Macfarlane) find a connection despite both of them having serious commitment issues.

Review: Gay rom-com brings all the laughs

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor October 9, 2022
Billy Eichner of "Billy on the Street" fame is the lead star in director Nicholas Stoller's latest comedy "Bros," one of the funniest films of 2022.
While many Netflix original teen movies fail to deliver, Do Revenge, with its standout cast, costume design and humor, manages to win over audiences.

Review: New Netflix original is a modern teen classic

By Ky Will, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
Eleanor (Maya Hawke) seeks help from popular girl Drea (Camila Mendes) to get revenge in this fresh take on the typical teen drama.
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