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December 16, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Jonah Hill depicts brutally honest adolescence

By | Nov 4, 2018

The film follows Stevie’s journey through the height of adolescence, his experiences stemming from his wish to be as “cool” as his brother.

Review: Bo Burnam’s directorial debut dazzles with depth

By | Aug 28, 2018

The honest and loving way writer and director Bo Burnham treats the newly blossomed teen at the focus of his film speaks to all members of the audience.

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: ‘Love, Simon’ is shallow but sufficiently sweet

By | Mar 21, 2018

Like Simon, the film often slips on its own mistakes, but its effect runs clean and burns with an ebullient spirit.

Deja View: Why ‘Lady Bird’ is special

By | Dec 5, 2017

This week on Deja View, reviews editor Jake Leary sat down with contributing writer Liza Gillespie about Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.”
 
You can read Liza’s review of “Lady Bird” here

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.