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June 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: “Kingdom” shows the horror of zombies and social class

By | Feb 4, 2019

Netflix original series “Kingdom” takes zombie-horror to a whole new level.

Review: “Sex Education” gets real about sex

By | Jan 20, 2019

British Netflix series “Sex Education” portrays many aspects of teenagehood unrealistically. However, unlike many other plots about teens, it succeeds in its honest, realistic depictions of sex.

Review: “Creed II” performances land emotional punches

By | Dec 3, 2018

“Creed II” continues the “Rocky” franchise with just as much gusto and flash.

Review: Struggling family’s story told with grace

By | Dec 2, 2018

“Wildlife” leaves the audience with a reminder: Life can be the hardest it’s ever been but still be beautiful.

Review: Heller crafts a darkly delicate film of writing forgery

By | Nov 25, 2018

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” is a heist film, but don’t expect any bombs or car chases.

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: Spanish drama series is strong, not sugarcoated

By | Oct 30, 2018

Throughout this eight-episode series, topics such as class inequality, religion, HIV and homosexuality play important roles in developing the storyline.

Review: Rom-com stops short of poignant social commentary

By | Oct 30, 2018

It’s just disappointing that “Nappily Ever After” couldn’t make it’s satirical, socially critical aspects clearer and truly reach its full potential.

Review: Grade school grows sinister in Netflix drama

By | Oct 29, 2018

“The Kindergarten Teacher” succeeds in making a movie that is creepy and uncomfortable to watch but also thought-provoking and sad.

Review: Lady Gaga sparkles in ‘A Star is Born’

By | Oct 10, 2018

“A Star is Born” is a beautifully tragic film about love, heartbreak, addiction and fame that coincides with the thrilling world of music.

Review: ‘Blaze’ captures melancholy of country musician

By | Oct 8, 2018

Though “Blaze” is a dramatization of the ’70s musician Blaze Foley’s life, Hawke doesn’t adhere to typical biopic conventions.

Review: Ending plot twist redeems predictable thriller

By | Oct 2, 2018

While it got off to a slow start, the ending of “A Simple Favor” made the first hour and a half of the movie worth watching.