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December 10, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

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.

Review: ‘Assassination Nation’ is a hopeless dystopia

By | Sep 25, 2018

It’s an unpleasant movie that successfully tells the story Levinson set out to make, but that narrative is too grotesque and cruel to enjoy.

Review: Drug drama falls short of pulse-pounding premise

By | Sep 23, 2018

“White Boy Rick” is never boring — it’s simply disappointing how much more it could have been.