•  

Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: ‘Furious 7’ races onward and upward despite loss of actor

By | Apr 8, 2015

The fact that this is the seventh movie in the franchise serves as a true testament as to how dedicated the fans truly are.

Review: Minimalist script reveals humanity in war zone

By | Apr 7, 2015

After the quick escalation of a house search into a full-on riot, young British soldier Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) is stranded in enemy streets to fend for himself against the Irish Republican Army.

Review: ‘Insurgent’ adds to teenage-dystopian genre

By | Apr 1, 2015

“Insurgent” adds to the young-adult dystopian genre by building on its predecessor’s fame.

Review: ‘Red Army’ uncovers Soviet past

By | Mar 25, 2015

This award-winning documentary explores the lives of Russia’s secret army during the Cold War: its national hockey team.

Review: ‘Cinderella’ a perfect fit to predecessors’ big shoes

By | Mar 18, 2015

In the live-action update of Disney’s original animated feature, “Cinderella” embraces some positive changes while remaining true to the fairy tale.

Review: Iranian Vampire Western pleases audiences with perplexing horror

By | Mar 4, 2015

“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s directorial debut, puts a stunning spin on the typical story of star-crossed lovers.

Review: ‘Maps to the Stars’ shines light on taboo topics

By | Mar 3, 2015

“Maps to the Stars” explores incest, rape and schizophrenia in a gripping psychological drama.

Review: Twists and turns propel taut espionage thriller

By | Feb 24, 2015

“Kingsman: The Secret Service,” starring Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson, adds a new flair to the stereotypical spy genre.

Review: Moore’s performance triumphs in ‘Still Alice’

By | Feb 18, 2015

Written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, “Still Alice” follows the life of a renowned linguistics professor after she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Review: Everyday humanity explored in “Two Days, One Night”

By | Feb 12, 2015

Emphasized by a spectacular performance from Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night” examines the boundaries of human empathy.

Review: Strong performances propel underwritten narrative

By | Feb 4, 2015

Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo star in “A Most Violent Year,” driving a sometimes dull storyline.

Review: Prolific sniper’s biopic ultimately misses the mark

By | Jan 29, 2015

Directed by Clint Eastwood, “American Sniper” proved a one-dimensional and disappointing film.