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April 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: ‘Foxcatcher’ provides riveting character study

By | Jan 21, 2015

Directed by Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher” stars Steve Carell as paranoid billionaire John du Pont and Channing Tatum as world-class wrestler Mark Schultz in a psychologically thrilling drama.

Review: Cumberbatch’s performance drives Turing biopic

By | Jan 15, 2015

Directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightly, “The Imitation Game” reveals the story of a little-known cryptographic genius punished for his homosexuality.

Review: Third installment of horror film delivers gory frights

By | Dec 13, 2014

Shot in the style of a home video, “V/H/S: Viral” continues a series of horror films with plenty of bloodshed and violence.

Review: Strong performances propel frontier-based drama

By | Dec 12, 2014

With exemplary acting and a haunting score, “The Homesman” sheds light on the hardships of frontier life in Tommy Lee Jones’s second directorial effort.

Review: Poor characterization takes laughs out of sequel

By | Dec 3, 2014

“Horrible Bosses 2” returns with the same humor from the first installment, however characterization falls flat.

Review: Performances fuel narrative in ‘Hunger Games’

By | Dec 3, 2014

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I” makes a thrilling return to the dystopian world of Panem.

Review: Clumsy plot proves own worst enemy

By | Apr 9, 2014

Psychological thriller stumbles over a confounding and disappointing plot.

Review: Farewell film from famed animator soars visually

By | Mar 26, 2014

Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell film oozes beauty.

Review: Erotic thriller questions nature of love

By | Mar 19, 2014

An unsettling tone and divisive story drive provocative movie

Review: Uninspired race flick sputters and stalls

By | Mar 19, 2014

Sub-par acting and morally questionable chases hinder race flick.

Review: Endless battles slay plot clarity

By | Mar 19, 2014

Endless battles lay waste to action movie’s plot.

Review: Divine styling struggles to resurrect biblical drama

By | Mar 5, 2014

Good looks just save Biblical drama from the realm of mediocrity.