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June 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Nutty film exudes critter charisma

By | Jan 29, 2014

Colorful cast of characters provide fun theater experience.

Review: Vibrant cast shines in witty true story

By | Dec 11, 2013

Judy Dench and Steve Coogan have wonderful chemistry in dramatic film.

Review: Time catches up with seasoned director

By | Nov 21, 2013

“About Time” gives a science-fiction twist on normal romantic comedies, but ultimately falls flat.

Review: Marvel hammers out superhero success

By | Nov 13, 2013

The second standalone “Thor” movie delivers the same quality action sequences seen in the first film, but lacks Marvel’s usual witty dialogue.

Review: Futuristic movie displays realism

By | Nov 13, 2013

Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, new movie “Ender’s Game” captures the action-packed space-age story in beautiful detail.

Review: Director’s detail captures history

By | Nov 13, 2013

“12 Years a Slave,” directed by Steve McQueen, gives an unflinching look at the horrors of slavery.

Review: Cannibal movie serves up tasty visuals

By | Nov 6, 2013

“We Are What We Are,” a horror movie about a cannibal family, delivers great acting and story.

Review: Empowering film breaks cultural norms

By | Nov 4, 2013

“Wadjda,” the first film completely shot in Saudi Arabia, tells the story of a girl defying gender-norms in conservative Saudi Arabia.

Review: Shockingly violent film boringly explores drug world

By | Oct 30, 2013

“The Counselor,” a film written by Cormac McCarthy, fails to live up to the author’s previous hit, “No Country for Old Men.”

Review: Cerebral drama lacks intensity

By | Oct 23, 2013

Three of the largest news media organizations in the world, The Guardian, Der Spiegel and The New York Times, communicate with one another, pressing for more time as they all prepare to publish the same story by their collective deadline.

Review: Gandolfini shines in final film foray

By | Oct 23, 2013

The recently deceased James Gandolfini was probably best known for his dramatic role in “The Sopranos,” but his comedy work in films like “In the Loop” was arguably just as good.

Review: Suspense sails strong in emotional epic

By | Oct 22, 2013

In making “Captain Phillips,” based on the pirate hijacking of an American freighter ship in 2009, Director Paul Greengrass faced the uphill battle of creating a thrilling and suspenseful-enough film to engage an audience that already knows the ending.