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April 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

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.

Review: Thriller blasts off with outstanding cast

By | Oct 9, 2013

“Gravity” gives spectacular visuals and equally impressive performances.

Review: Love endures in artistic documentary

By | Oct 2, 2013

Director Zachary Heinzerling’s documentary, “Cutie and The Boxer,” explores the relationship of Ushio Shinohara, boxing painter, and his wife, Noriko.

Review: Suspenseful drama arrests audiences

By | Sep 25, 2013

In intense thriller “Prisoners,” Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman give some of the best performances of their careers.

Review: Biopic reveals reclusive subject

By | Sep 25, 2013

Secretive J.D. Salinger’s life and history is explored in new documentary, “Salinger.”