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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.


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.


Student produces crowd-funded documentary film

By | Oct 29, 2014

Ithaca College sophomore Hannah Basciano created a crowd-funded documentary film about a friend involved in a serious accident.


Students struggle to fund musical-comedy thesis film

By | Oct 8, 2014

“The Art of Adjustment,” a thesis film co-produced and directed by seniors Nick Stern and Jake Witterschein, is a musical comedy about a man who was sent to prison.


Santa sues sleigh in student-written production

By | Mar 26, 2014

After winning the David Ames Film Award, sophomore Mitchell Ward is turning his script, “Rudolph vs. Reese,” into a film.


Multicultural film festival to explore Israeli customs

By | Feb 26, 2014

Hillel at Ithaca College, the Jewish Studies Program, the Roy H. Park School of Communications and the Center for Academic Excellence will put on the Israel Film Festival March 1–2. The festival will feature three Israeli films: “The Flood,” “The Ballad for Weeping Spring” and “Garden of Eden.”


Professor’s debut novel converted into motion picture

By | Feb 5, 2014

“Ten Thousand Saints” by Eleanor Henderson, assistant professor of writing, is being turned into a feature film.