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February 18, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Bland horror film churns with mediocre narrative

By | Feb 5, 2020

“The Turning” is an unexceptional horror film with an unresolved narrative.

Review: Bright legacy haunts horror sequel

By | Nov 19, 2019

The Overlook Hotel, untended and abandoned, looms out of the Colorado snow.

Review: Movie is thrillingly unpredictable

By | Nov 6, 2019

To predict “Parasite” is to ask the impossible, like erasing a memory, turning backward in time or evading gravity.

Review: Horror movie’s devilish scares are well-calculated

By | Nov 6, 2019

Does anyone actually read the terms and conditions before agreeing to them?

Review: Horror film sheds a light on unsettling story

By | Oct 30, 2019

Grotesque but beautiful, Robert Eggers’ latest film is a focused character study that showcases Eggers’ bizarre mind.

Review: Dynamic characters keep horror film afloat

By | Sep 17, 2019

The first part of the “IT” franchise opens with an iconic scene: Pennywise the Clown (Bill Skarsgård) confronts Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) in a sewer; the scene results in the 6-year-old boy’s arm viciously being bitten off in the clown’s jaws.

Review: Book adaptation matches terror of original

By | Aug 28, 2019

PG-13 horror movies can be hit or miss.

Review: Horror movie “La Llorona” is cursed to fail

By | Apr 28, 2019

For decades, horror movies have replicated the hard work “The Exorcist” did in 1973 to produce one sleek but soulless thrill ride after another.

Review: Horror movie ‘Us’ reflects cultural tension

By | Apr 1, 2019

“Us” is at once familiar and foreign — it’s a traditional slasher turned and twisted into something radical and bizarre.  

Review: “The Prodigy” is nothing special

By | Feb 11, 2019

What happens when a cold-blooded serial killer reincarnates into a newborn baby’s body?

Review: “Kingdom” shows the horror of zombies and social class

By | Feb 4, 2019

Netflix original series “Kingdom” takes zombie-horror to a whole new level.

‘Deja View’: ‘Suspiria’

By The Ithacan | Nov 13, 2018

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This week on “Deja View,” host Jake Leary sits down with Life & Culture Editor Kara Bowen to talk about “Suspiria” 2018 and why neither of them will think of dance the same way again.