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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 17, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Visceral and creepy cult thriller is visually vivid

By | Apr 30, 2018

Fear permeates every scene. The audience members, mirroring the characters, sit uncomfortably in their dread.

Review: Blumhouse’s ‘Truth or Dare’ squanders its scares

By | Apr 26, 2018

However unfortunate it is that this film isn’t original or riveting, it does receive one accolade: the ability to make the audience laugh.

Review: Slow-paced panic permeates “A Quiet Place”

By | Apr 10, 2018

It’s encouraging to see a horror film both so visceral and so unequivocally frightening.

Review: ‘Unsane’ offers much-needed edgy originality

By | Mar 27, 2018

Needless to say, Steven Soderbergh is an experienced filmmaker, and his new horror film “Unsane” shows he can excel in any genre.

Review: ‘The Strangers’ sequel slaughters slasher genre

By | Mar 20, 2018

Instead of being a bold take on the masked-murderer-by-the-lake trope, “Prey at Night” is a hollow shoutout to better films.

Review: Science fiction film strays from franchise’s success

By | Feb 13, 2018

Dabbling in several genres without committing to any of them, “The Cloverfield Paradox” feels incomplete, cobbled together and woefully unsatisfying.

Review: Fourth ‘Insidious’ film fails its franchise

By | Jan 27, 2018

“Insidious: The Last Key” is like an episode of “Scooby Doo”: at best, shallow but enjoyable, and at worst, inexplicably incoherent.

Review: Cult-classic killer is better off dead

By | Oct 6, 2017

“Cult of Chucky” is a disappointing addition to the “Child’s Play” franchise. It does not bring anything new to the Chucky mythos.

Review: Netflix horror-thriller doesn’t play around

By | Oct 2, 2017

Based on the novel by Stephen King, “Gerald’s Game” is a twisted, violent psychological thriller about a woman’s fight to survive.

Deja View: ‘It’ and the numerous works of Stephen King

By | Sep 12, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary sits down with Staff Writer Colin Tessier to discuss his review of “It.” Then, Jake and Colin discuss the life and work of Stephen King.

Review: Horror prequel fails to establish its own identity

By | Aug 28, 2017

It’s a tired set up, and because director David F. Sandberg doesn’t mix up the formula, the film is bogged down by cliche.

Review: Lovecraftian horror film stumbles into ‘The Void’

By | Apr 18, 2017

“The Void” falters and becomes the very thing directors Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski attempt to avoid becoming — predictable.