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December 16, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: New Nicholas Sparks romance puts a twist on classic love story

By | May 18, 2015

A refreshing and rarely explored theme in “The Longest Ride” allows the audience to enjoy a classic Nicholas Sparks romance but without a cliche, expected ending.

Review: Fusion of science and magic makes documentary a success

By | May 15, 2015

The incorporation of magic in “Merchants of Doubt” makes its discussion of environmental issues more appealing and understandable to any viewer.

Review: Horror flick plugs into digital world for scares

By | Apr 27, 2015

‘Unfriended’ offers an original concept frightening enough make viewers think twice about their next Skype chat.

Kinky sex scenes fail to save dismal ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

By | Feb 22, 2015

Unabashedly mediocre and morally stilted, “Fifty Shades of Grey” is a markedly shallow cinematic experience.

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: Superb performances keep ‘Whiplash’ in tempo

By | Nov 19, 2014

“Whiplash” gives a soulful and inspiring view into the dark underbelly of making perfect music.

Review: Murky direction mars Stewart’s film debut

By | Nov 19, 2014

Jon Stewart makes some distracting directing decisions in “Rosewater,” however, he still presents of thoughtful portrayal of journalist Maziar Bahari’s imprisonment.

Review: Stellar leads and sharp style propels ‘Interstellar’

By | Nov 11, 2014

Striking visuals compliment strong lead performances in Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi offering.

Review: ‘Big Hero 6’ offers futuristic fun for entire family

By | Nov 11, 2014

Disney’s newest adventure is a computer-animated romp through the future.

Review: Satire and cinematography give wings to darkly funny ‘Birdman’

By | Nov 11, 2014

“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” follows an actor who was once a superhero hoping to make it big again, and likewise stars Michael Keaton, who is venturing into the superhero realm again, 25 years after his titular role in 1989’s “Batman,” this time from the perspective of an actor.

Review: Reeves returns to action stardom in ‘John Wick’

By | Nov 5, 2014

Despite some campy moments, “John Wick” proves itself as a refreshing action romp.