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February 23, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

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: Strong performances propel underwritten narrative

By | Feb 4, 2015

Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo star in “A Most Violent Year,” driving a sometimes dull storyline.

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: Indie band returns with album dedicated to fans

By | Jan 28, 2015

The Decemberists’ seventh studio album, “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World,” pleases fans with an updated, folksy sound.

Review: Doo-wop and pop collide in Trainor’s new album

By | Jan 22, 2015

Though Meghan Trainor produces some catchy tunes in her newest album, “Title” devolves into a jumble of genres, making for a confusing listen.

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: Foo Fighters mellow album plays smoothly

By | Nov 19, 2014

Foo Fighter’s latest album “Sonic Highways” is an excellent portrayal of the group’s signature rock sound.

Review: Rock icons say goodbye to fans with enchanting CD

By | Nov 19, 2014

Pink Floyd’s final album, “The Endless River,” is a great send-off for the iconic group.

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: ‘A Bird Story’ soars with engaging atmosphere

By | Nov 19, 2014

Freebird Games’ “A Bird Story” is a superb example of powerful storytelling in the digital realm.