September 26, 2022
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Review: “Morbius” misses the Marvel mark

By | Apr 13, 2022

Michael Morbius, played by Jared Leto, becomes fixated on finding a cure for a disease that backfires in a terrifying way.


Column: The culture surrounding anime

By | Feb 7, 2022

As I have begun watching more anime, I have noticed a whirlwind of controversy, opposition and obsession surrounding the genre.


Column: X-men franchise could lose their mystique

By | Dec 8, 2021

Liking movies is subjective, but when you look at the overall reception of some of these movies, it becomes clear that the X-Men series has struggled.


Review: “Shang-Chi” raises the bar for Marvel movies to come

By | Sep 14, 2021

“Shang-Chi” is a sturdy stand-alone film that is delightful no matter an audience member’s knowledge of the Marvel franchise.


Review: Marvel show has solid characters and social commentary

By | May 4, 2021

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is the Marvel Cinematic Universes latest Disney+ show. The dynamic between Sam and Bucky is rich and interesting.


Column: Marvel miniseries is a step in the right direction

By | Apr 28, 2021

With the recent global recognition of the Black Lives Matter movement and widespread attention toward racial reform, “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” is the show that people have been waiting for.


Review: Marvel anti-hero series captures retro aesthetic

By | Mar 16, 2021

“WandaVision” is the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, currently streaming on Disney+.


Review: “Captain Marvel” is absent of classic Marvel charm

By | Mar 24, 2019

The strongest character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has finally been introduced in the 21st film of the franchise, and her first outing has left a lasting impact.  


Review: ‘Daredevil’ weaves together complex story threads

By | Nov 4, 2018

The third season of “Daredevil” features a love story, action and a thrilling plot about a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy.


Review: Spider-Man adapted in well-crafted video game world

By | Oct 23, 2018

Insomniac’s version of Spider-Man is not only the best video-game adaptation of the scarlet web-slinger but the best onscreen take on the character.


Reviews from the summer season

Ithacan writers review a selection of summer’s biggest blockbusters and most complicated arthouse films.


Review: Superhero’s second season fails to live up to legacy

By | Mar 24, 2018

Meeting the incredibly high standard set by the first season of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” was always an unattainable goal.