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Mini movie reviews for December 2020-January 2021

Whether they be potential Oscar nominees or just a good time, The Ithacan Life & Culture staff highlighted some of the films from the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021.


‘Deja View’ – “The Watermelon Woman” (1996)

By | Nov 23, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “The Watermelon Woman” (1996)
This week, host Rachael Weinberg sits down with Melanie Mitchell to chat about the film “The Watermelon Woman.” The two discuss Afro-queer themes and identities within the film, the importance of highlighting forgotten figures and the situation of this film concerning other queer pictures historically.


‘Deja View’ – 31 Nights of Fright Halloween Special

By | Oct 31, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – 31 Nights of Fright Finale
Hosts Diego Medina and Rachael Weinberg finish up their 31 Nights of Fright series with some arthouse horror and a final ranking.


‘Deja View’ – 31 Nights of Fright Week Three

By | Oct 26, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – 31 Nights of Fright Week Three
Hosts Diego Medina and Rachael Weinberg watch another week of horror movies for their Spooktober: 31 Nights of Fright miniseries.


‘Deja View’ – “Waiting to Exhale” (1995) vs “Set It Off” (1996)

By | Oct 6, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “Waiting to Exhale” (1995) vs “Set It Off” (1996)
This week host Rachael Weinberg speaks to A’lexiz Dennis about two films from her childhood: Waiting to Exhale and Set It Off.


‘Deja View’ – “American Son” (2019)

By | Sep 23, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “American Son” (2019)

This week, host Rachael Weinberg talks to Ithaca College senior Rhys Washington about American Son (2019).


‘Deja View’ – “Dope” (2015)

By | Sep 8, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “Dope” (2015)

In the first episode of ‘Deja View: Celebrating Black Creators,’ host Rachael Weinberg talks to Ithaca College Alum Leighton Watson about his favorite movie ‘Dope’ (2015).


Review: Jokers hit silver screen with laughs and charisma

By | Mar 4, 2020

Watching an episode of ’s hit show “Impractical Jokers” is like hanging out with a group of high school class clowns — except they are all middle-aged and have a long-running television show.


‘Deja View’- “The Photograph” vs “When Harry Met Sally”

By The Ithacan | Feb 27, 2020

This week, host Rachael Weinberg compares “The Photograph” (2020) to “When Harry Met Sally” (1989) and talks about the progression of rom coms and race in romance movies.


‘Deja View’- 2020 Oscars Recap

By The Ithacan | Feb 20, 2020

This episode of Deja View, host Rachael Weinberg invites DKA programming chair, Ciara Naughton to recap the 2020 Oscars.


Review: “Miss Americana” is a self-driven narrative from Taylor Swift

By | Feb 11, 2020

The Netflix documentary “Miss Americana” is an exercise in public image.


‘Deja View’- 2020 Oscar Predictions

By The Ithacan | Feb 6, 2020

This week, host Rachael Weinberg has on The Ithacan Life and Culture editors, Avery Alexander and Arleigh Rodgers, to talk about the Oscar nominations and predict winners!