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‘Deja View’ – “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” (1991)

By | May 4, 2021

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” (1991)
In the last of episode of the Spring 2021 season, hosts Sydney Brumfield and Rachael Weinberg wrap up their science-fiction miniseries with a discussion on the 1991 film “Terminator 2: Judgement Day.” The two reflect on the impact of this film in addition to reflecting upon their miniseries as a whole.


Review: Horror film twists tropes

By | May 3, 2021

“Things Heard & Seen” is a new approach on the familiar horror-trope of a family getting more than they bargained for when spirits accompany their new home.


Review: Superhero flick has super strange comedy

By | Apr 23, 2021

Ben Falcone’s “Thunder Force” is a lighthearted superhero comedy, but some of the comedy doesn’t land well.


Review: Drama depicts the threats that gentrification poses

By | Apr 16, 2021

“Concrete Cowboy” is a successful call to action for viewers to educate themselves about the current problems with increased gentrification.


‘Deja View’ – “Alien” (1979)

By | Apr 6, 2021

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “Alien” (1979)
This week on Deja View, hosts Sydney Brumfield and Rachael Weinberg discuss the third film in their science fiction miniseries, “Alien.” Tune in to hear them discuss how the genre was forever changed by this 1979 film.


Review: New comedy features more cliches than genuine humor

By | Apr 5, 2021

Despite Andre’s classic insanity appearing in moments throughout the film, “Bad Trip” isn’t as special as it could, and perhaps should, have been.


‘Deja View’ – “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” (1977)

By | Mar 16, 2021

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” (1977)
This week on Deja View, hosts Sydney Brumfield and Rachael Weinberg continue their mini series on the genre of science fiction with a discussion of the film “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.” The two discuss what went into creating this classic film and the franchise that would follow.


Review: New Disney superhero movie embodies imagination

By | Mar 11, 2021

Disney+’s “Flora & Ulysses” perfectly captures this sense of imagination in a family-friendly adventure filled with laughs, charm and plenty of heart.


Review: Tom and Jerry brings fun for the whole family

By | Mar 11, 2021

Tom and Jerry have returned to the big screen with their famous hijinks. “Tom and Jerry,” directed by Tim Story, tells the tale of the classic cartoon cat and mouse with a modern twist.


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.