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April 7, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Big stars fail to bring ‘joy’ to viewers

By | Dec 29, 2015

If one is looking for a movie that lives up to the joyous sounding title, prepare for an entirely opposite and disappointing experience.

Review: Viewers starved for substance in newest ‘Hunger Games’

By | Nov 29, 2015

The final installment of the series is the weaker half of a movie who shouldn’t have been divided in the first place.

Review: Peanuts update animation without straying from lore

By | Nov 9, 2015

20th Century Fox presents “The Peanuts Movie,” a light but largely derivative film that adds little to Peanuts’ lore other than an animation update.

Review: True crime thriller fails to contribute to genre

By | Apr 22, 2015

“True Story” is a true crime drama that struggles to present itself and ultimately falls flat.

Review: Six absurdist tales unite with humor and brutality

By | Apr 15, 2015

In this marriage of form and content, an enjoyably mad cinematic experience is born.

Review: ‘Furious 7’ races onward and upward despite loss of actor

By | Apr 8, 2015

The fact that this is the seventh movie in the franchise serves as a true testament as to how dedicated the fans truly are.

Review: Minimalist script reveals humanity in war zone

By | Apr 7, 2015

After the quick escalation of a house search into a full-on riot, young British soldier Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) is stranded in enemy streets to fend for himself against the Irish Republican Army.

Review: ‘Insurgent’ adds to teenage-dystopian genre

By | Apr 1, 2015

“Insurgent” adds to the young-adult dystopian genre by building on its predecessor’s fame.

Review: ‘Red Army’ uncovers Soviet past

By | Mar 25, 2015

This award-winning documentary explores the lives of Russia’s secret army during the Cold War: its national hockey team.

Review: ‘Cinderella’ a perfect fit to predecessors’ big shoes

By | Mar 18, 2015

In the live-action update of Disney’s original animated feature, “Cinderella” embraces some positive changes while remaining true to the fairy tale.

Review: Iranian Vampire Western pleases audiences with perplexing horror

By | Mar 4, 2015

“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s directorial debut, puts a stunning spin on the typical story of star-crossed lovers.

Review: ‘Maps to the Stars’ shines light on taboo topics

By | Mar 3, 2015

“Maps to the Stars” explores incest, rape and schizophrenia in a gripping psychological drama.