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October 19, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

‘Deja View’: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ sparks polarizing reactions

By The Ithacan | May 1, 2018

On the final “Deja View” of the semester, Jake Leary assembles staff writers Colin Tessier, Antonio Ferme and Liam Conway to argue about “Avengers: Infinity War.” As is often the case, Jake isn’t a fan of Marvel’s latest outing, but Liam comes to the film’s defense.

‘Deja View’: ‘Isle of Dogs’ — disappointing or delightful?

By The Ithacan | Apr 16, 2018

“Deja View” host Jake Leary faces his greatest disappointment to date — not liking Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs.” Staff Writers Liza Gillespie and Antonio Ferme attempt to drag him out of the abyss, but by the end of the episode, Jake’s opinions remain unchanged.

‘Deja View’: Debating if ‘Ready Player One’ is a good movie

By The Ithacan | Apr 2, 2018

In this week’s episode of Deja View, host Jake Leary tries and fails to suppress his hatred of “Ready Player One” with the help assistant Life & Culture Editor Kara Bowen.

Deja View: The highs and lows of ‘Annihilation’

By The Ithacan | Mar 6, 2018

On this episode of “Deja View,” host Jake Leary sits down with Staff Writer Michael Friedman to talk about Alex Garland’s “Annihilation.” Michael and Jake delve into the pros and cons of Garlands extremely loose adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer’s novel.

Deja View: ‘Black Panther’

By The Ithacan | Feb 19, 2018

On this episode of “Deja View,” Jake Leary recruits Assistant Life & Culture Editor Kara Bowen and Staff Writer Aidan Lentz to talk about “Black Panther.” The trio weighs in on the film’s importance both to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and viewers craving better representation.

Deja View: Neon — the next up-and-coming studio

By | Feb 6, 2018

In this week’s episode of “Deja View,” staff writers Jake Leary and Liam Conway discuss Neon, a film distributer started last year.

Review: Film pleases mothers and fathers alike

By | May 4, 2016

The film addresses deeply emotional familial issues like divorce, the loss of a parent or partner, insecurity about marriage, a daughter’s trying to reunite with her biological mother, and sisters’ trying to making amends with their parents. Each moment is brought to life on screen by the cast in a way that is honest, relatable and believable.

Review: Suspenseful plot and rich characters carry ‘Quantico’

By | Apr 22, 2016

The show is full of suspense, drama and mystery, and each episode reveals new information that will ultimately lead to the finale episode.

Review: Stunning graphics and acting save film

By | Apr 19, 2016

In Jon Favreau’s “The Jungle Book,” Christopher Walken voices a giant orangutan.

Review: Sentimental themes carry Disney series

By | Apr 13, 2016

Those who liked and watched “Boy Meets World” can catch up on the lives of the characters they watched growing up and relive the awkward and bewildering times of adolescence through this Disney Channel hit show.

Review: Boring superhero flick falls short of hype

By | Mar 29, 2016

In the end, it isn’t so much the clash between Superman and Batman as it is the clash between production value and lost potential for a greater, more wholesome story, resulting in a middle ground that’s guaranteed to polarize audiences for “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

Review: Deeper themes spell success for Disney

By | Mar 21, 2016

The decision of directors Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Jared Bush to tackle issues of prejudice through the animal world was a gutsy move — one that ultimately paid off.