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November 28, 2022
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Review: Animated adventure fails to properly take off

By | Nov 28, 2022

Academy Award nominee Nora Twomey’s latest pairing with Cartoon Saloon fails to live up to her previous two animated hits.


Review: Hollywood icon reduced to her worst moments

By | Oct 10, 2022

Director Andrew Dominik objectifies Marilyn Monroe (Ana de Armas) throughout “Blonde,” making for an extremely unpleasant viewing experience.


Review: Political thriller loses itself in the chaos

By | Oct 5, 2022

Romain Gavras has directed a visually stunning but narratively empty thriller that showcases how political movements spread.


Review: New Netflix original is a modern teen classic

By | Sep 28, 2022

Eleanor (Maya Hawke) seeks help from popular girl Drea (Camila Mendes) to get revenge in this fresh take on the typical teen drama.


Review: Whimsical animated series adds fun new chapter

By | Sep 23, 2022

“Bee and Puppycat: Lazy in Space” shines the most when it’s not simply rehashing the content of the original, beloved show.


Local cat cafe featured in Netflix documentary

By | Sep 14, 2022

Alley Cat Cafe, a shared community for coffee and cat lovers of Ithaca, was used as a shoot location and set for a recent Netflix documentary “Inside the Mind of a Cat.”


Commentary: streaming services should not release seasons all at once

By | Feb 24, 2022

If Netflix doesn’t experiment more with weekly releases, it could spend millions on these binge-shows that will immediately evaporate from


Review: Sequel to Netflix’s “Tall Girl” still can’t reach standards

By | Feb 24, 2022

“Tall Girl 2” is obnoxious, it makes better background noise than it does a movie.


Review: Netflix rom-com is a lackluster wreck

By | Jan 31, 2022

The Royal Treatment uses tired rom-com conventions to build a performative, awkward and boring narrative structure.


Review: Addison Rae stars in insipid Netflix remake

By | Sep 7, 2021

In “He’s All That,” a gender-swapped remake of the lukewarm 90’s film “She’s All That,” TikTok star Addison Rae succeeds only at butchering dialogue.


Review: Jason Momoa’s latest thriller is banal and melodramatic

By | Aug 29, 2021

Jason Momoa’s action-thriller is tone-deaf, melodramatic and somewhere between the fun of B-list action movies and C-list straight-to-video trash.


Column: Netflix comments on social media

By | May 4, 2021

Netflix has begun to make documentaries about the influence of social media as it becomes an increasingly present part of daily life.