April 18, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 42°F

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.


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.


Column: What obsessive media coverage does to a star’s mental health

By | Mar 17, 2021

Pop culture has taken an active role in covering the deeply personal aspects of celebrities’ lives without care or compassion.


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.


Streaming service oversaturation

By | Mar 1, 2021

While new services may seem to present an opportunity for innovation and market diversity, the rapidly expanding industry might actually bring about its own downfall.


Review: Netflix rom-com wraps up trilogy in a bow

By | Feb 23, 2021

“To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” the final film in the “To All the Boys” trilogy, picks up where its predecessors left off.


Webtoons transform into Korean dramas

By | Feb 18, 2021

Webtoons, a form of fun and nifty virtual comics designed to be read on the go, have become a fairly regular part of Western pop culture.


Review: Dramatic film weighed down by soundtrack

By | Feb 15, 2021

For the women of the new Mandarin-language Netflix film, fate has rigged their family on a slippery slope of grief.


Review: Family adventure suffers from predictability

By | Feb 12, 2021

“Finding ‘Ohana” is a Netflix original family adventure movie that is not only a fun watch but is doused in Hawaiian culture and shares the story of reconnecting with one’s heritage.


‘Deja View’ – “When They See Us” (2019)

By | Feb 9, 2021

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “When They See Us” (2019)
In the final episode of the Celebrating Black Creators mini-series, host Rachael Weinberg sits down with recent Ithaca College graduate Pallas-Amenah Morgan.


Review: Magic teen drama lacks imagination

By | Feb 2, 2021

Netflix’s “Fate: The Winx Saga” is a new, gritty live-action adaptation of “Winx Club,” but instead of whimsical magic, viewers are confronted with drugs, murder and steamy romance.


Review: Holiday film reveals Vanessa Hudgens can’t hold three roles

By | Dec 4, 2020

“The Princess Switch: Switched Again” retains the Christmas charm of the original “The Princess Switch” movie, but the acting drags it down.