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November 30, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Romantic holiday film lacks jolly spirit

By | Nov 16, 2020

For a movie about Christmas, “Operation Christmas Drop” lacks the trademark jolly spirit of the holiday.

Review: Polish slasher film fails to scare

By | Nov 13, 2020

“Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight” is a Polish horror movie with gross monsters and a stereotypical slasher movie plot.

Review: Ambient horror film loses plot

By | Nov 4, 2020

“Cadaver” is a Norwegian horror film with stunning set design and effective cinematography, but the plot is not as strong as it could have been.

Review: Netflix show circles around realistic teen lives

By | Oct 29, 2020

“Grand Army” is a Netflix original series that revolves around five students at the largest fictional public high school in Brooklyn, New York.

Review: Aaron Sorkin courtroom drama is detached and weightless

By | Oct 26, 2020

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” — writer and director Aaron Sorkin’s new Netflix film — mistakes gaudy self-importance as inherent relevance.

Review: Semiautobiographical film discusses problems in theater industry

By | Oct 20, 2020

“The Forty-Year-Old Version” is Radha Blank’s semiautobiographical debut feature film, and it premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Review: Sandler’s latest spook-free comedy is spirited but average

By | Oct 19, 2020

“Hubie Halloween” is more of a trick than a treat. The plot uses familiar tropes to transition Hubie from one comedic set piece to another.

Review: Netflix docuseries stirs up cold case

By | Oct 6, 2020

“A Perfect Crime” follows the investigation of the 1991 assassination of Detlev Rohwedder, a German politician and manager of the Treuhandanstalt.

Review: Devilish themes and dragged-out plot define film

By | Oct 1, 2020

Netflix’s original movie “The Devil All the Time” tells the story of evil in a Southern church town.

‘Deja View’ – “American Son” (2019)

By | Sep 23, 2020

The Ithacan · ‘Deja View’ – “American Son” (2019)

This week, host Rachael Weinberg talks to Ithaca College senior Rhys Washington about American Son (2019).

Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By | Sep 21, 2020

“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.

Review: “The Kissing Booth 2” explores web of teen relationships

By | Aug 5, 2020

“The Kissing Booth 2” retains all the drama, humor, and charm of the original movie.