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February 22, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Netflix’s attempt at sci-fi romance falls flat

By | Jan 29, 2019

Every month, a slew of sci-fi thrillers, rom-coms and documentaries dribble out on Netflix — most with little or no fanfare.

Review: Kondo’s show is pure and pristine

By | Jan 22, 2019

A young Japanese woman warmly greets a family as she enters its house.

Review: Netflix shows the humor in aging and highlights friendship

By | Jan 20, 2019

Netflix is off to a wonderful start to 2019 with new hard-hitting comedy, “The Last Laugh.”
The movie is a coming-of-age story about a manager and a comic, both of whom are hoping for a major career revival.

Review: “Sex Education” gets real about sex

By | Jan 20, 2019

British Netflix series “Sex Education” portrays many aspects of teenagehood unrealistically. However, unlike many other plots about teens, it succeeds in its honest, realistic depictions of sex.

Review: “Mrs. Maisel” loses momentum but retains charm

By | Dec 10, 2018

The second season of “The Marvelous Mrs.

Review: ‘Outlaw King’ brims with blood but lacks substance

By | Nov 13, 2018

“I am so sick of Scotland,” King Edward says. After sitting through this gory two-hour long slogfest, the viewer will be too.

Review: Teen witch revival rehashes horror classics

By | Nov 5, 2018

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” follows the same dark path as “Riverdale”: taking classic Archie characters and giving them a grim makeover.

Review: ‘Daredevil’ weaves together complex story threads

By | Nov 4, 2018

The third season of “Daredevil” features a love story, action and a thrilling plot about a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy.

Review: Spanish drama series is strong, not sugarcoated

By | Oct 30, 2018

Throughout this eight-episode series, topics such as class inequality, religion, HIV and homosexuality play important roles in developing the storyline.

Review: Rom-com stops short of poignant social commentary

By | Oct 30, 2018

It’s just disappointing that “Nappily Ever After” couldn’t make it’s satirical, socially critical aspects clearer and truly reach its full potential.

Review: ‘Big Mouth’ continues to capture awkward adolescence

By | Oct 28, 2018

The show’s raw and reeling characters, comedy and conflicts create vehicles for real social change and education.

Review: Animated series soothes with calm, cozy animation

By | Oct 22, 2018

There is hardly ever a show so impeccable that it is truly worthy of high praise, but Netflix’s new fantasy animated series “Hilda” is.