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July 24, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Singles for the week of 4/28

By | Apr 28, 2019

ME!
Taylor Swift, Brendon Urie
Released April 26th, 2019
Taylor Swift Productions, Inc.

Review: Logic’s captivating novel is full of saturated nuance

By | Apr 28, 2019

Behind a bright red and yellow cover, Maryland-based rapper Logic unveils his debut novel and New York Times Best Seller “Supermarket.”
“Supermarket” is set in a present-day fictional version of Baker City, Oregon, and is narrated from the perspective of Flynn, a struggling writer in his 20s, who was recently dumped by his partner.

Review: Horror movie “La Llorona” is cursed to fail

By | Apr 28, 2019

For decades, horror movies have replicated the hard work “The Exorcist” did in 1973 to produce one sleek but soulless thrill ride after another.

Review: “Map of the Soul: Persona” is bounding with energy

By | Apr 28, 2019

Seven men run around a deserted, pastel city, dressed to the nines in the brightest colored clothes they have.

Review: Stop-motion film is visually stunning

By | Apr 23, 2019

“Missing Link” is a visually spectacular stop-motion film about friendship and finding one’s place in the world.

Review: “Hellboy” remake can not save itself from damnation

By | Apr 22, 2019

Neil Marshall’s “Hellboy” (2019) has the aesthetic sensibility of a Hot Topic: It’s cheap, insincere and reminds you of other places you’d rather be and other films you’d rather see.

Review: Psychedelic power album is a work of genius

By | Apr 21, 2019

Labrinth, Sia and Diplo joined forces and conceived an album, perfectly balancing their styles and strengths to produce a masterpiece that is as exceptional as its creators.

Review: “You Are Ok” album is more than just OK

By | Apr 14, 2019

The Maine has an empowering message for listeners: “You Are Ok.”
With the release of its seventh studio album, “You Are Ok,” alt-rock band The Maine put to rest the slow, emotional phase of its last era with this upbeat and cohesive set.

Review: “Dumbo” struggles to take flight

By | Apr 9, 2019

Disney’s live-action remakes have hit a rocky point as they adapt one of its more unusual characters in “Dumbo.” Directed by Tim Burton, “Dumbo” seeks to recreate the 1941 animated classic on a larger scale, and it succeeds occasionally, but not enough to distract from its lack of pizazz.

Review: Comedy “The Beach Bum” gets sand in it

By | Apr 8, 2019

“The Beach Bum,” a movie written and directed by Harmony Korine, is about exactly what one might expect from the title, and absolutely nothing more.

Review: “Delhi Crime” is deeply moving and straight-forward

By | Apr 7, 2019

A young man and young woman lie naked on the side of a road in Mahipalpur, India, at nighttime.

Review: “The Highwaymen” is a drag

By | Apr 7, 2019

Few images have been burned into the American consciousness like the young robbers’ violent demise in Arthur Penn’s “Bonnie and Clyde.” Bullets punch through the car into Bonnie and catch Clyde in an agonizing slow-motion free-fall, a haunting, iconic scene that looms over John Lee Hancock’s new Netflix drama, “The Highwaymen.” It’s about the Texas Rangers who riddled Bonnie and Clyde with bullets, and Hancock’s film never leaves the shadow of Penn’s 1967 take on the story.