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June 25, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Billie Eilish’s record is a spectral dream

By | Apr 7, 2019

Two years after Billie Eilish catapulted onto the indie-alternative scene with her EP “dont smile at me,” the 17-year-old artist released her magnum opus of a debut album: “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” Eilish explores the positives and negatives of adolescence, love and pain, all with a mix of somber vocals and sharp, electrical beats.  

Review: Netflix film “The Dirt” is a messy retelling

By | Apr 1, 2019

One question plagues the audience throughout “The Dirt”: At what point in the movie is the audience supposed to accept sweet and baby-faced Douglas Booth as the hard-rocking, heroin-shooting, Jack-Daniels-bottle-smashing Nikki Sixx?

Review: Emotional LP twinkles

By | Apr 1, 2019

If Illinois-based emo group American Football’s debut album, “LP1,” was an introduction to the band and their second album, “LP2,” a reintroduction about 17 years later, its latest release, “LP3,” is the group’s reinvention.

Review: Horror movie ‘Us’ reflects cultural tension

By | Apr 1, 2019

“Us” is at once familiar and foreign — it’s a traditional slasher turned and twisted into something radical and bizarre.  

Review: Band comes back with dynamically soulful album

By | Mar 25, 2019

It has been said that absence makes the heart grow fonder, which could explain the tendency to worship the comebacks of artists who have been off the radar for years.

Review: “Captain Marvel” is absent of classic Marvel charm

By | Mar 24, 2019

The strongest character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has finally been introduced in the 21st film of the franchise, and her first outing has left a lasting impact.  

Review: Side characters suffer in “Shrill”

By | Mar 24, 2019

The first season of “Shrill” is best described as a sweet and slow character study about discovering self-worth and the selfishness that can accompany it.

Review: Singles for the week of 3/15

By The Ithacan | Mar 15, 2019

“Break it Off”
AikJ
Released Mar.

Review: How to Train Your Dragon sequel is out of this world

By | Mar 3, 2019

DreamWorks Animation is infamous for cranking out sequel after sequel.

Review: “Happy Death Day 2U” is more than just a repeat

By | Feb 25, 2019

Dark comedy–slasher film “Happy Death Day 2U,” the sequel to 2017’s “Happy Death Day,” follows main character Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) as she lives the same day over and over again, each time being brutally murdered by a killer in a baby mask.

Review: Avril Lavigne comes back with empowering record

By | Feb 25, 2019

Avril Lavigne’s voice finally broke through the silence she has left her fans in for years with her new album, “Head Above Water,” released Feb.

Review: Singles for the week of 2/22

By The Ithacan | Feb 23, 2019

“Feel Something”
Adam Lambert
Released Feb.