•  

Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Crude rom-com stumbles over script

By | Feb 5, 2014

Zac Efron’s charm struggles to redeem weak supporting roles

Review: Pop-punk singer recreates status-quoe in new album

By | Nov 21, 2013

Avril Lavigne makes a more mainstream return with her new self-titled album.

Review: Marvel hammers out superhero success

By | Nov 13, 2013

The second standalone “Thor” movie delivers the same quality action sequences seen in the first film, but lacks Marvel’s usual witty dialogue.

Review: Futuristic movie displays realism

By | Nov 13, 2013

Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, new movie “Ender’s Game” captures the action-packed space-age story in beautiful detail.

Review: Baroque pop group fires up experimental sound in album

By | Nov 6, 2013

Following a Grammy Award, Arcade Fire returns with “Reflektor.”

Review: Empowering film breaks cultural norms

By | Nov 4, 2013

“Wadjda,” the first film completely shot in Saudi Arabia, tells the story of a girl defying gender-norms in conservative Saudi Arabia.

Review: Smart’s story unlocked with memoir

By | Nov 4, 2013

Elizabeth Smart, who made national news when she was kidnapped from her home in 2002, opens up about her kidnapping ordeal in her memoir, “My Story.”

Review: Pokémon series catches 3D update

By | Oct 22, 2013

The two new video game releases, “Pokémon X” and “Pokémon Y,” received a graphics update that improved the game’s excitement.

Review: Festival film succeeds with emotional performances

By | Sep 18, 2013

Actors in unconventional crime-drama deliver emotional depth.

Review: Car chases total jumpy thriller

By | Sep 11, 2013

Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez star in “Getaway,” a cheesy and over-the-top, 90-minute Mustang commercial.

Review: Hardcore group finds footing

By | Sep 6, 2013

Heavy-metal band Avenged Sevenfold returns with a familiar sound.