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Review: Sci-fi film wanes into weariness and boredom

By | Oct 1, 2019

Director James Gray delivers a visionary look into the future with his new film, “Ad Astra,” starring Brad Pitt.


‘Deja View’- “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” vs. “Jaws”

By The Ithacan | Sep 19, 2019

In their first episode of the semester, hosts Rachael Weinberg and Diego Medina review the new release “47 Meters Down: Uncaged” and compare it to the original shark blockbuster, “Jaws.”
 
47 Meters Down: Uncaged trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvXjx8SZbv8


Review: Confusion and complexity shape third-person game

By | Sep 18, 2019

Video game developer Remedy Entertainment loves a good pastiche.


Review: Fluid and stylish animation carries biopic

By | Sep 11, 2019

The early 20th–century world of surrealism and scandal, backwoods Spanish villages and the bohemian Parisian art world are vividly illustrated in “Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles.” Directed by Salvador Simo, the animated biopic’s subject is Luis Buñuel, one of the most famous Spanish directors of the 20th century and a pioneer of surrealism and satire in film.


Review: “Pressure” is a dynamic album to remember

By | Sep 10, 2019

Florida-based band Wage War is one of the latest metalcore groups bursting into the mainstream.


Review: Lana Del Rey offers somber self-reflection in album

By | Sep 8, 2019

Two years after taking a dreary look at Hollywood in “Lust For Life,” Lana Del Rey returns to her nostalgic roots with her sixth and latest record, “Norman F—— Rockwell!” The album cover features a painted blue sky and Del Rey with a male companion, reaching out to the camera, inviting the listener to join her.


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.