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July 20, 2019   |   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: Deerhunter album is rapturous yet subtle

By | Jan 28, 2019

Apocalyptic but wistful, unsettling but eerily calm, Deerhunter’s eighth album “Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?” is a subtle but striking work of art.

Review: Alice Merton album “Mint” leaves a bad taste

By | Jan 27, 2019

Alice Merton broke onto the music scene in 2016 when she went straight to the top of the charts with her powerful single “No Roots.” Merton also released two other singles, “Why So Serious” and “Funny Business” in 2018.

Review: “The Upside” is heartwarming but cliche

By | Jan 23, 2019

Kevin Hart’s comedic skills and chemistry with Bryan Cranston creates a feel-good, laugh-out-loud drama that focuses on an unlikely friendship between two very different people.

Review: The 1975 release honest album

By | Dec 11, 2018

Since releasing its first EP six years ago, The 1975 has made itself a household name in indie pop, with major hits like “Chocolate” and “Love Me” dominating music charts in recent years.

Review: Obscure film borders on incomprehensible

By | Dec 10, 2018

Based on the short story “Gräns” by ‎John Ajvide Lindqvist, “Border” has all the unrestrained pretension of Oscar bait: a sluggish pace, an inscrutable fantasy element and a relentless melancholy.

Review: ‘Stokeley’ album is charmingly off-kilter

By | Dec 5, 2018

The truth is, and always has been, that the coarse, chaotic rhymes of this Florida-born rapper are an acquired taste.

‘Deja View’: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

By The Ithacan | Nov 6, 2018

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On this week’s episode of “Deja View,” host Jake Leary sits down with staff writer Liza Gillespie and Ithaca College screenwriting student Sean Murphy to complain about “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” Much to the trio’s disappointment, Netflix’s take on the teenage witch doesn’t capture the magic of the character.

Deja View: ‘It’ and the numerous works of Stephen King

By | Sep 12, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary sits down with Staff Writer Colin Tessier to discuss his review of “It.” Then, Jake and Colin discuss the life and work of Stephen King.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival disappoints fans

By | Dec 6, 2016

While it was exciting to watch Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel revive their roles as the Lorelai and Rory, the show failed to live up to the hype.

Review: DNCE boogies into the spotlight with debut album

By | Dec 5, 2016

Jonas has stripped away the innocent image of the Jonas Brothers to craft songs with more mature and sultry themes.

Review: ‘Hardwired…to Self-Destruct’ isn’t explosive enough

By | Dec 4, 2016

The aggressive style of “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct” may appeal to some listeners, but is not for everyone.