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December 16, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: ‘First Man’ is a terrifying tale of moon mission

By | Oct 22, 2018

“First Man” isn’t entertaining throughout every small step but ends with one giant leap that makes it worthwhile.

Deja View: Is ‘Blade Runner 2049’ the perfect sequel?

By | Oct 11, 2017

This week on Deja View, reviews editor Jake Leary sat down with staff writer Charlie Musante about “Blade Runner 2049” and decides whether Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner” sequel lives up to the original’s legacy.

Review: Stellar science fiction sequel cuts deep

By | Oct 10, 2017

“Blade Runner” handles the idea of artificial intelligence better than most science fiction films. “2049” updates that idea for a new audience.

Review: Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ sings the same old tune

By | Jan 20, 2017

Hollywood may like “La La Land,” but it doesn’t need it, not nearly as much as it needs new voices, new faces, new stories and new talent.

‘The Ides of March’: Star cast shines

By | Oct 12, 2011

Alluding to William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” George Clooney’s well-crafted new drama chronicles the struggle between personal integrity and political ambition.

Action flick swerves past usual themes

By | Sep 28, 2011

In “Drive,” director Nicolas Refn defies the mainstream formula for action movies by trading witty one-liners and 30-minute explosion sequences for a meaningful character struggle and a love story that doesn’t rely on a one-dimensional hot babe in a fast car.

Out For a “Drive”

By | Sep 24, 2011

Last night I went to go see that new Ryan Gosling movie, “Drive.” I only saw the preview a couple days ago after a few artists I follow on Twitter started promoting it. At first glance, it looked like a typical “car movie:” speed, adrenaline, bad guys and guns. I’ve seen “Fast and the Furious”…