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October 17, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

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.

Review: Superhero movie has electric beginning

By | Apr 18, 2019

With the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the stamina of Atlas, the power of Zeus, the courage of Achilles and the speed of Mercury, “Shazam!” is one of DC’s best big screen adaptations in the past six years.

Review: ‘Venom’ refuses to evolve past paper-thin premise

By | Oct 21, 2018

Laughter was the only medication to help get through this littered atrocity of a film.

Review: Superhero’s second season fails to live up to legacy

By | Mar 24, 2018

Meeting the incredibly high standard set by the first season of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” was always an unattainable goal.

Review: Super team-up is leagues better than its predecessor

By | Nov 15, 2017

“Justice League” gives each of the primary characters enough screen time to justify their presence in the film.

Deja View: The many problems with the DC Extended Universe

By | Oct 3, 2017

On this packed episode of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary speaks with Staff Writers Aidan Lentz and Colin Tessier and Contributing Writer Antonio Ferme.

Deja View: ‘Logan’ and the problems with superhero movies

By | Mar 8, 2017

In this week’s episode of Deja View, Assistant Life & Culture Editor Jake Leary sits down with Contributing Writer Colin Tessier to discuss his review of “Logan.” Then, Jake and Colin discuss what they want to see more of in the upcoming superhero blockbusters.

Review: ‘Logan’ slices through comic book movie tradition

By | Mar 7, 2017

“Logan” balances violence, humor and emotion to create a realistic depiction of a man who has lost his will to live.

Golden Age of Female Superheroes May Be Around the Corner

By | Apr 8, 2014

In October, a tongue-in-cheek blog post laid out the argument against a Wonder Woman film: female action heroes don’t work, no director would want to make it, no actress could suit the role, and Catwoman all-around sucked.

Super comic store powers up

By | Nov 2, 2011

Batman lives in Gotham, Buffy Summers in Sunnydale and Clark Kent in Metropolis. But one store in downtown Ithaca has provided a home for all of these characters for the past three decades.