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November 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: True crime thriller fails to contribute to genre

By | Apr 22, 2015

“True Story” is a true crime drama that struggles to present itself and ultimately falls flat.

Review: Six absurdist tales unite with humor and brutality

By | Apr 15, 2015

In this marriage of form and content, an enjoyably mad cinematic experience is born.

Review: ‘Furious 7’ races onward and upward despite loss of actor

By | Apr 8, 2015

The fact that this is the seventh movie in the franchise serves as a true testament as to how dedicated the fans truly are.

Review: Minimalist script reveals humanity in war zone

By | Apr 7, 2015

After the quick escalation of a house search into a full-on riot, young British soldier Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) is stranded in enemy streets to fend for himself against the Irish Republican Army.

Review: ‘Insurgent’ adds to teenage-dystopian genre

By | Apr 1, 2015

“Insurgent” adds to the young-adult dystopian genre by building on its predecessor’s fame.

Review: ‘Gett’ takes social inequality to court

By | Mar 31, 2015

Biased precedents serve as the backdrop for “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” a courtroom drama concentrating on the oppressive, male-dominated culture that society has manufactured.

Review: ‘Red Army’ uncovers Soviet past

By | Mar 25, 2015

This award-winning documentary explores the lives of Russia’s secret army during the Cold War: its national hockey team.

Review: ‘Cinderella’ a perfect fit to predecessors’ big shoes

By | Mar 18, 2015

In the live-action update of Disney’s original animated feature, “Cinderella” embraces some positive changes while remaining true to the fairy tale.

Review: Iranian Vampire Western pleases audiences with perplexing horror

By | Mar 4, 2015

“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s directorial debut, puts a stunning spin on the typical story of star-crossed lovers.

Review: ‘Maps to the Stars’ shines light on taboo topics

By | Mar 3, 2015

“Maps to the Stars” explores incest, rape and schizophrenia in a gripping psychological drama.

Review: Twists and turns propel taut espionage thriller

By | Feb 24, 2015

“Kingsman: The Secret Service,” starring Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson, adds a new flair to the stereotypical spy genre.

Review: Moore’s performance triumphs in ‘Still Alice’

By | Feb 18, 2015

Written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, “Still Alice” follows the life of a renowned linguistics professor after she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.