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January 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: ‘Starboy’ shines in the Weeknd’s latest release

By | Dec 3, 2016

The Weeknd has created one of the most fun and hypnotizing albums of 2016. His themes of materialism and betrayal immerse listeners into “Starboy”.

Review: Tove Lo’s latest release a tasteless flop

By | Nov 27, 2016

After the massive success of her hit singles “Talking Body” and “Stay High,” techno artist Tove Lo has felt the pressure to make another radio hit.

‘Aliens with Extraordinary Skills’ play to be performed at IC

By | Nov 2, 2016

“Aliens with Extraordinary Skills,” which will be performed at Ithaca College from Nov. 4 to 12 in the Earl McCarroll Studio in Dillingham Center.

Review: Two Door Cinema Club revives disco with ‘Gameshow’

By | Oct 31, 2016

The Irish indie-rock band successfully introduces listeners to a new sound and creates a nostalgic atmosphere they won’t soon forget.

Review: ‘The Girl on the Train’ plot teeters off the tracks

By | Oct 25, 2016

Overall, viewers looking for their next sexy-thriller fix should just stay home and read the book.

Review: Mac Miller’s ‘The Divine Feminine’ lacks originality

By | Sep 26, 2016

In “The Divine Feminine,” Miller tries to show he has the chops to make more intricate tracks. He proves his talent by executing talented flow.

Review: ‘Southside With You’ viewers follow a budding romance

By | Sep 19, 2016

Viewers meet Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) as she gets ready in her mother’s home for what she calls a “business meeting.” Her mother teases her, saying, “I thought this wasn’t a date?” To Robinson, it wasn’t — until she met the ever-so-charming Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers). Obama and Robinson visit countless places on their date, such as an Afro-Culture museum exhibit, a church meeting and a theater to see the film “Do the Right Thing.”

Review: Wilco’s tenth album wins over new and old listeners

By | Sep 17, 2016

This album exemplifies a complete return to the band’s traditional form as they it comes back to their its folk roots. “Star Wars” was more of an psych-indie rock album, while this album is shaped with softer midwestern tones. Tracks like “Common Sense” invoke a hypnotic beat and sense of confusion, while others, like “Nope,” have a more cool and collected rock tone.

Review: ‘Don’t Breathe’ defies typical horror films

By | Sep 10, 2016

“Don’t Breathe” is more grounded in its script and its direction — it doesn’t rely on typical jump scares, but it builds tension throughout.