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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 29, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Aaron Sorkin courtroom drama is detached and weightless

By | Oct 26, 2020

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” — writer and director Aaron Sorkin’s new Netflix film — mistakes gaudy self-importance as inherent relevance.

Review: Sandler’s latest spook-free comedy is spirited but average

By | Oct 19, 2020

“Hubie Halloween” is more of a trick than a treat. The plot uses familiar tropes to transition Hubie from one comedic set piece to another.

Review: Turbulent album lacks spirit of band’s earlier music

By | Sep 22, 2020

Marilyn Manson’s newest album, “WE ARE CHAOS,” is a harsh reminder to longtime fans that the rock star band has lost its edge.

Review: Folk meshes with vibrant vocals in stripped album

By | Sep 8, 2020

“Whole New Mess,” the recent album by singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, creates new versions of a few tracks from her previous album “All Mirrors.”

Review: Taylor Swift returns to love song roots in “Folklore”

By | Aug 6, 2020

“Folklore” matches acoustic sounds with lyrics telling of love stories- the likes of which fans haven’t heard since “Red” in 2012.

Review: “Extraction” delivers cliche action story

By | May 20, 2020

Extraction”‘s actions sequences are exciting, but it’s lazy screenwriting and cliche plot fails to impress audiences.

Review: Film details horrors of true crime story

By | Apr 7, 2020

“Lost Girls” is a grim but biting portrayal of a based-on-real-life story that follows a woman looking for her lost daughter.

Review: Rapper combines poetic lyrics with jazz sound

By | Apr 4, 2020

R.A.P. Ferreira’s new album is filled with well-written lyrics and a new jazz sound. The rapper’s experimental style works to his benefit.

Feminist filmmaker champions diverse narratives

By | Apr 2, 2020

In an interview with Indiewire about her latest film, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” director and writer Céline Sciamma said, “We want people to have their heart broken and think about themselves.” Although she made this statement about “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” it accurately represents all of Sciamma’s cinematic output so far.

Review: Jokers hit silver screen with laughs and charisma

By | Mar 4, 2020

Watching an episode of ’s hit show “Impractical Jokers” is like hanging out with a group of high school class clowns — except they are all middle-aged and have a long-running television show.