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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

March 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Sci-fi adaptation is uninspired and robotic

By | Feb 26, 2019

“Alita: Battle Angel” wears its influences proudly — maybe a little too proudly.

‘Deja View’ – Alita: Battle Angel

By | Feb 20, 2019

 
On this week’s Deja View, host Jake Leary sits down with Aidan Lentz to parse out whether “Alita: Battle Angel” is more than robot-rending action.

Review: Netflix’s attempt at sci-fi romance falls flat

By | Jan 29, 2019

Every month, a slew of sci-fi thrillers, rom-coms and documentaries dribble out on Netflix — most with little or no fanfare.

Review: Obscure film borders on incomprehensible

By | Dec 10, 2018

Based on the short story “Gräns” by ‎John Ajvide Lindqvist, “Border” has all the unrestrained pretension of Oscar bait: a sluggish pace, an inscrutable fantasy element and a relentless melancholy.

Meant to help quit cigarettes, Juuls spark new addictions

By | Nov 28, 2018

“SEND ME FREE JUUL PODS FOR LIFE, BITCH!!”

Review: Teen witch revival rehashes horror classics

By | Nov 5, 2018

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” follows the same dark path as “Riverdale”: taking classic Archie characters and giving them a grim makeover.

Review: ‘Halloween’ franchise is better off dead

By | Oct 29, 2018

One frightful night was enough; like its ghoulish mascot, the “Halloween” franchise should have been killed long ago.

Review: Spider-Man adapted in well-crafted video game world

By | Oct 23, 2018

Insomniac’s version of Spider-Man is not only the best video-game adaptation of the scarlet web-slinger but the best onscreen take on the character.

Review: Magic-filled children’s horror lacks charm

By | Oct 1, 2018

It’s a film that’s full of wonderful, creepy ideas that are either left half-explored or take ridiculous turns in the third act.

Review: ‘Assassination Nation’ is a hopeless dystopia

By | Sep 25, 2018

It’s an unpleasant movie that successfully tells the story Levinson set out to make, but that narrative is too grotesque and cruel to enjoy.

Review: Stephen King adaptation fails to contribute to canon

By | Sep 17, 2018

The biggest problem with “Castle Rock” isn’t its many mysteries or its flat characters but rather its lack of cohesion and forward motion.

Professor’s documentary spotlights women in animation

By | Sep 2, 2018

“having worked in the broadcast industry for over a decade, I knew firsthand what it was like for women to be behind the scenes,” Guest said.