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June 24, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Studio comedy shines with unexpected intimacy

By | Apr 21, 2018

“Blockers” is a good movie. Yes. You read that right. The film that features butt chugging, sex pacts and vomit is nuanced and emotionally resonant.

Snapshot: Early Birds

By | Apr 18, 2018

* Editor’s Note: The Ithacan‘s journalistic coverage of the campus often focuses on formal announcements and events.

Review: Nerd culture can’t save ‘Ready Player One’

By | Apr 3, 2018

“Ready Player One” plays out like the machination of a child; it’s silly, illogical and only enjoyable for the kid holding the toys.

Review: ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ strays off garden path

By | Mar 28, 2018

Rather than embrace the whimsy or silliness that lend children’s films their charm, Stevenson depends on anachronistic pop culture references.

Review: ‘The Strangers’ sequel slaughters slasher genre

By | Mar 20, 2018

Instead of being a bold take on the masked-murderer-by-the-lake trope, “Prey at Night” is a hollow shoutout to better films.

Review: 2-D platformer perfects storyline and gameplay

By | Feb 27, 2018

“Celeste” is a stellar, stylish and soothing game that succeeds in telling a pertinent story without succumbing to unearned truisms and clichés.

Review: ‘Everything Sucks’ explores awkward adolescent love

By | Feb 26, 2018

“Everything Sucks” is often messy and illogical, just like its adolescent characters. It’s not a smart series, but it’s a sweet one.

Review: ‘Peter Rabbit’ hops with frenetic fun

By | Feb 20, 2018

Glee and excitement pervade in “Peter Rabbit” from the first frame to the finale, but between the moments of triumph are instances of darkness.

Review: Stylish cyberpunk series tells a scattered story

By | Feb 17, 2018

“Altered Carbon” tries to cram too much plot into too few episodes, trading stable storylines for pointless, plodding tangents.

Deja View: Problems with Netflix’s ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’

By | Feb 14, 2018

Staff Writers Jake Leary and Colin Tessier discuss the many failures of Netflix’s “The Cloverfield Paradox” in this week’s episode of “Deja View.”
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Review: Science fiction film strays from franchise’s success

By | Feb 13, 2018

Dabbling in several genres without committing to any of them, “The Cloverfield Paradox” feels incomplete, cobbled together and woefully unsatisfying.

Review: Heist movie is a hyper-masculine misfire

By | Feb 6, 2018

“Den of Thieves” is too serious to be enjoyable and too outlandish to be taken seriously.