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Suspenseful script gives film its terror

By | Sep 29, 2010

They say the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. That’s not the case in John Erick Dowdle’s new movie, the story of which was created by M. Night Shymalan. Though the story may be feebly told, “Devil” sows fear into an audience with its proficient execution of many…

Blood and gore spice up satire

By | Sep 15, 2010

An unsung star of the Hollywood action scene, Danny Trejo has played more than 100 roles. He takes his first lead role in “Machete,” whose large cast of wild characters entertain with creative violence and biting humor in what would otherwise be a dull and conventional action flick.

Overdone plotline creates boring film

By | Sep 9, 2010

In director John Luessenhop’s action movie “Takers,” a group of thieves risk their fortunes and lives to try for the fattest robbery of their careers. While the plot seems exciting, the movie falls like a dud as nothing more than a generic robber film. When Ghost (T.I.) is released from prison, he offers a group…

Thriller remake fails to frighten

By | May 6, 2010

Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees and Leatherface have plagued theaters until recently, but now Freddy is back. The horror icon who can kill people in their sleep has returned in the remake of “A Nightmare on Elm Street.”

Tired action scenes sabotage movie

By | Apr 29, 2010

Coupled with bland action sequences and rehashed gunfights and explosions, “The Losers” is hardly appealing in an already flooded comic book market.

Characters bring comedy to funeral

By | Apr 22, 2010

The death of a family member is no laughing matter. But family reunions can be. “Death at a Funeral” combines wild characters and insane antics to make this funeral funny.

‘Last Song’ offers overplayed story

By | Apr 9, 2010

“The Last Song” has a story just as recycled as Miley Cryus’ rebel-without-a-cause persona.

Damon returns to action genre

By | Mar 26, 2010

Jason Bourne has dropped his name and jumped ship from his title movie series. In the action thriller “Green Zone,” he may have a new name, Army fatigues and an automatic weapon, but he’s still the same character.

Students hold ’em at poker tournament fundraiser

By | Mar 11, 2010

The Klingenstein Lounge resembled of a Las Vegas casino on Sunday. Forty-one passionate poker players of different degrees of experience showed up this year sporting sunglasses, baseball caps, iPods and sport jackets in the tradition of famous poker stars. Students came in the hopes of winning the 10th annual Ithaca College American Marketing Association poker…

Hometown juggling act

By | Oct 9, 2009

In a quiet, inconspicuous blue house on North Tioga Street lives a man with a large family. This father of four doesn’t support his family by going to work every day in a suit, however. He doesn’t drive a nice car. He wears parachute pants, oversized shoes, shrunken ties and peddles on his unicycle. Michael…