September 17, 2021
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Middle-ground video essayists speak to the average viewer

By | Nov 12, 2020

With anything, there is bound to be a middle ground, and in the video essay world, there are several creators occupying that central place.


Review: Apple TV scores lively sports drama

By | Oct 16, 2020

Ted Lasso” is a delightful series following the titular American football coach as he makes the transition to coaching soccer in the English Premier League.


Amateur video essayists discourage nuanced discussion

By | Oct 1, 2020

Unfortunately, as is typical of most internet discourse, film discussion can be problematic and counterproductive rather than welcoming.


Spotlight on films, TV, books and music by Black creators

The backbone of the Life & Culture section at The Ithacan is pop culture — and, by extension, Black culture that has influenced pop culture.


College-educated Youtubers share film knowledge with cinephiles

By | Aug 20, 2020

People love movies, and they love to explore what makes their favorite films tick.


Video essays give a voice to all film fans

By | Jun 25, 2020

Using energetic voice-overs and editing that pops, a video essay effortlessly takes someone through every step of an argument.


Trivia night at Kilpatrick’s encourages friendly competition

By , | Feb 20, 2020

From left, Alice Letchford and Peter Finocchiaro participate in Trivia Night With Geeks Who Drink. The trivia night happens weekly at Kilpatrick’s Publick House.


Review: Brash humor drives forgettable British film

By | Feb 9, 2020

“The Gentleman,” directed by Guy Ritchie, un unabashedly British in its humor.


Review: Movies from the winter season

“Marriage Story,” “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker,” “Little Women” and “Cats” were statement films this winter season.


Review: Sharp performances bring edge to film

By | Dec 10, 2019

Which celebrity killed Christopher Plummer in “Knives Out”?


Review: Satiric film shines through bizarre comedy

By | Dec 3, 2019

Coming off the success of “Thor: Ragnarok,” writer, director and actor Taika Waititi returns to his off-beat style of comedy in “Jojo Rabbit.” Set in 1945 Germany, the film follows a young boy named Jojo Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) as he begins his journey as a member of the Hitler Youth.


Review: Horror film sheds a light on unsettling story

By | Oct 30, 2019

Grotesque but beautiful, Robert Eggers’ latest film is a focused character study that showcases Eggers’ bizarre mind.