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July 18, 2018   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Joaquin Phoenix’s tortured protagonist packs a punch

By | May 1, 2018

Since Travis Bickle from Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver,” rarely have there been protagonists like the tortured Joe (Joaquin Phoenix).

Review: Mindless monster movie is silly but satisfying

By | Apr 23, 2018

Brad Peyton has a knack for putting Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson into seemingly inescapable situations and having him come out completely untouched.

Review: Shocking satire crafts slapstick power struggle

By | Apr 9, 2018

“The Death of Stalin” contains hilarious performances across the board, a razor-sharp script and a desolate tone that adds plenty of emotional depth.

Review: ‘Unsane’ offers much-needed edgy originality

By | Mar 27, 2018

Needless to say, Steven Soderbergh is an experienced filmmaker, and his new horror film “Unsane” shows he can excel in any genre.

Review: ‘Thoroughbreds’ delightfully disturbs

By | Mar 27, 2018

Finley’s directorial debut is one of the best movies of the year so far — quite impressive for someone who had never stepped foot on a film set.

Review: Comedy clashes with dark tone in ‘Death Wish’

By | Mar 5, 2018

Director Eli Roth can’t decide if he wants to make a dark action-revenge movie or an action comedy.

Review: Stop-motion animation brings the Stone Age to life

By | Feb 20, 2018

The humor, heart and animation in “Early Man” make it a worthy addition to Aardman Studio’s already impressive catalog.

Review: ‘Winchester’ is a wearisome waste of time

By | Feb 12, 2018

It’s frustrating to see horror filmmakers, who are in one of the most imaginative genres in film, make movies that are entirely devoid of creativity.

Review: Gut-wrenching Western wears down viewers

By | Feb 6, 2018

Director Scott Cooper puts together a visually appealing film, but pacing and character issues hold “Hostiles” back.