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September 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

‘Real Steel’: Robot action flick lacks dynamic plot

By | Oct 12, 2011

Even with its bright, boxing robots, director Shawn Levy’s new drama “Real Steel” may fail to excite audiences.

Infectious comedy defeats the odds

By | Oct 5, 2011

Echoing cross-genre films such as Adam Sandler’s “Click” and “Funny People,” which borders the line between comedy and drama, director Jonathan Levine’s new dark comedy “50/50” is a creative and effective mix of tragedy and humor.

Action flick swerves past usual themes

By | Sep 28, 2011

In “Drive,” director Nicolas Refn defies the mainstream formula for action movies by trading witty one-liners and 30-minute explosion sequences for a meaningful character struggle and a love story that doesn’t rely on a one-dimensional hot babe in a fast car.

Action flick wins with knock-out story

By | Sep 14, 2011

While a grade-school teacher and his estranged brother may not seem like they’d stand a chance in the violent world of Mixed Martial Arts, “Warrior” comes through as a believable film that exemplifies the heart and passion of highly-ranked professional fighters.