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November 29, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Disney produces another dull remake

By | Sep 14, 2020

A live-action remake of its 1998 classic, Disney’s “Mulan” contains vibrant scenery, but this does not make up for the new film’s dull plot.

Review: Documentary opens discussion on transgender representation

By | Jul 8, 2020

“Disclosure” is a helpful tool for educating its audience about the often harmful portrays of transgender people in popular Hollywood media.

Review: Slapstick comedy film flies off course

By | Jun 7, 2020

While “The Lovebirds” is brimming with writing comedic and real chemistry from the main actors, the overall plot sometimes falls flat.

Review: Jumbled narrative creates chaos in bizarre thriller

By | Feb 18, 2020

Director Jeff Baena’s Sundance Film Festival entry “Horse Girl” is a bizarre experience that tackles difficult topics, including mental health, with a unique twist.

Review: Bland horror film churns with mediocre narrative

By | Feb 5, 2020

“The Turning” is an unexceptional horror film with an unresolved narrative.

Review: Movies from the winter season

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

Review: Holiday themed cooking show hits nail on the head

By | Dec 4, 2019

The holiday season is the time of year when pictures of reindeer cakes or dreidel cake pops appear all over Pinterest.

Review: Christmas charm is absent in bland romantic comedy

By | Nov 19, 2019

Movies like “Love, Actually,” “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve” make it seem like the best way to tell a holiday story is through a large ensemble cast and a collection of different storylines that satisfyingly connect at the end. 

Review: Documentary blazes with intriguing storytelling

By | Nov 11, 2019

“I said, ‘I’m not going to die today.’ I said, ‘Today is not my day,’” a young girl tells the camera just a few minutes into the Netflix documentary “Fire in Paradise.” She can’t be over 10 years old, yet the way she articulates her experience escaping a raging wildfire makes her seem older.

Review: Netflix comedy doubles down on characterization

By | Oct 29, 2019

What’s better than one Paul Rudd?

Review: Period drama lacks royal touches of original series

By | Oct 1, 2019

“Downton Abbey” captivated audiences after its premiere in the U.S.

Review: New Netflix show highlights unbelievable cultural truths

By | Sep 24, 2019

Only 230 out of every 1,000 sexual assaults are reported to the police, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network.