November 30, 2020
Ithaca, NY | 46°F

Moving back to black & white

By | Sep 12, 2012

Digital camera manufacturers develop new systems with a mindset for image quality over larger technical numbers.


Audio Slideshow: Jammin’ at The Nines

By | Sep 11, 2012

On Friday Samuel B. Lupowitz and The Ego Band celebrated their record release with an energetic gig at The Nines in Collegetown.


So why are the darkrooms gone?

By | Sep 10, 2012

The darkrooms in Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications have been removed, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.


The Blackmagic Cinema Camera and the democratization of the industry

By | Aug 30, 2012

Recently released footage from the Blackmagic Cinema Camera is tested and its importance is realized.


‘Chimpanzee’: Chimp exploited in film

By | Apr 25, 2012

Oscar is a cute, orphaned chimpanzee, but the story of his life is overwhelmed by an unnecessary dichotomy manufactured by the filmmakers. Directors Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield successfully continued the theme of past Disneynature films with the recent “Chimpanzee.” The crew spent four years in Taï National Park in West Africa with troops of…


‘Hell and Back Again’: Stirring portrait captures PTSD

By | Apr 4, 2012

Stunning visuals and powerful storytelling draw the viewer into the life of Marine Sgt. Nathan Harris, a man who is forever changed — both physically and emotionally — by war in “Hell and Back Again.” Director Danfung Dennis is able to capture Harris’ mentality in this moving documentary. The film portrays Harris’ life  in a delicate…


FLEFF celebrates 15 years

By | Mar 28, 2012

Organizers of the 2012 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival are celebrating the event’s 15th year in Ithaca in a big way — with a focus on small utopias.


Chili festival keeps it local

By | Feb 21, 2012

Amid a mild winter, thousands of locals and tourists flocked to The Commons yesterday for the Great Chili Cook-off of 2012 to eat a seasonal favorite and support local businesses.