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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 18, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Horrendous horror film is an unhappy affair

By | Oct 16, 2017

It is a slasher set in a time loop, and director Christopher Landon seems to think that premise alone is enough to power the whole film.

Review: ‘Patti Cake$’ can’t hit the high note

By | Sep 6, 2017

But the absurdism undermines the film’s attempts at genuineness, and the more poignant moments don’t land.

Review: Stellar performances roar during packed awards season

By | Feb 22, 2017

Garth Davis excels in ways that shouldn’t look so easy: His world is appropriately naturalistic and his story smoothly balances its emotional heft.

Review: Stunning graphics and acting save film

By | Apr 19, 2016

In Jon Favreau’s “The Jungle Book,” Christopher Walken voices a giant orangutan.

Review: Garratt’s style shifts create exciting album

By | Mar 7, 2016

Much of the album sizzles with a popping energy courtesy of Garratt’s piercing falsetto and an inclination toward a style that’s constantly changing.

Review: Much anticipated comedy sequel flops

By | Feb 16, 2016

“Zoolander 2” could have been clever. It could have been witty, with consistently funny jokes or a compelling story. But it has none of these things, and it is ultimately a movie that is just as offensively dumb and pointlessly inane as its main characters.

Review: Thrilling plot and acting keep film afloat

By | Feb 2, 2016

Though it champions a story structure that’s been used many times before, “The Finest Hours” is a rescue story buoyed by some terrific maritime action sequences and very good acting performances.