Adam Lubitow 
Member since Aug 29, 2012

Film critic for CITY Newspaper, writer, iced coffee addict, and dinosaur enthusiast.

Recent Articles

  • Film review: 'John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum'

    “Parabellum” picks up immediately where the last film left off, finding Wick excommunicated, with a $14 million bounty on his head and the entire population of the criminal underworld very keen to collect.
    • May 17, 2019
  • Film review: 'Pokémon Detective Pikachu'

    The film has to please longtime fans while serving as an introduction to those who don't know their Squirtles from their Bulbasaurs. As the start of a potential franchise, it's flawed but promising.
    • May 14, 2019
  • Preview: The Reel Mind Theatre and Film Series

    The annual series will return next week, continuing its mission to fight the social stigma of mental illness by shining a spotlight on topics far too many of us are content to sweep out of mind. This year's four films focus on the difficult topic of suicide, highlighting stories of survivors that seek to spread a message of hope and recovery.
    • May 10, 2019
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    Recent Comments

    Re: “Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

    Thank you for continuing to read! Happy holidays!

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    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 12/22/2018 at 5:03 PM

    Re: “Recap: CITY's top movies of 2017

    Hi John! "Three Billboards" is a film that I like quite a bit, but my issues with some of McDonagh's writing/storytelling decisions (which I touched on in my review: https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/roc…) have dimmed my opinion on each successive viewing. Though I'd absolutely say that McDormand, Rockwell, and Harrelson's performances all rank amongst the best of the year. Consider it an unofficial honorable mention.

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    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 12/29/2017 at 1:49 AM

    Re: “Sequel looks at climate change 10 years after 'An Inconvenient Truth'

    Here's a pretty good overview, johnny: https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence

    4 likes, 1 dislike
    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 08/02/2017 at 2:40 AM

    Re: “Film review: 'The Mummy'

    Just taking a break from my breakfast of tossed salad and scrambled eggs to say: thanks for reading, Cera!

    12 likes, 1 dislike
    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 06/10/2017 at 10:22 AM

    Re: “Film review: "The American Side"

    Thanks for pointing that out R Shea, he's one I missed. The film is chock full o' Western NY natives. Composer David Shire's from Buffalo too!

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    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 06/17/2016 at 4:34 PM

    Re: “Film review: "The Revenant"

    While this reviewer can't endorse egotistically-directed, pseudo-spiritual adventure stories, he wholeheartedly recommends Donuts Delite, at Empire and Culver.

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    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 01/16/2016 at 5:34 PM

    Re: “Film Review: "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

    Hi Kathryn! Thanks for the comment! You may be right, but I'm hoping that by the time I AM in the target demographic, I'll have maintained my sense of humor about it. The movie does, that's for sure. You can definitely expect to find a more than a few jokes in the same vein throughout the film, so be prepared for that once you do see it.

    4 likes, 2 dislikes
    Posted by Adam Lubitow on 03/05/2015 at 5:49 PM

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