I thought gunfire had taken place in the movie theater. I. SHIT. YOU. NOT. 27 years later, the first thing I remember about watching Michael Mann’s “Heat” for the first … Continue reading Remembering ‘Heat’ 27 years later
Author: D. Buffa
The Film Buffa at the Movies: Henry Cavill loses Superman as DC Studios reboot commences
Henry Cavill is a good dude, and handles news shifts like a pro. Ask any director, and they’ll tell you he is a “soldier” on a set. He does the … Continue reading The Film Buffa at the Movies: Henry Cavill loses Superman as DC Studios reboot commences
The Film Buffa reviews ‘The Menu’ and other recent movie releases
If time was controllable, I would write an individual review for EVERY MOVIE I saw. But alas, the day job and everyday adulting needs don’t allow the words to flow … Continue reading The Film Buffa reviews ‘The Menu’ and other recent movie releases
The Film Buffa: ‘Empire of Light’ reminds us of a movie theater’s power
One of my favorite movies of the year.
‘A Violent Night’ is the epitome of an awards season palette cleanser
Don’t sleep on a solid action film. “A Violent Night” doesn’t run long on story and won’t hear its name during awards shows, but that’s its job in the first … Continue reading ‘A Violent Night’ is the epitome of an awards season palette cleanser
The Film Buffa: ‘The Fabelmans’ review
Oscar darling or just another movie?
Thank you, Jonah Hill: Why ‘Stutz’ is 2022’s most accessible documentary
Most documentaries fly over people’s heads about ten minutes after watching them. The info is digested, the hook is received, and the mind drifts to the next news story or … Continue reading Thank you, Jonah Hill: Why ‘Stutz’ is 2022’s most accessible documentary
‘Causeway’ review: Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry elevate somber tale
All Lynsey cares about is getting back to Afghanistan. Being blown up by an IED and suffering a traumatic brain injury as a result wasn’t enough to shake her loose … Continue reading ‘Causeway’ review: Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry elevate somber tale
“That Guy!” Praising the talented Domenick Lombardozzi
Every actor has a signature element: something the viewer will notice or remember no matter the size of the role in the movie or TV show. For longtime actor Domenick … Continue reading “That Guy!” Praising the talented Domenick Lombardozzi
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Review: A satisfying sequel that falls shy of greatness
While the film touches greatness in certain scenes, it lacks the spark of the original.