What if you truly had to drink a little alcohol in order to be more happy?
2020 may have been a terrible year overall, but that didn’t affect the quality in film. My top ten movies list started at 35, shrunk to 20, 15, and refused … Continue reading Buffa’s Top 10 movies of 2020
Good evening, everyone. It’s a new dawn and a new day, and there’s a lot of work to be done. But before we place 2020 in the trunk for good, … Continue reading What I Voted For | Buffa’s 2020 St. Louis Film Critics Association award ballot
Nicolas Cage doesn’t give a shit what you think about his career choices; directors and studios keep calling with work, and he says yes to almost everything. There are very … Continue reading Nicolas Cage channels ‘Mandy’ demonic insanity in ‘Willy’s Wonderland’ trailer
Even the enduring and quite lovely Gal Gadot can’t save this one
Here’s a fact: I didn’t care for the new Patty Jenkins film, Wonder Woman 1984, at all. Here’s another fact: My good friend and film critic colleague, Max Foizey, happened … Continue reading For film critics, disagreement should only be the beginning of a lovely movie friendship
Two cops come together to take down bad guys. A simple plot spun two different ways in a pair of 1980’s classic action adventures. But just how different are the … Continue reading Why ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Lethal Weapon’ are Christmas twin classics
Do you ever sit there and wonder, “what did Buffa think of that movie,” yet you can’t find my review? Or maybe you don’t need 1,000 words on whether or … Continue reading The Dose Dispatch Returns! The movie review fast lane is back
Twenty five years after it came out guns blazing in theaters, I can still spot Michael Mann’s “Heat” around the corner. It’s my favorite movie of all time and let … Continue reading Why Michael Mann’s ‘Heat’ is still a classic, 25 years later
Thomas Lister Jr. made a very small, some would even say tiny, part shine. While that’s not why he developed the nickname, “Tiny,” Lister carried that signature trait throughout his … Continue reading Rest in Peace, Deebo
The action star passed away seven years ago today.
Time is a constraint. No matter how you see it, the clock is always ticking, reminding us of our mortality and how long we may have left on this rock. … Continue reading ‘Synchronic’ is proof that Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are for real