Excerpt: It’s an exhilarating ride that centers itself on a fascinating and effortlessly compelling character, brilliantly portrayed by Zoey Deutch. The messaging and structure is largely familiar, but the story still remains timely.
Excerpt: Wexler’s bubbly blue-collar comedy Buffaloed is a wacky Valentine ode to the chilly upstate New York-based enclave. An unconventional character study that wants to reach for every nuanced nugget it sends out.
Excerpt: Buffaloed feels like a Saturday Night Live sketch that some ambitious cast member resolved to turn into a feature. Everyone talks and acts funny, and the movie revels in their risible behavior. The movie is funny and enjoyable enough in the moment, but it’s ultimately forgettable.