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Jurassic World Movie Review

  An incredible return to form, Jurassic World is easily the best sequel in the series and while it hits on very similar beats to the original, it is amazing in its own right. 22 years after the events of the first film a new CEO, Simon Misrani (Irrfan Khan), has taken over from the […]

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Spy Movie Review

  Easily the best comedy of the year so far, Spy is also the best film yet for both Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy. After CIA agent Bradley Fine (Jude Law) accidentally kills an arms dealer who has hidden a nuclear weapon the Agency must turn its attention to the dealer’s daughter Rayna Boyanov (Rose […]

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Mad Max Fury Road Movie Review

  An absolute masterpiece, Mad Max Fury Road goes above and beyond expectations to deliver the most satisfying action movie so far this year. After being captured by a group of wasteland zealots called the Warboys, Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) finds himself strapped to the hood of a pursuit vehicle and being used as a […]

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Avengers Age of Ultron Movie Review

A near perfect mixture of action, drama, comedy, and character development, The Avengers: Age of Ultron manages the seemingly impossible by trumping the original in every respect. When a shaken Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) uses Loki’s newly recovered scepter to finally activate his Ultron AI program, something goes terribly wrong and the AI (James […]

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Patrick’s Most Anticipated Summer Movies of 2015

Summer time is almost upon us and with that the rush of new blockbusters, tentpoles and a smattering of counter programming. I love summer because it is where you get your fix on big action, super hero movies, sci-fi extravaganzas and over the top comedies. Subtly is not often in great supply during these months […]

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Furious 7 Movie Review

Stacked to the brim with the usual collection of nonsense, clichés, terrible dialogue and acting Furious 7 also brings some of the best and most insane action I have ever seen for one of the most fun experiences one can hope for at the movies. Picking up right where the last movie left off, Furious […]

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Run All Night Movie Review

Delivering an old school crime thriller feel with solid acting and real tension, Run All Night goes a long way toward washing the taste of Taken 3 out of the mouths of Liam Neeson fans. Run All Night tells the story of former hit man Jimmy Conlon, a prolific killer in his time who earned […]

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Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review

A fun and fast paced take on the spy genre, Kingsman: the Secret Service embraces the silliness of the genre while infusing it with top notch action and a brilliant mixture of old and new flavors. After losing an agent on a mission to recover a kidnapped scientist (Mark Hamill), secret agent service the Kingsman […]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite 2014 Movies That You Might Have Missed

As mentioned in my Top 10 Favorite Movies of 2014 article, 2014 was year with a few great movies and a lot of really good ones. Every year has hidden gems and films that rise close to the top without quite making it to the surface. The following is a list of movies that I […]

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Patrick’s Top 10 Favorite Movies of 2014

Every year is unique for movies and 2014 was no exception and in fact felt a little bit extra strange. The awards field felt a bit narrow with serious art pictures being in shorter supply than normal and a handful of great films against a sea of really good ones.  There were not as many […]

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The Wedding Ringer Movie Review

A very pleasant surprise, the Wedding Ringer hits far more than it misses and, despite following a well worn formula,  is truly very funny. When Doug Harris (Josh Gad) finds himself in the humiliating position of being 10 days from his wedding to Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) and unable to produce his fictional groomsmen and […]

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Taken 3 Movie Review

Better than expected but still on the wrong side of good, Taken 3 is definitely showing its age. When we return to the life of retired badass Brian Mills (Liam Neeson) he is making a massive miscalculation about his daughter Kim’s (Maggie Grace) birthday present by giving her a giant sized panda bear and interrupting her […]

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Patrick’s 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015

It is that time of year again when we say good bye to the year that was and look forward to the year that now is and what better way to do that but with a top 10 list of movies that I am looking forward to? Fair enough, there are plenty of better ways but this […]

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The Interview Movie Review

A hilarious farce in the same vein as This is the End, the Interview is not a hard hitting political take down but rather a fun broad comedy that occasionally flirts with deeper substance and insight but is  mostly more about putting things in Seth Rogen’s butt. After a run in with an old college mate […]

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Into the Woods Movie Review

A delightful and fun musical for the first two thirds, Into the Woods completely falls apart in a third act that is overly dark, overly long and overly depressing. When a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) become frustrated with not being able to have a child, the witch who lives next door […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

An uneven mess of a movie, the final installment of the Hobbit trilogy feels rushed and unnecessary with only flashes of what made the series worthwhile. Resolving what should have been the end of the Desolation of Smaug before diving into a drawn out set up for a yawn worthy battle, the Battle of the […]

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The Gentlemen Radio Episode 116: The Thanksgiving Jambalaya of Pain

On this episode of the Gentlemen Radio, Gentlemen Jeffrey and Patrick meander through the show with very little by way of topics and even less by way of coherence. They talk about other studios trying to pull off a shared universe like Marvel and setting themselves up for potential failure and they then unironically talk […]

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John Wick Movie Review

As slick and badass as any movie one could hope for, John Wick delivers on a straight forward revenge tale with an abundance of beautifully shot, choreographed and executed action while offering a surprising amount of solid world building. Just days after his wife is taken by illness, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) has a chance […]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite Horror Movie Remakes

Continuing the Halloween horrorfest here at the Buzz Media I decided to take a look at that long and not so honored tradition of horror movie remakes. For a time it was just a cavalcade of sequels with rapidly diminishing returns and now things are getting rebooted and remade instead. Then those get sequels and […]

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Surprise! They’re not zombies.

In the spirit of Halloween, I decided to talk about something that has come up quite a bit recently, and I can only guess it has to do with the fact that Halloween is the season of horror movies and zombies. More people are crowding around televisions and flocking to theaters to see movies that […]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite Movie Vampires

In keeping with the Halloween theme I decided to do a list of my favorite vampire characters from film and TV. Then, once I compiled a master list, thought about running into traffic instead of trying to whittle it down to 10. Traffic was pretty light that day so instead I decided to split the […]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite Horror Comedies

It is that time of year again when things start getting spooky as we get ready for Halloween so with that in mind, and just like last year, we are going to be putting up some lists of our favorite Halloween things. I am going to kick things off with horror comedies which is easily […]

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Gone Girl Movie Review

Haunting, disturbing and funnier than you would think, Gone Girl is a perfectly acted and beautifully drawn piece of filmmaking that will leave the viewer plenty to talk about after it is over. On the morning of her five year anniversary Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike) disappears under mysterious circumstances and her husband Nick (Ben Affleck) has […]

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Tusk Movie Review

Holy fucking shit. When a podcaster, Wallace Bryton (Justin Long), goes up to Canada for an interview that doesn’t happen he finds himself desperate to save the trip and answers an ad by Howard Howe (Michael Parks) who promises that he has many stories to tell about epic nautical adventures. Unfortunately, Howe’s real plan is […]

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