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The Buzz: Monsters, Animals and Nicolas Cage

Posted by Will Ashton on March 17, 2016 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

It's fitting to see the topics for my third edition of The Buzz come together on their own, especially since the theme of this week’s column is all about the unexpected. In a time where we feel we need to know everything about anything from day one, sometimes it’s refreshing to not completely know what you...

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The Buzz: Witches, Lawyers and Soul-Crushing

Posted by Will Ashton on February 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Since I’m back for a second round of “The Buzz,” perhaps it would be appropriate to make returns the theme of this week’s column. Returns are always tricky; namely, depending on how well you left things off in the first place. And as you might have guessed, I use the word “return” loosely here. It could ...

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The Buzz: Deadpool, Clowns and Amy Schumer

Posted by Will Ashton on February 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



This week doesn’t come sour in the comedy department. Whether it’s highlighting a return-to-form for the comic book genre, or recognizing the bizarre near-brilliance of one of television’s most promising freshmen dramedies, or simply looking out for what’s to come from one of the comic scene...

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Wicked City Episode 3 Recap: Hungry Like The Wolf

Posted by Josh Weiss on November 13, 2015 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Three weeks in and Wicked City isn’t totally justifying its existence beyond that of a run-of-the-mill police procedural/serial killer drama that happens to be set against the backdrop of 1980s Sunset Strip. This week’s episode is named after The Clash’s 1982 hit “Should I Stay Or Should I Go.” ...

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The Buzz: Expect The Unex-Spectred

Posted by Josh Weiss on November 6, 2015 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Ladies and gentleman, it is my distinct pleasure to welcome you back to another installment of the Buzz. This week is chock full of action and suspense. We've also got a death of a beloved screenwriter and the British take sci-fi to the next level. We also, have an indepth review of a film that you have been waiting for.

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Wicked City Episode 2 Recap: Lethal Weapon

Posted by Josh Weiss on November 6, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Wicked City’s second venture to the Sunset Strip circa 1982 wasn’t as enthralling as last week’s pilot was. This episode (aptly named “Running With The Devil” after Van Halen’s 1978 hit) pits serial killer Kent (now almost like the Zodiac) against Detectives Roth and Contreras in a cat and mouse...

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Top 10 Disturbing Videos of All Time

Posted by davidxdixon on October 31, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)



A great man once said “when them masks up, they are coming for your ice, if they are bare faced they comin for your life” and while he isn’t talking about halloween he is talking about the disturbing killers in this list. Welcome to Man of the Hour’s countdown of the most disturbing videos of all time and how t...

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The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 31, 2015 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)



Halloween is upon us once more, which means it’s time to scare yourself silly with an annual horror movie marathon. Think you can’t be scared that easily? Think you’ve seen all the scary movies out there? Think again! We’re hear with a countdown of the most disturbing movies of all time, the kind of movies that will have your g...

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The Buzz: Commies, Nazis, and Zombies

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 30, 2015 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Ladies and gentleman, it is my distinct pleasure to welcome you back to another installment of the Buzz. This week is chock full of alternate realities and family-friendly animal-related stories. We’ve also got Adam Sandler (collective groan) and one of today’s greatest actors sleeping in...

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Commentary: Shut up and Enjoy Star Wars

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)



You remember the Six Degrees of Separation game with Kevin Bacon? Well, people now seem to be doing the same thing with Star Wars and race. The trouble all began last year when Disney released the first teaser for Episode VII: The Force Awakens, which featured John Boyega in Stormtrooper garb. People took to the Int...

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Wicked City Pilot Recap: A View To A Kill

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 29, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (1)



ABC’s Wicked City is like an episode of Criminal Minds with a bunch of hairspray shot down its throat. That’s because it’s set on LA’s Sunset Strip in the early 1980s when the rock was hard and the fashions as garish as ever. I was planning on hating the series premiere, but you kno...

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New York Comic Con 2015: The Venture Bros

Posted by Thomas Lorenzo on October 27, 2015 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)



Hey guys, I’m back! Yeah that’s right, your favorite ex entertainment editor is back at ya with a little piece from my time at comic con. That’s right folks, I went to New York Comic Con in this year of the lord 2015. It was a fun time but, as per usual, it was a very frustrating time with the massive amounts of people in these a...

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The Buzz: Spielberg Comes in From The Cold

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Welcome back to the Buzz! For this week’s installment, I had the distinct pleasure of hopping on a conference call with the great Steven Spielberg. You know, just the guy who made Jaws, Close Encounters, E.T., Indiana Jones, and Jurassic Park. Turns out, he’s a really cool and down-to-earth guy who was willing to talk to a b...

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Empire Recap Episode 5

Posted by davidxdixon on October 22, 2015 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)



So Lucious has been cleared of any wrongdoing, leaving his family to worry only about their worsening dynamic. Last week I made a case against Empire for their satirization of the Black Lives Matter movement and oddly, following the extradition of Lucious the show was completely void of anything involving the movement. Actually this episode was more a...

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The Top Ten Woody Allen Films

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



No other man in Hollywood (than perhaps Larry David) has done a better job of capturing the nebish’s experience than Woody Allen, that all-around champion of the American Jewish male. He’s been writing and directing movies (not to mention books and plays) since the 1960s that contain intriguing and sometimes broken characters. Like any ...

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The Buzz: Mystery Meat

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Another week, another Buzz. I went a little short this week for your perusing pleasure. This time around, I’m reviewing a movie from 1999 that I watched on HBO Go the other day, which is continuing to baffle me. Then some scouts take on the living dead, Robin Williams come back into your home, and John Stamos is fighting the law. Read on for mor...

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Empire Tries to Tackle What Matters

Posted by davidxdixon on October 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (2)



Alright now is as good a time as any to address the elephant in the room, the Black Lives Matter Movement. For those who are reading this and don’t know what BLM is, I ask that you get from under your rock and get with the times. For the few that may refuse and what some sort of explanation then look no further than the ...

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The Buzz: Freak Out in a Martian-age Daydream

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 9, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Buzz Buzz Buzz Lightyear to the rescue! Nah, just fooling. It’s me again with another issue of the Buzz. For this installment, Ridley Scott returns to fine sci-fi form. Then, we traverse into the scariest book series of my young life before returning to the 1980s for some 20th century nostalgia. Then take an ice bath i...

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Have the Lyon's Lost It?

Posted by davidxdixon on October 9, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Three weeks into the second season Empire is a couple weeks of lost viewers away from officially being in a sophomore slump. From last season’s finale to this season’s premiere and onward the hit has seen

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The Buzz: A Trip Down Spielbergia

Posted by Josh Weiss on October 2, 2015 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Back to the ol’ Buzz! Again, I do something unconventional this week because I wasn’t able to grace the movie theaters with my presence. I review a movie I’ve wanted to write about for a few years since seeing it 4 years ago in the summer of 2011 (my column, my rules). For coming attractions, Hollywood revisi...

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