Buffaloed

critic Reviews

78% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score78%
  • This late-capitalism comedy is undeniably uneven, but Zoey Deutch's effervescent performance gives Buffaloed wings.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com
    Buffaloed churns with barely-controlled chaos in its best sequences.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Scott MarksSan Diego Reader
    This low rent She-Wolf of Wall Street is not without its charms - it's hard not to find some room in one's heart for a film that works so hard to restore the word "jagoff" to popular usage.
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    Johnny OleksinskiNew York Post
    Thanks largely to the feisty Deutch, "Buffaloed" is a fun time, even if it's about everybody's least-favorite kind of phone call.
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    Mark JenkinsNPR
    In 2017, Zoey Deutch managed to carry Flower, a brisk but slight comedy about an exuberant young hustler with Daddy issues. She does it again in Buffaloed, in which she plays pretty much the same character, but confronts a different social evil.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Kimber MyersLos Angeles Times
    [I]t's hard to begrudge "Buffaloed" too much; this is a fast, fun watch that succeeds largely on the charms of its star and the able hands of its director.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Elizabeth WeitzmanTheWrap
    Had the movie gone all-in on Peg's amorality, we might have had a more interesting project. Had Peg shown some nuanced vulnerability or awareness, we might have had a more likable one.
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    Carla HayCulture Mix
    The tone of Buffaloed is very uneven: It starts off as a dark comedy, and then turns giddy and almost sentimental in the end.
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    Carey-Ann PawseyOrca Sound
    Reality meets comedy here. They get both right
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    John SerbaDecider
    Deploys some obvious jokes and a predictable twist, but works its way to a solid punchline that makes living in post-capitalist times almost funny.
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    Anne BrodieWhat She Said
    Kind of interesting, a comedy thriller writ small, but Deutch is entirely entertaining as a gifted upstart.
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