Review: ‘Buffet’ Is Not An Actual Buffet. Can We Stop This Madness Please?

March 28, 2016

At the new pop-up on Washington and Argo, you might expect a smorgasbord of options for a fixed price. You might think you can walk down lines and put food on your plate, then return to the bar to get more. That’s because the name of the restaurant is ‘Buffet.’ But ‘Buffet’ is not your…

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Review: I Spy Too Many Eyes In ‘The Force Awakens’

December 22, 2015

by Bert Jones, culture critic With all the hype surrounding the premiere of the new Star Wars film, I was worried the quality wouldn’t live up to the promotion. I was sure like everyone else I would find some small insignificant detail to blow out of proportion and completely bias my perspective on the film. This…

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Review: Straight Outta Compton

August 23, 2015

By Bert Jones, culture critic This past weekend, I had the opportunity to see Straight Outta Compton for the first time. While the quality of the film can be debated, there is no doubt this movie will shock and surprise audiences from the opening credits to the finale. When I walked into theater 4A, I…

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Review: Couple Fighting Next Door

April 28, 2015

By Bert Jones, culture critic I have been regularly tuning into Couple Fighting Next Door since that Czech accountant and his wife moved into the bungalow next to mine three years ago. And while the quality and originality of this content has dipped over the years, I still find myself unable to tune it out when…

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Review: Meth-addled Fever Dream

May 21, 2014

By Bert Jones, culture critic 2 Stars I don’t have a lot of meth-addled fever dreams these days. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve found that I just don’t have the energy to go all the way to the movie theater, purchase a ticket, go to theater 7, and execute a quick drug deal with the…

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