by Armando Vanegas
First off, what the fuck was this supposed to be? I get that it’s supposed to be a commentary on the art world and a horror movie at the same time, but I literally don’t get what I’m supposed to get from it outside of that. There’s so many plot threads and downtime in between all the crazy parts that it causes the movie to have an inconsistent tone. Am I supposed to laugh or be scared or just think? Velvet Buzzsaw is a nearly 2 hour cocktease of a movie that has some interesting ideas, but it wants to tackle too much, and really ends up doing none of it very well. I understand the main idea though. There’s a lot of jaded pretentious art people. I got this right away and there was nothing new that the smartest comedies to even the most bottom of the barrel satires haven’t already done communicating that same idea. Art people are pretentious. It takes a large bulk of its run-time making sure we get that as we’re seeing a lot of these characters just living their life functioning around this world.
“All Art is Dangerous.” We reviewed Dan Gilroy’s (Nightcrawler) newest film, Velvet Buzzsaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo.
“After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.”
We reviewed the new Netflix documentary Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.
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“A look inside the mind of serial killer Ted Bundy featuring interviews with him on death row. Present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings made on death row form a searing portrait of notorious serial killer Ted Bundy.”
Logan Myerz reviews the first season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina that premiered on October 26th!
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“As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.”
by Old King Clancy
Having been kicked in the head, twice, by both of his Raid films, I was looking forward to Gareth Evans full-length Horror film Apostle. Even more so having seen how he handled the genre in V/H/S/2 and gave the world Safe Haven, easily one of the best 20 minutes of horror put to screen. Surprisingly, Apostle turned out to be a much slower burn than I was expecting, but it proves that Evans has more to him than just hard-boiled action.
The new Netflix Sci-Fi Original series, Altered Carbon is finally here! Logan Myerz reviews the first season that is streaming now.
Logan Myerz reviews the first great horror film to hit Netflix this year, The Ritual. The film is directed by David Bruckner (V/H/S) and stars Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, and Sam Troughton.
Synopsis: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that’s stalking them.