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Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Director:
Dan Gilroy
COUNTRY
USA
GENRE
Horror/Thriller
NORWEGIAN TITLE
Velvet Buzzsaw
RUNNING TIME
113 minutes
Producer:
Jennifer Fox
Screenwriter:
Dan Gilroy


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Morf Vandewalt Jake Gyllenhaal ˝
Rhodora Haze Rene Russo ˝
Gretchen Toni Collette
Josephina Zawe Ashton
Jon Dondon Tom Sturridge
Coco Natalia Dyer
Damrish Daveed Diggs
Bryson Billy Magnussen
Piers John Malkovich ˝
Vetril Dease Alan Mandell

 

Review

A cynical, money-driven modern art scene in Miami Beach is given a rollicking in Dan Gilroy's latest film, which may look fresh and interesting at first glance, but turns out to be almost as superficial as some of the characters it depicts. The rawness and originality of Gilroy's previous film, Nightcrawler, is nowhere to be found here. Velvet Buzzsaw camouflages as a complex, deep and original movie, but is in essence a simple horror flick. It's just that the horror elements, which consist of regular, predictable slayings of the film’s most selfish and sleazy characters, are uninspired and painfully conventional.

Copyright © 26.04.2019 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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