Velvet Buzzsaw

Movie review by Michael Ordona, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Supernatural violence, sex in art satire/horror hybrid.

R 2019 112 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 16+

It misses more than it hits...a shame

This film almost works...and I want it to work, but it just doesn't. Gyllenhaal is performing his LA snottiest best as is Russo, but I was just not convinced by Ashton's portrayal. I found her to be one note, dull, and I could not understand any of her character's motivations, and considering she is in A LOT of scenes it affected the flow of the film. Also, the story becomes a bit predictable on top of being parodic and Scream-like. A bit gratuitously gruesome for my personal taste there are still some good performances and the black comedy elements work well.
age 10+


This movie is completely fine if your child knows not to repeat the swear words or flick anyone off then this is fine sure it has some gore but about the Same as a PG-13 movie it has almost zero sex and some nudity other than that this movie is ok

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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