Grindhouse Theology

“Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of these the wrath of God is coming”[1] (Col 3:5–6)

*SPOILERS*

The art world. It’s stupid. Pompous. Dumb. Who the heck do these people think they are? So pretentious. Velvet Buzzsaw (written and directed by Dan Gilroy) satirizes the ridiculous world of art, then takes it to a gruesome level. Artists, critics, curators, assistants, and everyone else try to make a profit. Their greed leads to their end. A dead man’s paintings come alive. People die. Horror ensues.

The best thing about Velvet Buzzsaw was the dark satire of the art world. I had plenty of things to laugh at. You might find yourself laughing at the ridiculousness of the movie. It’s rather predictable, but still entertaining. At the half-way point the movie turns from dark satire to…

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