Velvet Buzzsaw

Velvet Buzzsaw

The first thing that draws you to Velvet Buzzsaw is its stunning cast – Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, John Malkovich and plenty of others. Billed as a thrill and horror film, well if you believe the trailer it is, it’s really a deeply satirical take on the vacuous and cut throat…

Polar ★★★

Polar ★★★

Polar, the latest film release from Netflix is not garnering the praise of forerunners like Roma and Bird Box (though why the latter is so praised I cannot understand). Instead, this film based on a Graphic Novel has been roundly slated (it has a 16% rating on Rotten Tomatoes) and sadly its right to have…

Review: The Kominsky Method

Review: The Kominsky Method

Micheal Douglas and Alan Arkin star in this superbly pitched dry, dark, emotional comedy from Chuck Lorre. Douglas plays Sandy Kominsky an acting coach whose best friend and highly successful agent Norman Newlander (Arkin) is widowed in the first episode. Heart broken and unsure how to carry on the curmudgeonly Newlander is supported by Kominsky…