Velvet Buzzsaw is 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' set in the High-Powered L.A. Art Scene

Velvet Buzzsaw is 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' set in the High-Powered L.A. Art Scene

By: Evan Todd-McCoy 

No one was expecting Velvet Buzzsaw to be A Nightmare on Elm Street set in the high-powered L.A. art scene, but that’s exactly what it is. It’s a pulpy, cheeky, and occasionally inventive excuse to take some shots at the art world in the same way that many horror movies often use death curses to punish teenagers for being young and dumb.

Review: Netflix's IO doesn't deserve to be called BAD

Review: Netflix's IO doesn't deserve to be called BAD

By: Evan Todd-McCoy

Io is a particular type of low key science fiction film that puts the human element front and center. It’s not a movie for those seeking spectacle or profundity, but rather those who are drawn into its understated drama about what are perhaps the last two people on Earth.

Review: Alfonso Cuarón delivers his most personal film yet, with 'Roma'

Review: Alfonso Cuarón delivers his most personal film yet, with 'Roma'

By: Evan Todd-McCoy 

As a filmmaker, Alfonso Cuarón has moved freely within different genres and styles, building up a body of work that is as impressive as it is varied.

10 Legendary Hollywood Directors Returning in 2019

10 Legendary Hollywood Directors Returning in 2019

BY: Martin Hoffstepper 

Hollywood’s veteran elite have returned to take advantage of the generous climate. Here’s what some of them are up to in 2019:

Review: A Prayer Before Dawn

Review: A Prayer Before Dawn

By:Evan Todd-McCoy

A Prayer Before Dawn is the true story of British boxer Billy Moore’s time in a Thai prison. It could have been “just” a boxing movie or redemption story, instead director Jean-Stephane Sauvaire is more interested in using cinema for its unique storytelling capabilities than he is in telling a conventional story.

Review: Outlaw King

Review: Outlaw King

By: Evan Todd-McCoy

Director David Mackenzie brings the same dynamic camera work, attention to detail, and muscular approach to character, plot, and theme as in his most recent (but far more intimate) film, Hell or High Water. Being Scottish himself, there's a strong sense his raw love for his homeland in the sweeping shots of the sublime landscapes of Scotland.