Between releases such as the Haunting of Hill House and Bird Box, Netflix has earned a reputation for being able to release some pretty good original horror and thriller titles. Meaning that when the streaming service announced a new horror that would star none other than Jake Gyllenhaal, the hype was real and expectations were set high. 

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The movie in question is called Velvet Buzzsaw and it follows the contemporary art world and collectors who encounter paintings that were created by an unknown artist. Throughout the movie, the paintings end up coming to life in order to claim revenge on the people in the industry who have let greed take over the art.

The concept sounds interesting and plays on an issue that is prevalent in today's art world, but the reviews are extremely mixed already after people rushed to watch the movie once it was released yesterday. 

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While most are saying that Gyllenhaal puts on a stellar performance, that seems to be the only thing that people can agree on with viewers either adoring the movie or thinking it's absolutely terrible: 

Clearly, people are passionate about their love or disdain for the movie so far but the divide has only further conflicted streamers who were considering watching the movie:

While the reviews may be mixed, the only way you'll know if you love or hate the movie is if you check it out for yourself. If you want to get a better idea of what you are getting yourself into before committing, you can check out the trailer here:

Velvet Buzzsaw is currently available on Netflix Canada so you won't have to worry about waiting to watch for yourself, just make sure you're watching it in a room with no paintings on the walls! 

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