R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.
The term "velvet buzzsaw" has an explicitly sexual origin, related to cunnilingus.
Go fuck yourself and lose my number!
Where Jon Dondon (Tom Sturridge) is filing away the contents of Ray Ruskinspear's private investigative report on Vetril Dease in a filing cabinet, Jon brings out his phone. The iPhone screen display shows an incoming call, yet when Jon swipes over to answer, he instead is leaving a voicemail on Morf Vandewalt's (Jake Gyllenhaal) voicemail.
During the first part of the credits, Piers is creating art in the sand.