Benny Safdie

Is quarantine viewing a time for edification or relaxation?

By Charles Bramesco

On one hand, the comforting familiarity of a rewatch. On the other, broadened horizons.

The 30 best films of 2019

By Little White Lies

Counting down our favourite feature-length releases from the past 12 months.

Watch: A Beginner’s Guide to the Safdie Brothers

By Will Webb

Exploring the early work of New York filmmaking siblings Josh and Benny Safdie.

Money on the Street: A Conversation with the Safdie Brothers

By Charles Bramesco

The filmmaking siblings take us on a tour of New York’s Diamond District, the setting for their sensational Uncut Gems.

Uncut Gems

By Hannah Woodhead

Mr Sandman brings us a dream with his hypnotic turn as a fatalistic Jewish jeweller.

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Adam Sandler can’t stop hustling in the Uncut Gems trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He's a tireless diamond dealer in the Safdie brothers' latest.

Uncut Gems – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Adam Sandler is on the form of his life in this scintillating, heart-in-mouth study of a desperate New York jeweller.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

Could these be the directors vying for this year’s Palme d’Or?

60 films to look forward to in 2019 – part 2

By Rory Marsh

New works from Claire Denis, Jordan Peele and Kelly Reichardt round out our bumper 2019 preview.

Oneohtrix Point Never discusses his intoxicating Good Time score

By Adam Woodward

Musician Daniel Lopatin on soundtracking the Safdie brothers’ stunning latest.

The Safdie brothers’ guide to shooting New York City

By David Jenkins

The Good Time directors reveal the secret to capturing the essence of their home town on screen.

Good Time

By Adam Woodward

Robert Pattinson gets down and dirty in New York City in the Safdies’ authentically gritty crime thriller.

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Good Time – first look review

By David Jenkins

Robert Pattinson slays it as a petty hood on a downward spiral in the Safdie brothers’ ace crime thriller.

Robert Pattinson is unrecognisable in the Good Time trailer

By Amy Bowker

The Safdie Brothers are back with a hypnotic-looking New York crime drama.

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