Heaven Knows What (2014) Review

Heaven Knows What (2014) Review

2014 Safdie Brothers film ‘Heaven Knows What’ is a typically ultra-realist expression of cinema from one of the form’s most revolutionary new partnerships. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Good Time (2017) Review

Good Time (2017) Review

2017 Safdie Brothers release ‘Good Time’ starring Robert Pattinson “is a relentless barrage of anxiety and violence”, a thriller shot in 35mm with an “unsettling, naturalistic aesthetic”. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Real-Time: Examining How the Safdie Brothers Experiment with Naturalistic Cinema

Real-Time: Examining How the Safdie Brothers Experiment with Naturalistic Cinema

Are Josh and Benny Safdie, The Safdie Brothers, the quiet revolutionaries of contemporary cinema? Leoni Horton examines their exploration of naturalistic filmmaking thus far, looking at the likes of ‘Uncut Gems’ and ‘Good Time’.

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Uncut Gems (2019) Review

Uncut Gems (2019) Review

Safdie Brothers film ‘Uncut Gems’ (2019), starring Adam Sandler, brings the myth of Sisyphus to life in a movie that provides “joy in the struggle”, according to Jacob Davis in his review.

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