New Order (2020) BFI LFF Review

New Order (2020) BFI LFF Review

‘New Order’ (2020), from Mexican filmmaker Michel Franco, is “a daunting but very well crafted art-house thriller”. Naian González Norvind stars. Review by Jack Cameron.

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Hollywood Spectacles – Nerds, Perverts and the Morally Deviant

Hollywood Spectacles – Nerds, Perverts and the Morally Deviant

Bespectacled film characters have long been presented with a number of damaging traits, the least of which is “being a nerd”. Ciaran Duncan explores this problematic representation in this feature essay.

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Safdie Brothers Movies Ranked

Safdie Brothers Movies Ranked

The effervescent neo-realist movies of directorial duo Josh and Benny Safdie (the Safdie Brothers) ranked from worst to best by Leoni Horton.

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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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Netflix Reveal Top 10 Most Streamed Original Movies

Netflix Reveal Top 10 Most Streamed Original Movies

The streaming juggernaut Netflix recently revealed some interesting statistics, including their most streamed original movies. See how they rank here. Report by George Taylor.

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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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The Alternative Oscars – Selecting 2020’s Best Non-Nominees

The Alternative Oscars – Selecting 2020’s Best Non-Nominees

Who would be nominated in each of the major categories at the 2020 Oscars if the current nominees were ineligible?

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10 Best Films 2019: Jacob Davis

10 Best Films 2019: Jacob Davis

The 10 Best Films of 2019, as selected by The Film Magazine’s Jacob Davis based on wide North American release dates.

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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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Spirit Awards Nominations 2020 – Full List

Spirit Awards Nominations 2020 – Full List

The full list of nominees for the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards, including a number of A24 releases such as ‘Uncut Gems’, ‘The Farewell’ and ‘The Lighthouse’ as well as success for ‘Honey Boy’ and ‘Hustlers’.

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