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The Safdie Brothers Direct A New Music Video For Their ‘Uncut Gems’ Composer, Oneohtrix Point Never

The relationship between the Safdie Brothers and Daniel Lopatin, aka Oneohtrix Point Never, is well-documented. For both of their most recent releases, “Good Time” and “Uncut Gems,” Lopatin has provided the scores for the features, earning acclaim for his music that seemingly fits perfectly with the anxiety-ridden thrillers the Safdies have been known for. And […]

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‘Hubie Halloween’: Adam Sandler Returns To His Old Ways In The Sweet, Amusing Netflix Comedy [Review]

Last year, Adam Sandler gave arguably the best performance of his career in one of the best films of 2020, Josh and Benny Safdie’s mile-a-minute instant classic, “Uncut Gems.” As Howard Ratner, the ill-fated, lethally optimistic scumbag protagonist of that masterwork of New York City grime, Sandler didn’t exactly reinvent himself; he merely amplified and […]

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Benny Safdie Will Apparently Appear In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Upcoming San Fernando Valley Movie

One of the most memorable podcasts we listened to last year was an episode of the A24 podcast cheekily titled “Seduce and Destroy.” Therein, “Uncut Gems” directors Josh and Benny Safdie sat down to chat with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson about Darius Khondji, the magic of Adam Sandler, and the lasting influence that “Punch-Drunk Love” […]

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The Safdie Brothers Sign First-look Deal with HBO

This is how HBO wins: The network has signed a two-year first look deal with “Uncut Gems” writer-directors Josh and Benny Safdie.Variety reported that duo and Elara Pictures, which the brothers co-founded with Sebastian Bear-McClard and Ronald Bronstein in 2014, will produce film and television projects for the platform. A24, which produced the Safdie brothers’ […]

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Jonah Hill Swears the Most of Any Film Actor, Study Shows

Thanks to his foul-mouthed roles in “Superbad” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” Jonah Hill swears the most of any film actor, a new study shows.Buzz Bingo analyzed more than 3,500 film scripts to find which has the most swear words and which actors curse the most. Thanks in part to Hill’s performance as Donnie […]

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The Best Movies on Netflix

With awards season all wrapped up, everyone’s movie-watching itineraries have been relinquished from the grasp of last year’s prestige releases. That means more time to explore older releases on Netflix or dive into the service’s growing volume of original programming. Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Good Time,” has arrived on the platform just as their latest […]

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Cam’ron Claims He Was Originally Supposed To Star In ‘Uncut Gems’ With Jonah Hill

Ben and Josh Safdie’s critically-beloved speeding train of chaos and mayhem, “Uncut Gems” features many unexpected but memorable guest performances ranging from Kevin Garnett and The Weeknd to Tilda Swinton providing a voice-over cameo, but audiences apparently missed out on another guest performer. Rapper Cam’ron claims he was supposed to star in the film alongside […]

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Built on rock: the geology at the heart of Oscars sensation Parasite

As in Uncut Gems and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, a symbolic stone adds weight to Bong Joon-ho’s searing satire of Korean societyWhen Bong Joon-ho made movie history by winning a clutch of Oscars for Parasite, he held the statuettes together afterwards, making them kiss. There is something charming about Bong taking these longed-for, career-defining objects and […]

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