Uncut Gems Reviews

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December 26, 2019
What holds it all together, besides a fine ensemble peppered with a bevy of nonprofessionals, is the moody cinematography by Darius Khondji and Daniel Lopatin's edgy, retro score.
December 26, 2019
The Sadies virtually dare us to keep pace.
December 26, 2019
Adam Sandler gives a career-best performance and turns 'Uncut Gems' into a two-hour panic attack.
December 26, 2019
It's a breathless journey that captures the exhilaration and the hopelessness of living life on the edge. It's a gamble that pays off, and then some.
December 25, 2019
The Safdie brothers deliver another high-intensity rollercoaster ride with Adam Sandler's best performance of his career.
December 25, 2019
Brimming with unbridled energy, the Safdie brothers wield the pulse of New York City and use it to drive their unorthodox method of storytelling. Sandler is out of his element and phenomenal.
December 25, 2019
Famous for playing annoying louts in comedies, Adam Sandler goes viscerally dramatic as a grating gambling addict in 'Uncut Gems.'
December 25, 2019
It's frantic, loud, and several kinds of -pulsive, including (but not limited to) pro-, com- and re-.
December 25, 2019
Sandler is quite good in the role, all but disappearing into the character. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)
December 25, 2019
Cinematographer Darius Khondji gives the film a gritty, twitchy feel. The Safdies give it a story and a pace that never lets up. But Sandler gives it life, and makes "Uncut Gems" a must-see movie.
December 25, 2019
It grabs you by the scruff of the neck, trips you and stomps you in the gut.
December 25, 2019
This rough gem may be uncut, but it's sharp and will make you bleed.
December 25, 2019
Adam Sandler gives the best performance of his career in this exhilarating and ruthless, hell of a ride. [Full review in Spanish]
December 25, 2019
Uncut Gems confronts its audience with the idea that, perhaps deep down, we like to see bad people getting away with it [Full review in Spanish]
December 25, 2019
There is nothing polite about brothers Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie's newest hyper-adrenalized ticking clock drama Uncut Gems.
December 25, 2019
A stark, turbulent and mesmerizing ride-along with one man's futile navigation of late capitalism's darker and more fickle realms.
December 24, 2019
Adam Sandler does award-worthy work as a jeweler addicted to the gambling rush.
December 24, 2019
Exhausting and exhilarating, the sort of film that takes the idea of escapism and pushes it to a nearly nauseating degree. We enjoy Howard's exploits because it is thrilling to watch someone get away with it, even if we aren't exactly rooting for him.
December 24, 2019
Love or hate Sandler's degnerate gambler/jeweler, his compulsions are so widespread your own eyes get compelled to stay glued to the screen.
December 24, 2019
A total knockout - both in that it's a wallop of a film and may inspire a well-deserved nap due to exhaustion shortly after the end credits roll.
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