Uncut Gems

critic Reviews

93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score93%
  • Uncut Gems reaffirms the Safdies as masters of anxiety-inducing cinema -- and proves Adam Sandler remains a formidable dramatic actor when given the right material.
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    Nestor BentancorNestor Cine Desde Hollywood
    An effervescent tale of self-destructing behavior, anchored by Sandler's intense performance. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Chris FeilThe Film Experience
    Uncut Gems is a dose of high anxiety filmmaking that's partly Shakespearean tragedy of hubris and part underbelly crime saga...
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    Brett ArnoldConsequence of Sound
    Uncut Gems is easily the most immersive movie-going experience you'll have this year -- if not ever.
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    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal
    Everything is simultaneously terrifying, horrifying and mesmerizing in Mr. Sandler's new movie. Uncut Gems is a dark sparkler.
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    David BaxBattleship Pretension
    Howard is nothing but drive and, for 134 adrenalized, unflinching, emotionally and physically thrilling minutes, we get to ride along with him.
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    Gary M. KramerSalon.com
    "Uncut Gems" insists on keeping audiences on tenterhooks as Howard tries to play the ends against the middle - or just stay one step ahead of his enemies-waiting for his windfall....viewers may be wise to bring a case of Tums to chew on.
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    Steve KatzBullz-Eye.com
    Uncut Gems is a massive achievement and [the Safdies'] best movie yet.
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    Andrew LapinNPR
    It's the right movie for the right person at the right time, a thing of strange beauty forged under a mountain of heat, pressure, and irritation.
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    Alan NgFilm Threat
    I loved Uncut Gems. It's a brutal watch, and my nerves are still too frazzled to see it again, but I will.
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    Nick PinkertonArtforum
    If anything, Ratner appears as a perfect product of assimilation, a pure animal of commerce, monomaniacally focused on winning and living for the Art of the Deal.
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