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Plot: A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.
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Adam Sandler’s best performance? No. But it’s indeed his best since Punch-Drunk Love, which continues to be the pinnacle of his talent.
While the film isn’t the best talking about technique, it seems to me that its style is totally focused on making the experience an exhausting one. And Uncut Gems is an overwhelming journey full of anxiety and stress. It achieved that splendidly.
That’s its greatest accomplishment: To immerse you in the entire atmosphere of the environment that Sandler’s character inhabits, while we witness the cascade of bad decisions he makes.
Perhaps the biggest mistake is how the directors get to over-lengthen the story, which indirectly gets to a point where Sandler’s character becomes obnoxious but I think that’s part of the experience, because who ever in their right mind would feel more sympathy for a person like him? I mean more than the allowed sympathy anyways.
Its ending, although predictable is certainly what he built and there’s no learning in it and it doesn’t need to be.
After all the story was his decline while he believed that he was going to succeed. And yes for a moment he did and for a moment he savored it, but as happens many times in life, good things aren’t made to last.
Another triumph for A24.
Brothers and co-directors Josh and Benny Safdie are two of the most exciting names working in modern independent cinema, so their film “Uncut Gems” debuted alongside a shadow of grandiose expectations. The bottom line is that the film is good but far from great, and I’m comfortable going out on a limb and guessing those crowing the loudest about how fresh and original this movie is haven’t seen their far superior 2017 film, “Good Time.”
New York City jeweler Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) is always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard finds himself struggling to keep the balance between the growing list of adversaries, his business, his scams, and his home life. There isn’t much to the story other than a lot of cursing and ongoing scams, but there’s a decent sense of suspense that carries through the majority of the film.
The most shocking thing about “Uncut Gems” is that it lacks depth, especially when compared to “Good Time.” It’s not unfair to compare the two films, as each portray a gritty side of the city with antiheros who are close to completely hitting the skids. An effective crime thriller should have a lead character you can at least root for if not relate to, and Howard isn’t it. Sandler’s character is an irritating scumbag and while I guess that’s what he was going for in his performance, it’s shrill and unpleasant to spend time around this loser. I didn’t really care to see the end of Howard’s story because by the time it rolled around, I was completely worn down by his repeated poor decisions.
Here’s what happens in the film: Howard lies, gets cash, gambles it away, extends himself, gets a beating / stern warning / workplace visit from goons, then lies, gets cash, gambles it away, extends himself, and gets another beat down / visit from more goons. It’s an exhausting repetition of watching a sleazy scumbag spiraling out of control by digging himself deeper into a hole. His cycle of poor decisions is coupled with an indestructible optimism of a life-changing big score. Why should I care about somebody like that?
Sandler is good in the lead role, but much of the praise seems to be coming from the fact that, after a career in comedy films, his performance is unexpected. He’s a talented man, but he’s been even better in other, smaller films (like Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories”). Howard is a loud, crude, unpleasant man to spend time with, but Sandler inhabits the role as a shady jewelry dealer and degenerate gambler in a way that lends the slightest glimmer of humanity to an otherwise detestable character.
The film plays like a hardcore, taxing Scorsese ripoff. It’s not very exciting, and the tension that does exist feels forced. The direction is more conventional than the material suggests, but major applause to the Safdie brothers for conveying their clear vision and having the courage to stick with it. They’ve started to corner the cinematic market on adapting the gritty side of New York for a modern era. I don’t feel the Safdies are as overrated as some other critics do, but I do think this film is bloated in all the wrong ways.
Sandler delivers a tour de force performance in one of the year’s best films.
The Safdie brothers are a masterful dark comedy creating a film that happily has one rooting for the bad guy. Ratner is in more ways than one despicable cheat; but he’s also someone who can’t assist but love the crowd. As his different systems become more complicated, Ratner’s hole digs deeper and deeper.With the ideal combination of arrogance and nervous insecurity, Sandler portrays Ratner’s reckless descent. He’s the man who believes he’s covered with all the corners ; but he’s really hanging on by a lucky thread.The performance of Sandler fits completely into the natural and edgy filmmaking style of the Safdie brother. The siblings patiently build a narrative that is an unpleasant and riveting experience. The more turbulent the waters Ratner is swimming in, the more difficult it is for one to look away. In fact, Uncut Gems is a rare treasure, a thrilling and darkly funny film.
The whole film is like a phone keep ringing but no one answer it.
Really annoying! Everyone keeps yelling in the whole film, a lot of scenes make no sense. I don’t know how this can be called a film and got this high rating. Unbelievable
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 15 min (135 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie
Writer Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie
Actors Mesfin Lamengo, Sun Zhi Hua-Hilton, Liang Wei-Hui-Duncan, Sunny Wu Jin Zahao
Awards 23 wins & 87 nominations.
Production Company Elara Pictures, Sikelia Productions, Scott Rudin Productions
Sound Mix Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa Mini, Panavision C-Series, ATZ and AWZ2 Lenses (some scenes), Arricam LT, Panavision C-, E-, G-, T-Series, C360, Macro Auto Panatar, SLZ11, ATZ and AWZ2 Lenses, Arricam ST, Panavision C-, E-, G-, T-Series, C360, Macro Auto Panatar, SLZ11, ATZ and AWZ2 Lenses
Laboratory Kodak Film Lab, New York (NY), USA (processing), Technicolor PostWorks, New York (NY), USA (dailies), The Mill, New York (NY), USA (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision3 500T 5219), Codex
Cinematographic Process ARRIRAW (3.4K) (source format) (some scenes), Digital Intermediate (4K) (master format), Panavision (anamorphic) (source format), Super 35 (2-perf) (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 2383), D-Cinema