Ella Kemp

Uncut Gems (Josh Safdie & Benny Safdie, US) — Special Presentations

By Ella Kemp / September 12, 2019

By Ella Kemp Josh and Benny Safdie chip away at the diamond-hard veneer of greed with Uncut Gems, their newest New York thriller that offers up a nightmare vision of a business transaction gone awry. Adam Sandler is at once ferocious and utterly numb-skulled as Howard Ratner, a Jewish jeweller with no self-awareness but an…

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