“Don’t waste any time.”
Something rubbed me the wrong way tbh — I can’t pinpoint what. Maybe all the non-actors? — but this was extremely moving and I’m glad I spent time with it
"Everything I do is not going right."
Perfect plot, perfect performances, perfect score. And perfect SOUNDS to amplify the anxiety. I only wish the ending wasn’t spoiled for me by some idiot on Twitter. It’s already been said, but prepared to bite your nails for 2 hours.
Got to meet the Safdie bros after and they were really nice! I’m rooting for them!
“They say you can see the whole universe in opals.”
UNCUT GEMS is a Passover movie and nothing will change my mind. Even more anxiety-inducing the second time around. That scene with all the phone calls and the broken door is an absolute master class in filmmaking. Definitely my favorite movie of the year.