A blend of thrill, drama and crime created by Josh and Benny Safdie has certainly been a movie worth watching from the winters of 2019. With an awesome screenplay write up by Benny Safdie and Ronald Bronstein the movie has done a pretty good job overall on the box office.
The film was released on 30 August 2019 at the time of Telluride Film Festival. With an initial release to have been just limited to few countries, the makers decided to release it globally on 25th December 2019 for a worldwide popularity. Making a huge impact on the critics and fans to get various accolades from the viewers, the film was respectably popular amongst the boards.
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Uncut Gems: What is the storyline?
The story is based on how the Jewish jeweler makes a bet that leads to a jackpot and could change his entire life. The jackpot would help his business and entire things to get better and would prove out to be winner. He does his best to risk almost everything he has in a hope to stay alive, but does he manage to save hi life? Well, you know it when watch it, we rather not give much of a spoiler.
Cast – Who all were starred in the film?
Adam Sandler joined the cast as Howard Ratner, a gambling addict followed by Lakeith Stanfield as Demany, Julia Fox as Julia De Fiore, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel as Dinah Ratner, Eric Bogosian featured as Arno Moradian and a few others including Keith Williams, Abel Tesfaye, Josh Ostrovsky, Pom Klementieff.
Uncut Gems: Accolades, Awards and Nominations
Chosen by national board of review under top 10 films
Winner in independent spirit award in the category of best male award
Nominated critics’ choice movie for best actor 2020
Nominated for critics’ choice award for best director 2020
Nominated I independent spirit award in the category of best screenplay.
Nominated for critics’ choice movie award for best picture etc
Reviewer’s accretion by Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic gave 92% and IDMb gave 7.4/10. The film earned 5 crores USD at box office.
Uncut Gems: Why to watch? Aren’t you excited to read the reviews from viewers before watching?
It’s entertaining, but not in any traditional, or even nontraditional, sense of the word. Michael O’Sullivan.Washington Post. Howard is a beast of a role, and the Safdies spotlight Sandler meeting every challenge. Peter Travers. Rolling Stone.Mr. Sandler is flat-out sensational as Howard Ratner..Joe Morgenster.
Wall Street Journal
Uncut Gems: Whether the story is true or not?
Well, we’ll put an end to your curiosity here, the story is a work of fiction and is not based on any true events, however, worth a watch!