Adam Sandler and the Safdie Brothers team for Uncut Gems, a white-knuckle crime drama set in the dark corners of New York’s glitziest spots where the worlds of expensive jewelry, high-stakes gambling, professional sports, celebrity, and organized crime converge around Howard Ratner (Sandler). He is a shady diamond dealer and pathological gambling addict whose compulsion to risk it all has left him scrambling to stay one step ahead of the gangsters and con men out to collect on his debts… and hoping that a rare opal potentially worth millions could save his skin. Bob Chipman’s review is here to tell you why this is the movie that has people saying Adam Sandler could soon be an Oscar nominee.

This is Escape to the Movies, talking about Uncut Gems.

Bob Chipman
Bob Chipman is a critic and author.

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