If you haven’t seen the gritty quintessential New York film Uncut Gems, then it’s pretty obvious your gems are cut. Simple as that.
Uncut Gems is one of this year’s most exciting and highly anticipated films. The Safdie Brother have proved themselves to be one of the most innovative directors of our time. So one can imagine the buzz, when an interactive pop up in NYC brought some of the film’s most special details to life.
From acclaimed filmmakers, Josh and Benny Safdie comes a whirlwind thriller about Howard Ratner [Adam Sandler], a jeweler always looking for his next big come up.
A brutal and funny and endlessly entertaining drama, Adam Sandler becomes his purest form in Josh & Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems”
Uncut Gems, the latest venture from the directing duo the Safdie Brothers, has caught the attention of critics and the festival circuit. The lead performance from comedy legend Adam Sandler has especially created buzz, as a noted departure in tone from his other recent projects.
Right on the heels of Sandler’s Best Actor win from the National Board of Review, the film held a special New York screening Tuesday night at the Walter Reade Theater. Sandler was in attendance at the screening, along with with fellow cast members Julia Fox and Kevin Garnett.
Ahead of the screening, Benny and Josh Safdie made it clear that getting Sandler on board was no quick and easy task. They explained how the film’s planning process was almost over 10 years, and how they always knew they wanted to collaborate with Sandler
“It’s been one of the most incredible experiences getting to know and work with him,” said Benny Safdie
Sandler made sure to send a humble salute to the directing duo before the film began.
“I want to thank these guys for letting me be in their movie and for even thinking of me, really we had a great time making it.”
Uncut Gems hits theaters December 13, 2019.