Uncut Gems ★★★★½

I was thinking about waiting for the Netflix release before I checked this out but I'm so glad I didn't. Seeing this on the big screen was truly an honour.

It's been a long time since I've been so completely absorbed In a film, I couldn't take my eyes off it. How can something so stressful be so enjoyable? I have no idea, but the Safdie brothers have pulled it off effortlessly. This film is not an uncut gem, it's polished to perfection, the script, the camera, the world-building, the performances, the editing, the pacing are all delivered flawlessly. Reminded me a lot of the New York set films of the American New Wave but completely updated for the modern world. I honestly loved everything about it. These Safdie guys have a very exciting future ahead of them.

I can't believe how good of an actor Kevin Garnett turned out to be. Not sure if it was good directing or pure talent but if he didn't deliver a convincing performance it could have ruined the whole film. The guy knocks it out of the park.

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