The Aisle Seat: “Uncut Gems”: Inside — Way Inside — Adam Sandler

Uncut Gems, a neo-noir film written and directed by the Safdie Brothers, opens like an international thriller along the lines of Blood Diamond (2006). In an Ethiopian gem mine, two miners, brutalized, poor and desperate, uncover a gray rock packed like a fruitcake with precious uncut black opal gems. The camera then zooms into the gem’s interior, taking us on a wild swim through…