Uncut Gems – Meaning Behind the Movie

Uncut Gems is a 2019 movie by the masters of anxiety-inducing cinema, the Safdie brothers. Starring Adam Sandler as Howard Ratner, a Jewish-American jeweller who is a compulsive gambler, Uncut Gems takes us through the rollercoaster that is Howard’s life. As he tries to juggle an increasingly precarious act that seems like it is goingContinue reading “Uncut Gems – Meaning Behind the Movie”

Uncut Gems – Watch or Not?!

Uncut Gems is a gripping, anxiety-inducing 2019 film by the Safdie Brothers, starring Adam Sandler in arguably his best role ever. In under 2 minutes, we’ll tell you, spoiler free, why you MUST watch Uncut Gems! For further analysis, watch our full podcast episode.

First Reformed

First Reformed is a 2018 A24 movie that touches on very deep issues surrounding the environment, the human condition and whether we should live with hope or despair. In this episode, Zain and Ramzan dissect the meaning behind the movie, whether the messages of this movie ring true to our daily life and how weContinue reading “First Reformed”

Social Class and Morality – The Korean Film Parasite

Infamous director Bong Joon Ho returns with this 2019 Palm D’or winning masterpiece, exploring the effects of social class on both society and the individual. In this episode, we delve into the deeper meanings that Bong Joon Ho is trying to convey, are rich people less moral and the poor more moral? Or are weContinue reading “Social Class and Morality – The Korean Film Parasite”