“Uncut Gems”: One-Sentence Review

Uncut Gems, a clamorous, anxiety-ridden ride, gives us Adam Sandler at his sharpest, loudest, and most unlikable—an unruly combination that covers the spread.

9 out of 12 Tamales

“Knives Out”: One-Sentence Review

No source material, a hard-to-get-right genre, no problem, Knives Out is this year’s most original—most inventive—movie, a whodunnit that truly keeps you guessing, and laughing, until the closing credits.

11.5 out of 12 Tamales