With Adam Sandler receiving Oscar buzz for his role in the Safdie brothers’ acclaimed drama “Uncut Gems”, another performance has also been receiving kudos.
That performance comes from Tony winner Idina Menzel, who plays Dinah, disgruntled wife of Sandler’s Howard.
In a new roundtable interview for Entertainment Weekly, the “Frozen” star is joined by co-stars Sandler and Julia Fox, along with “Uncut Gems” directors Josh and Benny Safdie.
At one point in the conversation, Josh Safdie pulls out his cellphone to play a video in which Menzel and Sandler are in a car filming a scene, with the pair breaking into “Seasons of Love” from Menzel’s Broadway hit “Rent”. Menzel breaks into laughter watching herself singing with Sandler.
You can watch Menzel’s reaction to the musical moment just after the 18-minute mark in the video above; meanwhile, Safdie also shared the video on Twitter: