How funny to have two films out at the exact same moment in which siblings—mainly brothers—resort to committing felonies as a career choice. Not that the two have much in common beyond that. 1,127 more words
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Some films are steak; others, merely sizzle. Good Time, with a slick, frenetic artifice that quickly descends from thrilling to insufferable, is a step down from that. 406 more words
Prepare to be stressed.
RATING: ★★1/2 (out of four stars)
I have a strong love for indie films. Often time, they can have better acting and direction that big budget dramas. 453 more words
Josh and Benny Safdie’s Good Time is a breath of fresh air in an indie landscape beset by a certain suburban dullness and by a desire to conform to what is contemptuously called the “Sundance style,” a type of semi-autobiographical film that is more often than not self-indulgent, stylistically conservative and oblivious to the world around it. 831 more words
The latest psycho-drama to hit the market, Good Time, shows that Robert Pattison has more in his arsenal than just pale makeup and make-out sessions with Kristen Stewart; instead, he delivers a poignant, and often terrifying, portrayal of a manipulative criminal that ropes his brother into dire circumstances. 534 more words