Good Time (2017)
Director: Benny & Josh Safdie
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Buddy Duress, Barkhad Abdi
Plot: After a heist goes awry, a bank robber spends a night trying to free his mentally handicapped brother from being sent to Riker's Island prison.
Genre: Crime / Drama / Thriller
Awards: Won Soundtrack Award & Nom. for Palme d'Or (Cannes)
Runtime: 101 mins
Rating: M18 (passed clean) for language throughout, violence, drug use and sexual content
International Sales: Memento Films
Singapore Distributor: Anticipate Pictures
IN RETROSPECT (Spoilers: NO)
For my full review for CatchPlay, please visit: https://www.catchplay.com/sg/ed-says-article-1795-fkpophyj
Verdict: There’s always dark comedy and human pathos round the corner in this grungy stab at the heist-thriller, backed by a pulsating electronic-synth score and a frantic performance by Pattinson.
There's always dark comedy and human pathos round the corner in this grungy stab at the heist-thriller, backed by a pulsating electronic-synth score and a frantic performance by Pattinson ~ 3.5★/B+ [ Dir. Josh & Benny Safdie | 2017 | USA | Crime/Thriller | 101 mins | M18 ] GOOD TIME / © Memento Films #goodtime #robertpattinson #safdiebrothers #cannesfilmfestival #oneothrixpointnever #anticipatepictures #pulsating #grungy #heist #crime #thriller Screening at The Arts House by @anticipatepictures till 1 Jan!