A Big Apple you wouldn’t want to bite
Robert Pattinson anchors Good Time with an electrifying performance, the best of his career, which matches the meticulous verve of the Safdie brothers’ direction
Their Big Apple is a rotten jungle of festering back alleys, deserted apartment buildings and decaying car parks, where small-time crooks, swindlers and hustlers survive on adrenaline and fear.
Unfolding at a relentless pace over a single day and night, the film opens as a sympathetic therapist conducts an interview with Nick (co-director Ben Safdie), who has a learning disability and is hard of hearing. The session is interrupted by Nick’s brother Connie (Robert Pattinson),...
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