“In straining to emulate something in the order of a traditional thriller, Katz and his team of long-time collaborators find themselves sliding perilously towards the formulaic.”
Sam Ankenbauer and Production Designer Sam Lisenco Discuss ‘Good Time’
“By exposing the falsehood of one’s presumption of power, the Safdies awaken viewers to the inescapable consequences of their actions and weaknesses, along with the vulnerability of their own fate.”
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Vague Visages Writers on Their Favorite 2017 Releases
“‘Good Time’ plays like little more than a direct-to-video thriller.”