Good Time Review

Good Time‘s inspired style, coupled with Pattinson’s compelling performance, are enough to carry the film past its narrative shortcomings.

Constantine ‘Connie’ Nikas (Robert Pattinson) is a young man living in New York who just wants to improve life for himself and his mentally-disabled brother Nick (Ben Safdie), by any means necessary. Rather than allowing his brother to be institutionalized for his behavior, Connie recruits Nick for a bank robbery that promises to be simple and make them some easy money. However, one unforeseen complication gives rise to yet another and before the Nikas brothers know it, the job has gone completely south, landing Nick in police custody and then prison in the process.

Determined to get his brother out of jail, Connie thus embarks upon a night-long quest that takes him into the city’s seedy underbelly, ...

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