Forever distancing himself from his pretty boy Twilight days, Robert Pattinson scruffs up to play a small-time Brooklyn crook who, shortly after a bank robbery with his mentally challenged brother (co-director Benny Safdie, convincing) lands his brother in the clink, spends a hellish night trying to get him out. Good Time is a typical film festival darling: it's gritty and frenetic,… read more!
Movies Directed by Benny Safdie (in alphabetical order)
Not unlike The Exorcist, Uncut Gems opens with a creepy prologue set thousands of miles away, in the desert. Here we're at an Ethiopian opal mine, where a horribly injured worker is carried out, distracting his fellow miners and their Chinese bosses while two shiftier miners sneak back in to discover a lump of rock containing a fabulous array of… read more!