Shaking off the final of his Twlight sparkles, Robert Pattinson was warmly acquired on the Cannes movie pageant this 12 months, courtesy of his gritty new crime thriller Good Time. Directed by Ben and Josh Safdie, the movie was a spotlight of the pageant, with our personal A.A. Dowd declaring Pattinson’s efficiency as a twitchy financial institution robber making an attempt to engineer his brother’s launch from police custody probably the most deserving for the Essential Competitors’s finest actor prize. (In actuality, it went to Joaquin Phoenix, for You Had been By no means Actually Right here, however nonetheless: excessive reward.)
“The enjoyable of the film,” Dowd writes, “Isn’t simply in the way it revives a extra gritty species of NYC crime film, from again earlier than the Giuliani clean-up. It’s additionally within the unpredictability of the narrative—the best way it retains zigging while you anticipate it to zag.” And in the event you’re residing in or close to Chicago, you may take a look at all these zigs and zags your self, as a result of we’re freely giving early passes to see the movie at AMC River East.
All you might want to do is head right here and enter your info, and you have to be good to go. The screening is scheduled for Sunday, August 13 at 7:00 p.m., though you’ll need to get there early; these showings at all times overbook, and also you’ll must be there effectively forward of schedule if you wish to have a Good Time. (Sorry, we’ll see ourselves out.)