GoodFellas? More like GoodMovie!
-Ben Gordon, Houston Gazette
BAD TIMES' production design and costumes are gorgeous - some of the best I've seen all year. The script hooked me from the beginning with a fun structure and lots of intrigue and then lost me along the way as it sort of petered out and couldn't deliver on the promises of its setup.
If I was a professional critic and had a little Rotten Tomatoes blurb for this movie, it'd probably say something like "Not a Bad time -…
Spielberg: This frame is all wrong.
Janusz Kaminski: Don't worry Steven. We'll fix it in post.
Spielberg: This *is* The Post, Janusz. That's the name of the film. So fix it.
Kaminski: No, I mean we can fix it in post production --
Spielberg: Post production? That's right now. This is the production of The Post. We've been here for weeks now.
Kaminski: I mean the editor can fix it.
Spielberg: Tom Hanks? Tom Hanks is portraying Ben Bradlee, editor-in-chief of the Post.
Spielberg: Hanks is here to act, Janusz. He's not an editor.
Kaminski: Who's on first
Spielberg: Fuck off