All subjects are handled equally (same light, same angle, etc.) to then have Frampton tackle them on an individual basis (everyone gets their own “style” of filmmaking). It sure is mostly an exercise in different techniques, but it’s great to see Frampton’s playfulness was there from the get-go.
About perpetually making the worst possible choice, tangling others into a web of mistakes, and yet only seeing one’s own ill-advised outcome as the ultimate goal, showing no remorse for the fate of those who tag along.
Good Time has the exact same qualities and pitfalls as the Safdie’s feature-length debut. Its meandering structure has something very appealing, forming the kind of short distance road movie that they do really well. Safdie’s put their character in a situation and figure…