Bright Lights, Big City Reviews

May 20, 2003
Mr. Bridges may not have breathed fire into this material, but he has preserved most of its better qualities. He has treated it with intelligence, respect and no undue reverence, assembling a coherent film that resists any hint of exploitation.
January 1, 2000
The movie is like a Porsche outfitted with a lawn mower engine; there's not even enough juice to get the machine out of the driveway.
January 1, 2000
Fox is very good in the central role (he has a long drunken monologue that is the best thing he has ever done in a movie).
January 1, 2000
Along the gruesome road to self-discovery, Bright Lights offers some entertaining, episodic, danceable highlights.
April 1, 1988