St. Elmo's Fire Reviews

January 3, 2018
These aren't characters -- they're character hooks.
July 13, 2017
All speed and stylishness without a bit of emotional resonance beneath.
June 28, 2017
There is an abundance of astute and knowledgeably drawn scenes with this contextually structured story. There are some biting observations of college life, with law school in particular taking some verbal jabs on the chin.
October 18, 2008
St. Elmo's Fire is all about a group of recent college graduates in Washington who were always the best of friends but now are drifting apart as real life approaches, discovering various reasons why they are so individually obnoxious.
February 9, 2006
Estevez and Nelson are as unappealing here as in The Breakfast Club, though in fairness they're hampered by a script that seems to despise its characters.
May 20, 2003
The film is edited so skittishly that the actors are barely able to complete their sentences, let alone their thoughts. That's probably just as well.