Bright Lights, Big City

Underrated 1989 adaptation of Jay McInerney's seminal NY nightlife novel, riddled with "Bolivian marching powder", period electro-pop and a brave (though criticised) performance from Michael J Fox as a broken-hearted magazine fact-checker who's burning the candle at three ends. Kiefer Sutherland's a bad influence. Dryly comic, painfully candid.

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Underrated 1989 adaptation of Jay McInerney’s seminal NY nightlife novel, riddled with “Bolivian marching powder”, period electro-pop and a brave (though criticised) performance from Michael J Fox as a broken-hearted magazine fact-checker who’s burning the candle at three ends. Kiefer Sutherland’s a bad influence. Dryly comic, painfully candid.

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