By Benjamin Svetkey
August 29, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

Bright Lights, Big City (20th Anniversary Edition)

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  • Movie

Big hair. New Order. Phoebe Cates. Yup, it’s the ’80s. Bright Lights, Big City never did justice to Jay McInerney’s best-selling novel about urban excess — Fox was woefully miscast as a coke-addled fact-checker. But fans of the book will enjoy the EXTRAS: In an interview, McInerney reveals that he hit upon his famous first line (”You are not the kind of guy who would be at a place like this…”) while trashed at a nightclub. C

Bright Lights, Big City (20th Anniversary Edition)

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  • Movie
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  • R
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  • 107 minutes
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