History Film / BrightLightsBigCity

22nd Jun '18 7:34:59 AM SeptimusHeap
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* TwoDecadesBehind: In the four years between 1984, when the book was published, to 1988 when the film came out, AIDS and the realization of just how addictive cocaine truly is had made the club-hopping lifestyle portrayed so casually in the book seem reckless.

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* TwoDecadesBehind: In the four years between 1984, when the book was published, to 1988 when the film came out, AIDS and the realization of just how addictive cocaine truly is had made the club-hopping lifestyle portrayed so casually in the book seem reckless.reckless.
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3rd Dec '17 8:19:20 AM Mdumas43073
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* TitledAfterTheSong

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* TitledAfterTheSongTitledAfterTheSong: The classic blues tune by Jimmy Reed.
3rd Dec '17 8:18:25 AM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:277:Note the poster's rather gratuitous reference to [[NotInKansasAnymore that Kansas trope]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:277:Note the poster's DVD cover's rather gratuitous reference to [[NotInKansasAnymore that Kansas trope]].]]
3rd Dec '17 8:17:42 AM Mdumas43073
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-->Jamie Conway

''Bright Lights, Big City'' is a film directed by James Bridges and starring Michael J. Fox, released in 1988. It was adapted from the eponymous novel by Jay [=McInerney=], who also wrote the film's screenplay.

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-->Jamie Conway

-->-- '''Jamie Conway'''

''Bright Lights, Big City'' is a 1988 drama film directed by James Bridges and starring Michael J. Fox, released in 1988.Creator/MichaelJFox. It was adapted from the eponymous novel by Jay [=McInerney=], who also wrote the film's screenplay.
21st Jan '17 7:26:28 PM Exxolon
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->''"There's a certain shabby nobility in failing all by myself."

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->''"There's a certain shabby nobility in failing all by myself.""''
21st Jan '17 7:26:21 PM Exxolon
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->''"There's a certain shabby nobility in failing all by myself."
-->Jamie Conway



* TwoDecadesBehind: In the four years between 1984, when the book was published, to 1988 when the film came out, AIDS and the realization of just how addictive cocaine truly is had made the club-hopping lifestyle portrayed so casually in the book seem reckless.


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* TwoDecadesBehind: In the four years between 1984, when the book was published, to 1988 when the film came out, AIDS and the realization of just how addictive cocaine truly is had made the club-hopping lifestyle portrayed so casually in the book seem reckless. \n\n
12th Aug '15 1:21:48 PM Dancedom
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece


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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece


19th Oct '14 2:02:18 AM Cindylover1969
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* NamedByTheAdaptation: You are never named in the original novel, so in the movie you are called Jamie Conway. (The book is written in second person present tense.)

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* NamedByTheAdaptation: You are never named in the original novel, so in the movie you are called have the name of Jamie Conway. (The book is written in the second person and in present tense.)
19th Oct '14 2:01:16 AM Cindylover1969
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* NamedByTheAdaptation: You are never named in the original novel, so in the movie you are called Jamie Conway. (The book is written in second person present tense.)
12th Apr '14 11:43:54 PM DanielCase
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* TrainEscape: Jamie hops on a departing subway train to escape from his estranged brother.

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* TrainEscape: Jamie hops on a departing subway train to escape from his estranged brother.brother.
* TwoDecadesBehind: In the four years between 1984, when the book was published, to 1988 when the film came out, AIDS and the realization of just how addictive cocaine truly is had made the club-hopping lifestyle portrayed so casually in the book seem reckless.
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