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Bright Young Things Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    64

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Noisy and giddy, the film makes a stab at "Moulin Rouge" territory but ends up as a very trite story of boy loses girl, boy finds girl. It is also stridently camp -- not so much roaring '20s as screaming.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Both script and direction are the work of the glittering comedic polymath Stephen Fry.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie has a sweetness and tenderness for these characters, poor lambs, blissfully unaware that they're about to be flattened by World War II.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    A brilliant, giddy satiric romp with a discreetly moralistic viewpoint beneath its high-style wit.

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