“ The movie definitely has the essential qualities for a good film with it's intelligent script, compelling drama, sober realism and superb acting.
“ Worst Movie Ever .
“ BLBC is an engrossing, if intriguing drama about young 80's New Yorkers, and the drug and disco scene, and we can't forget the coma baby.
“ You guys have got to be kidding---this is one of the worst movies ever made, for one simple reason: not only does Michael J.
“ Despite my holding interest, boring would be a word to accurately describe the movie.
“Don't waste your time rent Back to the Future and enjoy a movie where Fox is entertaining not a depressed coke head.
“ A pretentious novel as starting place doesn't help.
“But other than that, the film was fairly boring.
“ I fully expected the old cliché, you know the one: an old friend of the protagonist grabs them by the ears and thrusts their face at the mirror: "Look at yourself!
“ No story.
“ BTW there is another film w/William Hurt called "Accidental Tourist" that has the exact same problem: no one cares about anything except the self-absorbed character, who is boring beyond belief.
“ The disjointed feel, repetitive flashbacks, and haunted tone of his actions show the viewer that this is a man who seriously needs help to get out of the hell his life has become.
“The story reminded me in many ways of The Catcher In The Rye -- only that TCITR a good, captivating book, while BRBC is a boring film.
“While some of the scenes now seem contrived, at least the disco scenes are kept to a minimum, and the story is an interesting character study of a young graduate floundering in NY.
“Lets just say when I left the theater my thought was "There is 2 hours of my life I will never get back".
“Still, an enjoyable time capsule.
“ When will people realise that an exact adaptation will usually result in a boring and overly long film?.
“ Tedious and radically un-involving.
“This is a decent film, it was just sort of boring.
“ Ignore the parts that try to be funny and you will find this movie much more enjoyable.