42

The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Unabashedly pulpy, Rushlights brings to mind the noir cheapies churned out by the studios of Hollywood’s Poverty Row in the early 1950s. It has a few of the better qualities of sub-B noir—above-average camerawork, a rogues gallery of bit players — and all of the flaws.
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30

Arizona Republic

By Barbara VanDenburgh
A by-the-numbers thriller that wouldn’t even have made for a particularly good hourlong episode of a weekly crime procedural, never mind an honest-to-God feature-length movie.
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30

Village Voice

By Pete Vonder Haar
The endless hidden connections and coincidences eventually become ridiculous.
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30

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
When it comes to film plotting, too many twists just result in an annoying tangle. And there are too many twists in Antoni Stutz’s uninvolving Rushlights.
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20

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
If ever a movie signaled that the Quentin Tarantino copycat age of empty-headed wink-wink genre rehashing is still with us, Rushlights is that movie.
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25 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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