Rushlights (2013)

Billy (Josh Henderson) and Sarah (Haley Webb), two deliquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend's inheritance. The two teens wind up in a nightmare of greed and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 21, 2013
DVD Release Date: July 30, 2013
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Dennis Harvey

Polished but unmemorable.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

There are too many twists in Antoni Stutz's uninvolving "Rushlights."

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

The story is competently told, the direction suits the mood, and the performances are convincing even if the characters aren't very deep.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Maybe noir just feels a bit old at this point. No matter what, the movie isn't worth the Texas heat.

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Kristin Tillotson
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It all dwindles into "Who cares" long before the end of the road.

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Josh Bell
Film Racket

Drifts glumly from one ludicrous narrative development to the next.

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Barbara VanDenburgh
Arizona Republic

They say it isn't nice to kick a dog when it's down. But man, there are a lot of dogs in "Rushlights"...

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

Whatever pleasure could be derived from the movie's generically twisty plotting is negated by cardboard characterization, indifferent editing rhythms, and a score that sounds like it was pulled from a production music library.

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Elias Savada
Film Threat

Stutz has crafted a decent thriller, actually. A lesser-man's Body Heat.

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