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57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
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  1. Reviewed by: Rene Rodriguez
    Oct 13, 2011
    75
    Depending on your age, Limelight could make you nostalgic for those bad old days - and sort of glad you'll never be able to relive them.
  2. Reviewed by: Nathan Rabin
    Sep 21, 2011
    75
    As usual, Corben's style is caffeinated and a little rough around the edges, but he's a tenacious journalist, and his yen for sensationalism gives Limelight an irresistible tabloid pop.
  3. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    Sep 22, 2011
    70
    As a trippy, trifling memorial to a time before its eponymous club was a mini-mall and rave culture a woozy memory, Limelight delivers the messed-up goods.
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  1. Apr 29, 2012
    7
    Limelight has a great story to tell about the New York club scene in the early 90's. However the documentary tries to cram to much unnecessaryLimelight has a great story to tell about the New York club scene in the early 90's. However the documentary tries to cram to much unnecessary information in, leading the viewer to become confused. The amount of amazing subjects and collective characters interviewed for this film, it's no wonder that the doc spilled a little to much information. If they would slow down the pace, work on incorporating the music of the club into the soundtrack and embraced the story that ends the film this doc would have no problem becoming one of the greats! Full Review »