Last Night Reviews

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
August 26, 2005
stunning apocalyptic drama
| Original Score: 5/5
Michael Dequina
January 3, 2005
The humor does not negate the scenario's anguished heart, brought to wrenching life primarily by the extraordinary Oh.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Spence D.
IGN Movies
December 17, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian
July 18, 2004
Required viewing for anyone who hasn't yet planned her own last night.
| Original Score: 5/5
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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2004
For all its wry humor, it concludes as a heart-piercing affirmation of life and love in the face of death.
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
January 12, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
August 17, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
While it lacks the tension and panic of a similar film, Miracle Mile, [it] boasts a cast of intriguing characters in an equally intriguing (though unlikely) scenario.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
It's the End of The World as We Know It, and this crafty Canadian film chronicles the end times in smart, snappy fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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James Berardinelli
August 18, 2002
Last Night succeeds where so many other films have failed because it concentrates on the element that its predecessors have ignored: the human factor.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Ed Scheid
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
One of the few genuinely original films at the 1998 Cannes Festival.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
By far the best thing about Last Night is its conclusion.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
March 31, 2002
There are moments of transcendant truth and beauty, surrounded by a film that isn't sure what it wants to do or where to go.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Richard Kelly
Sight and Sound
March 5, 2002
McKellar's only mistake was to craft the niggling central role of Patrick, and then play it himself.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
An engaging apocalyptic romance.
Joshua Tanzer
February 26, 2002
The final countdown - when people are doing the things that most define them, in their infinite variety, as human beings - is exhilarating yet packed with significance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Stephen Farber
January 9, 2002
Could have been unbearably ponderous, but Canadian actor/director Don McKellar injects wry humor in place of angst.
Tom Block
September 18, 2001
...a no-frills but convincing execution of the end of the world.
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

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May 26, 2006
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July 21, 2005
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June 18, 2003
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January 1, 2000
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