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The Last Picture Show Reviews

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Classic American film has heavy themes and sex.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

November 1, 2012
Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] A masterpiece by any standard, "The Last Picture Show" (1971) presents an emotionally apocalyptic reckoning of an America that has lost its way. The subtext-the film was made at the height of the Vietnam War - is hard to miss.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A+

October 16, 2012
Budd Wilkins
Slant Magazine

For the members of the New Hollywood, it was a briefly opened window on revitalized filmmaking and venturesome storytelling.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 4/4

September 28, 2011
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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It's meant to make you feel sad for what's lost, but a vitality throbs through it.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 5/5

September 27, 2011
Philip French

Bogdanovich's masterpiece, it's an elegy for a vanishing America...

Full Review Source: Guardian

April 17, 2011
Anthony Quinn

Peter Bogdanovich's 1971 movie is a coming-of-age story, a portrait of small-town Texas, and one of the all-time great American elegies.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 5/5

April 15, 2011
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Its portrait of a floundering community is the film's strongest virtue.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

April 15, 2011
Peter Bradshaw


Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 5/5

April 14, 2011
David Parkinson
Radio Times

This is a masterclass in how to create fully rounded characters and then give them real lives to lead.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

April 14, 2011
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Peter Bogdanovich's eerie homage to olden times and movies, one of the key Hollywood films of the early 1970s, looks ever more crisply stunning and remote.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 5/5

April 14, 2011
Philip Kemp
Total Film

A worthy tribute to Bogdanovich's idols, Orson Welles and John Ford.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 5/5

March 31, 2011
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The director's most important film.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A-

January 14, 2011
Chris Cabin

a world where the parental figures are never the real parents and almost everyone in plain view is still in some way a kid, regardless of the number of years they've lived.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

June 8, 2009
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Em seu momento mais sólido como diretor (numa carreira que se auto-destruiria pouco depois), Bogdanovich cria um monumento à melancolia.

| Original Score: 5/5

April 30, 2009
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Bogdanovich's perfect recreation of the sense of time and place, and his ability to mix wit with poignancy that make this such a charming, timeless film.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

April 27, 2009


A poignant evocation of small-town life in fifties Texas.

Full Review Source: Film4

April 27, 2009
Stefan Kanfer
TIME Magazine
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Director Peter Bogdanovich has seen Anarene, Texas, in the cinematic terms of 1951 -- the langorous dissolves, the strong chiaroscuro, the dialogue that starts with bickering and ends at confessional.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

April 27, 2009
Tony Macklin

The Last Picture Show is competent movie-making and probably deserves an audience. But its predictability and its calculation mar it for me. The values seem to me to be more contrived humanity instead of the real thing.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 2, 2009
Variety Staff
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Notre Dame professor Edward Fischer has said that 'the best films, like the best books, tell how it is to be human under certain circumstances'. Larry McMurtry did a beautiful job of this.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 18, 2007
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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It's all fairly calculated, though Bogdanovich knows how to cast actors and highlight character turns.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

July 18, 2007
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