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The Last Winter Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a pro-environmental apocalyptic shocker that works as a thinking man's ghost story pic.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

November 3, 2010
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

October 18, 2008
Prairie Miller
Baret News

An eco-supernatural dreamscape companion piece to Al Gore's cautionary doc, An Incovenient Truth, and a thinking man's figurative and literal sub-Arctic chiller with a turbulent character-driven indie soul.

July 23, 2008
Cynthia Fuchs

As such terror is harder and harder to articulate, the film is most effective when it abandons dialogue and leaves the camera to do its very spooky work.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

October 19, 2007
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Last Winter does make good on its intriguing premise. And after a dandy beginning and a so-so middle, it delivers a knockout ending.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 19, 2007
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Fessenden, who directed, produced, cowrote, edited and even has a part in the film rightly values mood at least as much as he does delivering more abominable snow monsters.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

October 12, 2007
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Die-hard greenies may find this as unsettling as it's meant to be. For everyone else, it's closer to an atmospheric act of recycling.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

October 10, 2007
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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It works eerily well.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

September 28, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This message hangs over the entire film... but Fessenden still manages to craft an intense and effective thriller.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

September 27, 2007

Come for the eerie unworldly menace, but stay for the well-balanced currents of terror that manages to sustain itself throughout the film.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 26, 2007
Nathan Lee
Village Voice
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It's the imaginative background, and Fessenden's talent at insinuating it into the action, that counts -- and unnerves -- in this most chilling of global-warming movies.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 25, 2007
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

A well done low budget indie production that lets the viewers' imagination picture how bad it gets when mother earth is finally pushed past the breaking point

| Original Score: 7/10

September 23, 2007
Louis Proyect

A horror movie about the consequences of global warming. Set in the Alaskan Wildlife Natural Reserve, the oil company is far scarier than the monsters that attack the movie's main characters.

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September 23, 2007
Cole Smithey

Fessenden's best film to date is a horror movie built on eerie atmosphere and unspoken terror. Director of photography Magni Agustsson achieves beautiful visual textures and distances that allow hidden meanings to saturate the audience.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

September 22, 2007
Aaron Hillis
Premiere Magazine

A richly drawn, ambitious character piece both socially relevant and genuinely suspenseful... This is filmmaking both gorgeous and deeply unsettling.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 21, 2007
Jim Hemphill

In the end, the scariest thing about The Last Winter is how few of its ideas seem truly fantastic or implausible.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 21, 2007
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Even if this is no red-blooded shocker, its unsettling mood lingers long past the final fade-out, hinting at all sorts of retribution just lying in wait for polluters.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

September 21, 2007
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Consistently chilling (no, that's not a pun), with crisp, haunting visuals and sound character relationships.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 21, 2007
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
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[It] accomplishes with a modest budget and a talented cast what bigger, slicker, gorier contemporary horror movies rarely do. It taps into a collective dread compounded by the guilt of our complicity.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 20, 2007
Andrew O'Hehir
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Gruesome things happen in The Last Winter, but there's no gratuitous gore or torture, and the film's real power comes from its building sense that something really, really bad is about to happen.

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September 20, 2007
Michael Atkinson
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009
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