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The Last Time Reviews

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Time Out
July 21, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 1/6
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
May 18, 2007
[Writer-director] Caleo isn't able to sell The Last Time -- not the affair and especially not the ludicrous twist ending.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
May 18, 2007
Feels like a script that was written backwards, as if the twist ending occurred to [writer-director] Caleo first and he then filled out a story to get to it. Fair enough, except getting there in this case is just no fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
May 18, 2007
Strives for contemporary noir in tone but feels closer to an ineffective parody of James M. Cain filtered through faux David Mamet dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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John Anderson
Newsday
May 17, 2007
While his cast is first-rate, director-writer Michael Caleo doesn't know quite what his movie is about.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
May 16, 2007
For all the good work that went into it, the movie is as phony as a game of three-card monte.
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
May 15, 2007
Akin to hip-hop culture's misappropriation of Scarface as a tale of gangsta empowerment, writer-director Michael Caleo crudely latches onto the surface misanthropy of David Mamet's work to fuel his forgettable first feature.