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Last Night Reviews

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Jason Zingale
May 2, 2011
Fails to be as exciting or as sensuous as it should be due to the fact that it's populated by some of the most unlikable characters to grace a movie in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)
June 1, 2011
Shallow without being fun or sexy, the picture is a well-meaning but ponderous bore. The characters are dull, their ruminations tedious and uninvolving and the relationship insights banal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
April 29, 2011
The real question, is who cares?
Robert Levin
May 6, 2011
The movie moves forward in a reductive will-they-or-won't-they-cheat fashion, without much depth or character-driven insight.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy
July 14, 2011
The actors try their best to transcend the flimsy script and unappealing direction, but ultimately the movie offers a mostly hollow experience that delivers a night that you will struggle to remember.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Robbie Collin
News of the World
June 4, 2011
An hour and a half of pan-American todger-teasing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Karina Longworth
Village Voice
May 3, 2011
Here, as in a cosmetics ad, the performers are assigned to telegraph desire as characters defined by visual stereotype, their empty chatter decorated with facile metaphors.
Chris Barsanti
May 20, 2011
an exercise in suspenseful romance that doesn't quite know where to go with its story
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
April 20, 2011
The film's characters are stick figures articulating and acting out rote issues of monogamy, loyalty and betrayal.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out
June 1, 2011
'Last Night' is an empty exercise in sheer self-regard, a tedious, lifeless trawl through the secret lives of the rich and beautiful.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Beth Accomando
May 27, 2011
Yet both mumblecore and Tadjedin share a certain narcissistic self-reflection that immediately assumes audiences are interested in the lives of their characters.
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
May 6, 2011
Suspenseful though it is, the movie is quiet to the point of being sleepy, and Worthington is simply not working out as a screen star.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film
May 29, 2011
Worthington is so wooden it's a wonder rubbing up against Mendes doesn't cause him to spontaneously combust.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)
June 3, 2011
It's quite enjoyable, and the ending is very good -- I just didn't believe a moment of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
May 4, 2011
A tedious marital morality play with superficial characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate
May 12, 2011
A tedious, two-hour crisis of conscience, presenting a myriad of choices - the best of which is to wait and see this on dvd, if at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
May 5, 2011
He's withheld and she's, frankly, grating. So we don't really care if they weather the current storm, because sooner or later they're bound to get divorced, anyway.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
May 12, 2011
It's the sort of movie that thinks cutting between two different stories makes it art. Usually, it feels like an exercise in art. There's a lot of calisthenics but very little beauty or truth or whatever it is the movie is going for.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
September 12, 2010
Never a point at which one is able to work up any enthusiasm or interest in the central characters' ongoing exploits.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Vadim Rizov
Boxoffice Magazine
May 7, 2011
The glossy Manhattan footage, as hermetic as Woody Allen's rendition of New York, is engagingly expensive-looking at least, but the cast is barely given anything to work with.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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