About Last Night Reviews

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February 13, 2014
Writers DeClue and Kazurinsky have created a recognizable geography for every age; you suspect that About Last Night will set off pangs of identification everywhere.
February 13, 2014
Engaging performances from the two leads are complemented by a witty script with some great one-liners, and five-star support from James Belushi.
February 13, 2014
About Last Night... is occasionally wonderful, but inevitably disappointing.
February 13, 2014
Homework assignment: Is the decision to change both the title and the thrust of Mamet's play evidence of perversity or of perversion? Due tomorrow. Class dismissed.
February 13, 2014
The shocks of recognition are largely absorbed by the standard narrative structure that replaces Mamet's blackouts; the characters, instead of functioning as archetypes, look underwritten, half alive.
February 12, 2014
Lowe and Moore do well as the on-again, off-again partners, although it is James Belushi, in an over-the-top supporting performance his brother John would have been proud of, who all but walks off with the show.
February 12, 2014
What emerges on the screen, however, is largely bland and prettified, virtually indistinguishable from any other trendy Hollywood romance of its period.
January 16, 2013
This is the yuppie drama that St. Elmo`s Fire wanted to be but wasn't.
October 13, 2009
It takes a lot in order for Jim Belushi to be the best actor in something.
July 31, 2009
Starts out strong and has potential, but then deteriorates into soap opera and endless montages.
January 21, 2009
Film lacks much of Mamet's grittiness, but is likable in its own right.
March 15, 2008
Great adaptation of Mamet's play...if they ever make my life story, Jim Belushi is playing me!
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The screenwriters work many nice little observations into their occasionally over-quippish script, but this is considerably smaller than the sum of its parts.
November 5, 2005
August 31, 2005
August 4, 2005
November 8, 2004
clever script and performances
November 18, 2003
One of the best movies of the 80's. Lowe and Moore are hotter than hell
October 10, 2003
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