The Last Castle Reviews

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June 3, 2011
A dull, borderline inept action-prison drama, in which lead star Robert Redford is totally wasted.
August 7, 2008
July 14, 2007
December 6, 2005
December 12, 2003
May 20, 2003
April 5, 2003
February 13, 2003
After impressing with his debut, former film critic Lurie has destroyed all of his credibility in the space of two hours with this display of jaundiced jingoism.
December 8, 2002
November 7, 2002
Robert Redford's military prison drama contains cruel and unusual punishment -- for the audience.
October 27, 2002
The sap is only occassional, but the poignancy is muted.
March 4, 2002
The movie's poster advertises "a castle can only have one king". That may be true, but how come this "Last Castle" has so many jesters?
December 20, 2001
It is not a realistic story at all and it is predictable and derivative.
November 24, 2001
November 20, 2001
A career-ending missive from two seriously disturbed individuals.
November 16, 2001
a castleful of clichs... not provocative for a drama and not rousing enough for an action movie
October 25, 2001
Lays everything on so thick that the film becomes a rather comical exaggeration of all it's supposed to be.
October 23, 2001
Bizarre, confused, sanctimonious manure.
October 21, 2001
Some films just leave you puzzled, and The Last Castle is one of them.
October 20, 2001
The themes that ring out most loudly in the end -- some men are just born leaders; others do best if they just conform -- are numbingly retrograde.
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