Last Love Reviews

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August 29, 2019
Nettlebeck has amassed an interesting cast likely to attract attention, so it's disheartening that the film is ultimately a rather ungainly and predictable familial drama.
June 15, 2019
A near-glacial two hours that somehow forgets to explore two of its more interesting characters - an impressive feat considering it only really has three to begin with.
November 12, 2018
The use of Paris is an especially lame attempt to fasttrack some pathos and twee romance into the mix and jars with the sometime deep politicking on grief and family politics.
October 10, 2014
Caine's brave attempt to speak pigeon French with an American accent produces some unintentionally comedic moments. Every time he says 'Merci', for example, you'll think he's spotted a horse. As in "mare, see!"
July 17, 2014
Sir Michael Caine is London personified, a British movie icon with one of the most distinctive voices in cinema. So why on earth would you mis-cast him as an American in Paris with a totally implausible accent?
July 14, 2014
A melancholic cross between Venus and Goodbye, Mr Chips, which could have been more enticingly entitled Venus and Chips.
July 11, 2014
Caine's heart-rending flourish aside, this often mawkish drama struggles to make a point.
July 10, 2014
The film is a little too soft-centred to do justice to its own themes of bereavement, jealousy and family breakdown.
July 10, 2014
It soon becomes clear that the chances of Caine and Poésy's characters' lop-sided relationship germinating into something interesting are vanishingly slim.
July 10, 2014
Ultimately something of a disappointment thanks to a frustrating script that lacks focus and isn't sure which story to tell.
July 8, 2014
This sentimental Michael Caine drama is so dull that doctors could prescribe it to treat insomnia.
July 3, 2014
The cloying sweetness of this film is pretty murderous.
July 3, 2014
[A] sentimental, platitude-strewn film ...
March 1, 2014
It's the labouring nature and tone of the story that eventually wore me down in this tale about grief, love and loss, despite a wonderful cast headed by Michael Caine
November 15, 2013
Last Love ambles into a finale that tries to resonate with something resembling tragic beauty, but never earns that right.
November 11, 2013
Dreary and depressing, it's so downmeat that even the considerable talents of Michael Caine cannot enliven the viewing.
November 1, 2013
This is a glacially paced movie, filled with sickly picture postcard imagery that seems designed to put you to sleep.
November 1, 2013
This somber work about the worthiness of living has little life in it.
November 1, 2013
"Last Love" starts out promising enough, but alas, it doesn't last.
November 1, 2013
Conventional drama about an ex-pat retired American professor mourning his beloved wife's passing benefits from always watchable star Michael Caine. But widespread web availability and familiar treatment of material...will spell mild box office.
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