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4:44 Last Day on Earth Reviews

4:44 Last Day on Earth

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Sci-Fi

Release Date :

March 23, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Abel Ferrara

Starring :

Willem Dafoe, Shanyn Leigh, Paz de la Huerta, Natasha Lyonne, Paul Hipp, Thomas Michael Sullivan, Anthony Perullo

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2.5 of 5

“..this stuff is boring and kind of dumb..”
by Stephanie Zacharek [Movieline]
2 of 3

“..things don't evolve..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..the use of stock footage eventually approaches overkill in the montage-heavy climax..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
“..the people in "4:44 Last Day on Earth" sometimes behave as if they had all the time in the world, and the film, which runs a scant 85 minutes, feels longer than that..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
2 of 5

“..the film lacks any serious attempt to grapple with mortality..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
2 of 4

“..seriocomic spaz-out that's over before it begins..”
by Jaime N. Christley [Slant Magazine]
2 of 5

“..my main takeaway from the picture was that the loft didn't look like an entirely unpleasant space in which to meet doomsday..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
Review rate : C

“..generally seems to feel...not very much..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B-

“..enjoyable for those New York-informed or inspired audiences that can appreciate the drama for what it is..”
by Cole Smithey [ColeSmithey.com]
“..cooking life down to just its barest essence: a man, a woman and a need..”
by Mark Olsen [Los Angeles Times]
“..best of all is the half-surreal, half-touching scene..”
by Scott Tobias [NPR]
2 of 4

“..an hour into Earth and we're waiting for the film to end, not just the plane..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]

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