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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Van Sant, following "Gerry" and the superb "Elephant," is on the same elliptical quest. His journey is labored but undeniably hypnotic. show more

  • NA
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    In trouble from its first minutes. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The glacial pacing may put some people off, but it also has a hypnotic quality. And some viewers might find it fascinating to be a voyeur into someone's tortured psyche. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Van Sant and his star, Michael Pitt, together with the cinematographer Harris Savides, set out to do a somber, rigorously distanced study of a man drained of all resources, and slowly though inexorably approaching his end. That they have done exactly what they meant to do is notable. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    While Last Days succeeds as a nature documentary, Van Sant fails to penetrate human nature. The result is a portrait without a face. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It's like a walking tour inside the head of a deeply troubled, deeply talented young man, where most of the systems have already shut down. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Yet music, the one thing that might have given the film some kick, is de-emphasized, with only two songs sneaking into the picture. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    A true American tragedy, directed with skill and conviction. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Last Days is a definitive record of death by gradual drug exhaustion. After the chills and thrills of "Sid & Nancy" and "The Doors," here is a movie that sees how addicts usually die, not with a bang but a whimper. If the dead had it to do again, they might wish that, this time, they'd at least been conscious enough to realize what was happening. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The poetry of Last Days has a stoned grandeur. show more

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