Last Christmas

critic Reviews

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  • Likable leads, terrific behind-the-scenes talent, and an intriguing musical hook aren't enough to save Last Christmas from its poorly conceived story.
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    Scott MarksSan Diego Reader
    Still, it's worth a visit to the multiplex to behold cinematographer John Schwartzman (National Treasure: Book of Secrets, The Founder) accept the challenge of illuminating a feature almost entirely by Christmas lights.
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    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    Last Christmas is patronising, illogical and silly.
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    You don't want to spoil it - it's silly, but satisfying as a plum pudding.
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    Adam WoodwardLittle White Lies
    Like Kate, Last Christmas is unequivocal in its appreciation of Michael, but it fundamentally misunderstands the daring individualism and self-deprecating wit that underpinned his best work.
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    Nathalie AtkinsonGlobe and Mail
    Even so, this familiar and formulaic holiday tale has its pleasures, unless your name is Ebenezer - and in the end, even he was mollified.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    It all builds to a big holiday singalong, but the cheer is absent. The song "Last Christmas" will endure. The movie, not so much.
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    Andrew GaldiMovie Bitches
    It did not click... It's not Love Actually.
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    Avaryl HalleyMovie Bitches
    Its heart was in the right place, it just wasn't there there.
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    Aly CavinessMidwest Film Journal
    The combined charms of Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding do a lot to ground the film in a place that feels real and not too quirky.
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    Jennifer HeatonAlternative Lens
    It's likely to become a Christmas classic, but for all the wrong reasons.
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