The Last Winter
The Last Winter (2007)

In one of the most pristine landscapes in the world, a team working to exploit oil resources of Alaska is tormented by an unseen evil. After one crewmember is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the other members of the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 22, 2008
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Last Winter creatively and effectively uses horror tactics -- fear, tension, anticipation, and just enough gore -- to shock, but never repulse, its audience.

John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Fessenden, who directed, produced, cowrote, edited and even has a part in the film rightly values mood at least as much as he does delivering more abominable snow monsters.

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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle

The film isn't very interesting because it isn't well made.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a pro-environmental apocalyptic shocker that works as a thinking man's ghost story pic.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

The problem is that the ghostly culprit, some sort of nature spirit, isn't nearly as terrifying as the arguments that Pollack makes, or the fact that the ice in such places really is weakening.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

The Last Winter's heart is in the right place, but it isn't pumping any blood.

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Prairie Miller
Baret News

An eco-supernatural dreamscape companion piece to Al Gore's cautionary doc, An Incovenient Truth, and a thinking man's figurative and literal sub-Arctic chiller with a turbulent character-driven indie soul.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Die-hard greenies may find this as unsettling as it's meant to be. For everyone else, it's closer to an atmospheric act of recycling.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

It works eerily well.

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Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

As such terror is harder and harder to articulate, the film is most effective when it abandons dialogue and leaves the camera to do its very spooky work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
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Brian De Guelle
boring sums it up
Lee ?
Supernatural horror with an in-your-face environmental message at its heart. It's all about a crew of oil workers camped in the snowy Alaskan landscape who… More
A.D. Villarreal
Somewhat effective thriller, somewhat slow drama and somewhat comparable to 'The Happening'. Not bad but not developed enough to be really good.… More
jd cryptic
Great performances, cold eerie atmosphere, and chilling story. This movie is pretty creepy, and although slowly paced, it's still spooky.
Steve K
An odd film. Hints of an interesting premise but it never completely congeals. Decent performances across the board.