At its core, this is an earnest movie about how best to endure a crisis: by sharing the load with others, rather than assuming every stranger is an enemy.Read full article
This story of a father and son surviving off-grid against an outside world of "chaos and marauders" might seem a cabin-bound reimagining of the post-apocalyptic The Road (2009), but Drew Mylrea's feature is more akin to The Village (2004).Read full article
It's clearly a film with a lot on its mind, one that's eager to grapple with the gnarled roots of its own appeal. But its reticence keeps it from exploring the more challenging, and possibly more rewarding, paths laid out before it.Read full article
...it allows the cast to shine with characters they can make their own and in images that are well-made. Read full article
Maybe the point of this stock survivalist story was to demo how clueless you can be if you grow up in the wilderness. Maybe that's why "Clueless" actress Silverstone was cast. I jest. Silverstone's mature performance is the best thing about the movie.Read full article
Unlike the worst Shyamalan movies, Last Survivors’ twist doesn’t make or break the film; rather, it provides context to the world-building and mythos.Read full article
While it may not be a film remembered years after its release, it is surprisingly engaging and philosophical as it peels away each perspective in the characters it chooses to examine.
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This indie isn't going to change lives, but for evening of entertainment, it'll certainly give your family something to talk about.Read full article
Director Drew Mylrea delivers a clever and entertaining dramatic thriller with Last Survivors. Starring Stephen Moyer, Drew Van Acker and Alicia Silverstone, the film is a dramatic thriller which adds a new spin to the dystopian science fiction genre.
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Some intriguing ideas are compromised by clumsy execution in this muddled post-apocalyptic thriller that struggles to generate consistent suspense or emotional resonance.Read full article