The Last Picture Show - Press Reviews

22 March 2011

5 stars across the board

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***** "Unmissable" - The Guardian

***** "... ever more crisply stunning and remote." - The Daily Telegraph

***** "If you’ve never seen The Last Picture Show on the big screen now is the perfect time to soak up a beautiful and iconic movie." - Film Shaft

***** "Novel at the time, it's still as gutsy and poignant today." - The Herald

***** "... one of the all-time great American elegies." - The Independent

***** "... a masterclass in how to create fully rounded characters and then give them real lives to lead." - Radio Times

***** "It’s a masterpiece... " - Time Out

***** "... the velvety black and white cinematography is as striking as the cast" - The Times

***** "A worthy tribute to Bogdanovich’s idols, Orson Welles and John Ford." - Total Film