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The Last Castle Review

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  • 3.0

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This is an odd and ultimately dispiriting film, despite some intriguing ideas about brute force vs. moral authority, the elaborately staged uprising -- and impressive actors in the cast. That is to say, they've been impressive elsewhere.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    They may call it The Last Castle, but moviegoers will ultimately feel rooked.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    This is, after all, not just Robert Redford. It's Redford in the nobly burnished self-mythologic perfection of his late-middle-aged golden god-ness.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    An outrageously unlikely prison action movie made with lots of eye-catching pizzazz and undeserved expertise.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It could have been more, could have been a triumph and a classic, instead of simply an effective entertainment.

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