Last Days Here 2011

Critics score:
84 / 100

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Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times: Unexpectedly flouting its doomy title, "Last Days Here" invests the standard, washed-up rock-star tale with surprising sweetness. Read more

Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out: The filmmakers mine as much as they can from supportive parents and ex-bandmates, but notably, you won't leave humming a single riff. Read more

Sam Adams, AV Club: The fact that Last Days Here cares more about Liebling's personal redemption than his professional triumph is ultimately a saving grace, a telling demonstration of the film's well-ordered priorities. Read more

Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times: A deft and weirdly affecting portrait of how a drug-addicted man-child knocking on death's door manages an astonishing resurgence. Read more

Sara Stewart, New York Post: It's horrifying, and you can't look away. Read more

Dan DeLuca, Philadelphia Inquirer: In its latter stages, the doc becomes not only a bromance, but also a romance, and maybe even a redemption story. Read more

Charles Gant, Variety: A surprise back-from-the-brink redemption proves reliably engaging in rock-doc Last Days Here. Read more

Melissa Anderson, Village Voice: An affectionate look at a self-destructing maniac and his supporters that bluntly reveals Liebling's total abjection without mocking him. Read more