It?s the most emotionally naked work of Mirren?s movie career; she gives poetic form to the madness and the violence of commonplace jealousy.
- David Denby, The New Yorker
The Last Station is a moving, fictionalized account of a piece of real Russian history, a tour de force for an actor (Plummer) who?s in his prime in his 70s and 80s, and a real return to form for a director most at home in period pieces.
- Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel
The movie?s a chocolate box of nougaty performances, from Christopher Plummer?s delightful depiction of Tolstoy as a ribald old naïf to Paul Giamatti twirling his waxed mustache and playing to the gallery as Vladimir Chertkov.
- Ty Burr, Boston Globe