Last Night (1998) Movie Review

We’re so used to big explosions and disasters when it comes to “end of the world” scenarios. We somehow prefer looking at the physical destruction of landmarks rather than acknowledging the real human tragedy behind it all. Maybe it’s because humans by nature are afraid of the inevitability of their own demise. Destruction is ok, but death is taboo. Go figure!

In Don McKellar‘s movie, we totally ignore what causes the end of the world. Humans are about to be wiped off the planet and there seem to be no hope of survival. People have been aware for months and now they only have a few hours left. Last Night is a movie about how humans cope with fear. The fear of dying alone, of still having unaccomplished dreams, of never seeing tomorrow. Continue Reading