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The Last WinterWho said that an environmental horror film couldn't be didactic and spooky at the same time? In The Last Winter, Larry Fessenden's B...The Last WinterHorror, Mystery and ThrillerPT107MUnratedWho said that an environmental horror film couldn't be didactic and spooky at the same time? In The Last Winter, Larry Fessenden's B...2007-10-10Connie BrittonIFC First Take
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The Last Winter

Genre: Horror, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: James LeGros, Ron Perlman, Connie Britton; Director: Larry Fessenden; Author: Larry Fessenden, Robert Leaver; Release Date Limited: 09/19/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 107; MPAA Rating: Unrated; Distributor: IFC First Take

Who said that an environmental horror film couldn’t be didactic and spooky at the same time? In The Last Winter, Larry Fessenden’s B-movie Arctic chiller (it’s like the 1951 The Thing with more ethereal demons), life slowly unravels for a team of oil-company workers who are out to establish an Alaskan drilling station. Are the mishaps merely accidents? Or is the tundra, unfrozen by global warming, taking its vengeance? Die-hard greenies may find this as unsettling as it’s meant to be. For everyone else, it’s closer to an atmospheric act of recycling. B

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