• Released
  • March 2, 2012
  • (NY)
  • NR , 1 hr 31 min
  • Documentary
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The A.V. Club

By Sam Adams
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.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
It's the offbeat love story at the heart of Liebling's resurrection that provides the film's most powerful - and touching - surprise.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
As depressing as it may sound on paper, directors Argott and Fenton have crafted a deeply disturbing but equally moving documentary.
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New York Post

Riddled with sores, his lips locked on a crack pipe, the "sub-basement"-dwelling subject of this cult-rock doc initially seems plucked from an episode of "Intervention," or maybe "Hoarders."
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Nevertheless the fierce loyalty of Mr. Liebling's nearest and dearest is extremely touching, and Last Days Here - despite its stinginess with back story and early performance footage - works hard to reveal the man beneath the four-decade heroin habit.
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A surprise back-from-the-brink redemption proves reliably engaging in rock-doc Last Days Here, tracking three years in the life of cult musician Bobby Liebling, whose band Pentagram never capitalized on its early promise.
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Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
An affectionate look at a self-destructing maniac and his supporters that bluntly reveals Liebling's total abjection without mocking him.
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Slant Magazine

By Bill Weber
Gambling on the unlikely redemption of a doom metal fuck-up, this potential rock-doc tragedy reveals a bromance of idol and idolator.
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
A middling entry in the growing genre of tragic, never-quite-made-it rocker docs, this doesn't have a bona fide genius at its core (The Devil and Daniel Johnston), nor a compelling clash of Spinal Tap–ready egos (Anvil! The Story of Anvil).
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71 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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