Walter Brasch: The one-hour drama, with light overtones, is the most-watched drama in television, but the Industry doesn’t think it’s worth any awards.
Larry Wines: And the most lethal-to-humans creature of all? Claiming 130 deaths a year, deer. Mostly from road collisions or swerving to avoid them, then crashing and wrapping yourself around a tree.
Ed Rampell: Watching the series unspool was like reading chapters of a great novel, by Tolstoy or Balzac.
Georgianne Nienaber: In the premiere episode, viewers take a virtual pilgrimage to the Uch Enmek Mountain in the Russian Republic of Altai. There, native people created their own mountain parks to rein in tourism and resist a gas pipeline that would cut through the Golden Mountains World Heritage Site.
Ed Rampell: This film is so shamefully, wildly one-sided that this historian/reviewer hesitates to call it a “documentary” — rather, Last is a piece of propaganda in the very worst sense of the term.