This one snuck up on us! While I admit that I’d heard of this movie, “The Last Station,” based on a Jay Parini novel of the same name, I had no idea it was coming out so soon. Just Friday, the movie released in select locations in New York and LA so that it could be Oscar-eligible. I can see why; it has quite the ensemble. Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, James McAvoy. Not bad. The movie-tie-in edition comes out just before the full-platform release of the film on January 12, 2010. Put your orders in now!
The book it’s based on is a fictional account of Leo Tolstoy’s final year of life, and was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book when it first published. You can watch the preview below.[youtube bTh-vQho7UU]